Monday, April 01, 2019

April 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Dollmaker (riverrun, 2019) / Nina Allan
2. Acts of Infidelity (trans. from the Swedish by Saskia Vogel) (Other Press, 2019) / Lena Andersson
3. We, the Survivors (4th Estate, 2019) / Tash Aw
4. Courting Mr Lincoln (Algonquin Books, 2019) / Louis Bayard
5. A Wonderful Stroke of Luck (Viking, 2019) / Ann Beattie
6. Springtime in a Broken Mirror (trans. from the Spanish by Nick Caistor) (The New Press, 2019) / Mario Benedetti
7. November Road (HarperCollins, 2019) / Lou Berney
8. Her Kind (Penguin Ireland, 2019) / Niamh Boyce
9. Outside Looking In (Ecco, 2019) / T.C. Boyle
10. The Fire Starters (Doubleday, 2019) / Jan Carson

11. Lord of All the Dead (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean) (MacLehose Press, 2019) / Javier Cercas
12. The Language of Birds (Sceptre, 2019) / Jill Dawson
13. Small Days and Nights (Bloomsbury Circus, 2019) / Tishani Doshi
14. Wunderland (Crown, 2019) / Jennifer Cody Epstein
15. Bodies of Men (Hatchette Australia, 2019) / Nigel Featherstone
16. The Poison Bed (Pegasus Books, 2019) / Elizabeth Fremantle
17. Lost and Wanted (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Nell Freudenberger
18. Feast Your Eyes (Scribner, 2019) / Myla Goldberg
19. The Strawberry Thief (Orion, 2019) / Joanne Harris
20. A Change of Time (trans. from the Danish by Martin Aitken) (Archipelago, 2019) / Ida Jessen

21. Stone Mothers (Hodder & Stoughton, 2019) / Erin Kelly
22. Metropolis (Quercus, 2019) / Philip Kerr
23. Things in Jars (Canongate Books, 2019) / Jess Kidd
24. Phantoms (Liveright/W.W. Norton, 2019) / Christian Kiefer
25. Repentance (Tiny Fox Press, 2019) / Andrew Lam
26. The Feral Detective (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Jonathan Lethem
27. The Song of the Jade Lily (Allen & Unwin, 2019) / Kirsty Manning
28. Machines Like Me (Jonathan Cape/Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2019) / Ian McEwan
29. Throw Me to the Wolves (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Patrick McGuinness
30. Star (trans. from the Japanese by Sam Bett) (New Directions/Penguin Classics, 2019) / Yukio Mishima

31. The Waiting Hours (Penguin Random House Canada, 2019) / Shandi Mitchell
32. Henry, Himself (Viking, 2019) / Stewart O’Nan
33. Wakenhyrst (Head of Zeus, 2019) / Michelle Paver
34. Normal People (Hogarth, 2019) / Sally Rooney
35. The Museum of Modern Love (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Heather Rose
36. The Editor (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019) / Steven Rowley
37. The Murmur of Bees (trans. from the Spanish by Simon Bruni) (Amazon Crossing, 2019) / Sofía Segovia
38. Spring (Pantheon, 2019) / Ali Smith
39. The King’s Evil (HarperCollins, 2019) / Andrew Taylor
40. Women Talking (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Miriam Toews

41. Suzy Suzy (Head of Zeus, 2019) / William Wall
42. The Fox and Dr Shimamura (trans. from the German by Philip Boehm) (New Directions, 2019) / Christine Wunnicke
43. The Gospel According to Lazarus (Peter Owen, 2019) / Richard Zimler

FIRST NOVELS
1. You Will Be Safe Here (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Damian Barr
2. Naamah (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Sarah Blake
3. The Gulf (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Belle Boggs
4. Island Song (Granta Books, 2019) / Madeleine Bunting
5. Queenie (Trapeze, 2019) / Candice Carty-Williams
6. The Binding (William Morrow, 2019) / Bridget Collins
7. The Confessions of Frannie Langton (Viking, 2019) / Sara Collins
8. Boy Swallows Universe (Harper, 2019) / Trent Dalton
9. Lights All Night Long (Penguin Press, 2019) / Lydia Fitzpatrick
10. Optic Nerve (trans. from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead) (Catapult, 2019) / Maria Gainza

11. The Parisian (Jonathan Cape/Grove Press, 2019) / Isabella Hammad
12. The Storyteller (trans. from the German by Sinéad Crowe & Rachel McNicholl) (World Editions, 2019) / Pierre Jarawan
13. Fled (Zaffre, 2019) / Meg Keneally
14. Miracle Creek (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Angie Kim
15. The Forest of Wool and Steel (trans. from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel) (Doubleday, 2019) / Natsu Miyashita
16. Black Car Burning (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Helen Mort
17. The Blind Earthworm in the Labyrinth (trans. from the Thai by Kong Rithdee) (River Books, 2019) / Veeraporn Nitiprapha
18. Walking on the Ceiling (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Ayşegül Savaş
19. Doggerland (4th Estate, 2019) / Ben Smith
20. My Enemy’s Cherry Tree (trans. from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt & Sylvia Li-chun Lin) (Granta Books, 2019) / Wang Ting-Kuo

STORIES
1. Labels and Other Stories (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Louis de Bernières
2. Days of My China Dragon (Simon & Schuster India, 2019) / Chandrahas Choudhury
3. This Paradise (Boiler House Press, 2019) / Ruby Cowling
4. Sabrina & Corina (One World, 2019) / Kali Fajardo-Anstine
5. Diary of a Murderer and Other Stories (trans. from the Korean by Krys Lee) (Mariner Books, 2019) / Young-Ha Kim
6. Claiming a Body (Moon City Press, 2019) / Amanda Marbais
7. Rock, Paper, Scissors, And Other Stories (trans. from the Russian by Alexandra Fleming, Anne Marie Jackson & Boris Dralyuk) (The New York Review of Books, 2019) / Maxim Osipov

POETRY
1. The Tradition (Copper Canyon Press, 2019) / Jericho Brown
2. Truth Street (Smokestack Books, 2019) / David Cain
3. The Girl Aquarium (Bloodaxe Books, 2019) / Jen Campbell
4. O Positive (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Joe Dunthorne
5. The Book of Baruch by the Gnostic Justin (Oxford University Press, 2019) / Geoffrey Hill
6. Sight Lines (Copper Canyon Press, 2019) / Arthur Sze
7. Doomstead Days (Nightboat Books, 2019) / Brian Teare
8. Words From the Wall (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Adam Thorpe

NONFICTION
1. Never a Lovely So Real: The Life and Work of Nelson Algren (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Colin Asher
2. The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Anita Anand
3. Never a Lovely So Real: The Life and Work of Nelson Algren (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Colin Asher
4. A History of the Bible: The Book and Its Faiths (Allen Lane, 2019) / John Barton
5. How the Classics Made Shakespeare (Princeton University Press, 2019) / Jonathan Bate
6. Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration (Random House, 2019) / Emily Bazelon
7. Imperial Legacies: The British Empire Around the World (Encounter Books, 2019) / Jeremy Black
8. Macbeth: A Dagger of the Mind (Scribner, 2019) / Harold Bloom
9. Possessed by Memory: The Inward Light of Criticism (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Harold Bloom
10. The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life (Random House/Allen Lane, 2019) / David Brooks

11. Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War (Bodley Head, 2019) / Tim Bouverie
12. The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality (Viking, 2019) / Nancy IsenbergAndrew Burstein
13. Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard (Allen Lane, 2019) / Clare Carlisle
14. All That You Leave Behind: A Memoir (Ballantine Books, 2019) / Erin Lee Carr
15. Book Reports: A Music Critic on His First Love, Which Was Reading (Duke University Press Books, 2019) / Robert Christgau
16. Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me (Picador, 2019) / Kate Clanchy
17. Humour (Yale University Press, 2019) / Terry Eagleton
18. White (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Bret Easton Ellis
19. Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution (University of Chicago Press, 2019) / Beth Gardiner
20. Choked: The Age of Air Pollution and the Fight for a Cleaner Future (Granta Books, 2019) / Beth Gardiner

21. Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow (Penguin Press, 2019) / Henry Louis Gates, Jr
22. What Dementia Teaches Us About Love (Allen Lane, 2019) / Nicci Gerrard
23. Constellations: Reflections from Life (Picador, 2019) / Sinéad Gleeson
24. Matilda: Empress, Queen, Warrior (Yale University Press, 2019) / Catherine Hanley
25. Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells (published in the U.K. as Autumn Light: Japan’s Season of Fire and Farewells by Bloomsbury Circus) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Pico Iyer
26. Shakespeare’s Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature (Counterpoint, 2019) / Stuart Kells
27. The Global Age: Europe 1950-2017 (Viking, 2019) / Ian Kershaw
28. So Much Longing in So Little Space: The Art of Edvard Munch (trans. from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey) / Karl One Knausgaard
29. Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires (Yale University Press, 2019) / Tim Mackintosh-Smith
30. Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Mary Norris

31. The Storm on Our Shores: One Island, Two Soldiers, and the Forgotten Battle of World War II (Atria Books, 2019) / Mark Obmascik
32. Emperor: A New Life of Charles V (Yale University Press, 2019) / Geoffrey Parker
33. The Private Life of Lord Byron (Unbound, 2019) / Antony Peattie
34. The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin (Bodley Head, 2019) / Jonathan Phillips
35. Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point (Princeton University Press, 2019) / Gyan Prakash
36. All the Fierce Tethers (Sarabande Books, 2019) / Lia Purpura
37. Losing Earth: A Recent History (MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Nathaniel Rich
38. Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth (Canongate, 2019) / Dan Richards
39. The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Hallie Rubenhold
40. The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the Making of Modern Britain (Two Roads, 2019) / Babita Sharma

41. The Country of Larks: A Chiltern Journey (Bradt Travel Guides, 2019) / Gail Simmons
42. The Body Papers: A Memoir (Restless Books, 2019) / Grace Talusan
43. Mr. Straight Arrow: The Career of John Hersey, Author of Hiroshima (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Jeremy Treglown
44. Freedom: The Overthrow of the Slave Empires (Robinson, 2019) / James Walvin
45. Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe’s Lost Country (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Simon Winder