Saturday, June 01, 2019

June 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Big Sky (Doubleday, 2019) / Kate Atkinson
2. The Body Lies (Alfred A. Knopf/Doubleday, 2019) / Jo Baker
3. Night Boat to Tangier (Canongate, 2019) / Kevin Barry
4. Who Among Us? (trans. from the Spanish by Nick Caistor) (Penguin Modern Classics, 2019) / Mario Benedetti
5. The New Me (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Halle Butler
6. The Tenth Muse (Ecco, 2019) / Catherine Chung
7. The Body in Question (Pantheon, 2019) / Jill Ciment
8. Patsy (Liveright, 2019) / Nicole Dennis-Benn
9. A Modern Family (trans. from the Norwegian by Rosie Hedger) (Orenda Books, 2019) / Helga Flatland
10. Gun Island (John Murray, 2019) / Amitav Ghosh

11. City of Girls (Riverhead Books/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Elizabeth Gilbert
12. Honestly, We Meant Well (Flatiron Books, 2019) / Grant Ginder
13. Stalingrad (trans. from the German by Robert Chandler & Elizabeth Chandler) (Harvill Secker/NYRB Classics, 2019) / Vasily Grossman
14. Travellers/Travelers (Hamish Hamilton/W.W. Norton, 2019) / Helon Habila
15. Confession with Blue Horses (Head of Zeus, 2019) / Sophie Hardach
16. Children of the Ghetto: My Name Is Adam (trans. from the Arabic by Humphrey Davies) (Archipelago, 2019) / Elias Khoury
17. Savage Gods (Little Toller, 2019) / Paul Kingsnorth
18. Searching for Sylvie Lee (William Morrow, 2019) / Jean Kwok
19. When We Were Rich (Scribner U.K., 2019) / Tim Lott
20. This Green and Pleasant Land (Zaffre, 2019) / Ayisha Malik

21. The Capital (trans. from the German by Jamie Bulloch) (Liveright, 2019) / Robert Menasse
22. My Life as a Rat (Ecco/4th Estate, 2019) / Joyce Carol Oates
23. Shadowplay (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Joseph O’Connor
24. Dual Citizens (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Alix Ohlin
25. An Unravelling (Head of Zeus, 2019) / Elske Rahill
26. Everything You Ever Wanted (Viking, 2019) / Luiza Sauma
27. 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World (Viking, 2019) / Elif Shafak
28. The Summer Demands (Catapult, 2019) / Deborah Shapiro
29. More News Tomorrow (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Susan Richards Shreve
30. The Electric Hotel (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Dominic Smith

31. The Dragon Lady (Bloomsbury Caravel, 2019) / Louisa Treger
32. The Fox and Dr Shimamura (trans. from the German by Philip Boehm) (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Christine Wunnicke
33. The Gospel According to Lazarus (Peter Owen, 2019) / Richard Zimler


FIRST NOVELS
1. The Paper Wasp (Grove Press, 2019) / Lauren Acampora
2. Fleishman Is In Trouble (Random House/Wildfire, 2019) / Taffy Brodesser-Akner
3. Mostly Dead Things (Tin House Books, 2019) / Kristen Arnett
4. Diary of a Somebody (Picador, 2019) / Brian Bilston
5. Upperdown (Epoque Press, 2019) / David Brennan
6. The Other Half of Augusta Hope (The Borough Press, 2019) / Joanna Glen
7. The Most Fun We Ever Had (Weidenfeld & Nicolson/Doubleday, 2019) / Claire Lombardo
8. The Rapture (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Claire McGlasson
9. The Whisper Man (Michael Joseph, 2019) / Alex North
10. The Travelers (Hogarth, 2019) / Regina Porter

11. Asghar and Zahra (JM Originals/John Murray, 2019) / Sameer Rahim
12. On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous (Penguin Press/Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Ocean Vuong

STORIES
1. A Lucky Man (Serpent’s Tail, 2019) / Jamel Brinkley
2. Sweet Home (Picador, 2019) / Wendy Erskine
3. The South Westerlies (Salt Publishing, 2019) / Jane Fraser
4. Fabulous (4th Estate, 2019) / Lucy Hughes-Hallett
5. Broken Jaw (The 87 Press, 2019) / Minoli Salgado
6. Home Remedies (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Xuan Juliana Wang

POETRY
1. Surge (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Jay Bernard
2. Deaf Republic (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Ilya Kaminsky
3. The Million-Petalled Flower of Being Here (Bloodaxe Books, 2019) / Vidyan Ravinthiran
4. Erato (Seren, 2019) / Deryn Rees-Jones
5. Lines Off (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Hugo Williams

NONFICTION
1. William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life (Ig Publishing, 2019) / Steve Almond
2. The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts (Bodley Head, 2019) / Karen Armstrong
3. The Lost Boys: A Family Ripped Apart by War (Viking, 2019) / Catherine Bailey
4. The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future (Bodley Head, 2019) / Andrew Blum
5. Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War (Tim Duggan Books, 2019) / Tim Bouverie
6. The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe (Harvard University Press, 2019) / Marie-Janine Calic
7. Family Business: A Memoir (Seren, 2019) / Peter J. Conradi
8. The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary (Granta Books, 2019) / Caroline Crampton
9. A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / David Eimer
10. The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz (WH Allen, 2019) / Jack Fairweather

11. The Heartland: Finding and Losing Schizophrenia (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Nathan Filer
12. The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future (Random House, 2019) / Jon Gertner
13. América: The Epic Story of Spanish North America, 1493-1898 (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Robert Goodwin
14. Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent (Verso, 2019) / Priyamvada Gopal
15. The History of Philosophy (Viking, 2019) / A.C. Grayling
16. My Parents: An Introduction & This Does Not Belong to You (MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Aleksandar Hemon
17. Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Julian Hoffman
18. Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders (Yale University Press, 2019) / Peter Lehr
19. The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive painting (Ballantine Books, 2019) / Ben Lewis
20. Infused: Adventures in Tea (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Henrietta Lovell

21. The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell’s 1984 (Doubleday, 2019) / Dorian Lynskey
22. Underland: A Deep Time Journey (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Robert Macfarlane
23. Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China (Bantam Press, 2019) / John Man
24. This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Suketu Mehta
25. That Other World: Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile (trans. from the Persian by Lotfali Khonji) (Yale University Press, 2019) / Azar Nafisi
26. 1941: The Year Germany Lost the War (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Andrew Nagorski
27. Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane, 2019) / Johny Pitts
28. Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and Journeys In Between (C. Hurst & Co., 2019) / Ed Pulford
29. Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West Since the Cold War, 1971-2017 (Simon & Schuster/John Murray, 2019) / Simon Reid-Henry
30. My Seditious Heart: Collected Nonfiction (Hamish Hamilton/Haymarket Books, 2019) / Arundhati Roy

31. The Anxious Triumph: A Global History of Capitalism, 1860-1914 (Allen Lane, 2019) / Donald Sassoon
32. The Borgias: Power and Fortune (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Paul Strathern
33. 1939: A People’s History (Picador, 2019) / Frederick Taylor
34. A Feast for the Eyes: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini (Reaktion Books, 2019) / Carolyn Tillie
35. China and Japan: Facing History (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2019) / Ezra F. Vogel
36. The Collected Schizophrenias (Penguin, 2019) / Esmé Weijun Wang
37. Outrages: Sex, Censorship, and the Criminalisation of Love (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Naomi Wolf