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. Patsy (Liveright, 2019) / Nicole Dennis-Benn
8. A Modern Family (trans. from the Norwegian by Rosie Hedger) (Orenda Books, 2019) / Helga Flatland
9. Gun Island (John Murray, 2019) / Amitav Ghosh
10. City of Girls (Riverhead Books/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Elizabeth Gilbert

11. Honestly, We Meant Well (Flatiron Books, 2019) / Grant Ginder
12. Stalingrad (trans. from the German by Robert Chandler & Elizabeth Chandler) (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Vasily Grossman
13. Travellers/Travelers (Hamish Hamilton/W.W. Norton, 2019) / Helon Habila
14. Searching for Sylvie Lee (William Morrow, 2019) / Jean Kwok
15. When We Were Rich (Scribner U.K., 2019) / Tim Lott
16. This Green and Pleasant Land (Zaffre, 2019) / Ayisha Malik
17. The Capital (trans. from the German by Jamie Bulloch) (Liveright, 2019) / Robert Menasse
18. My Life as a Rat (Ecco, 2019) / Joyce Carol Oates
19. Shadowplay (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Joseph O’Connor
20. Dual Citizens (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Alix Ohlin

21. An Unravelling (Head of Zeus, 2019) / Elske Rahill
22. Everything You Ever Wanted (Viking, 2019) / Luiza Sauma
23. 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World (Viking, 2019) / Elif Shafak
24. The Summer Demands (Catapult, 2019) / Deborah Shapiro
25. More News Tomorrow (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Susan Richards Shreve
26. The Electric Hotel (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Dominic Smith
27. The Dragon Lady (Bloomsbury Caravel, 2019) / Louisa Treger
28. The Fox and Dr Shimamura (trans. from the German by Philip Boehm) (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Christine Wunnicke
29. 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. Upperdown (Epoque Press, 2019) / David Brennan
5. The Most Fun We Ever Had (Weidenfeld & Nicolson/Doubleday, 2019) / Claire Lombardo
6. The Rapture (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Claire McGlasson
7. The Whisper Man (Michael Joseph, 2019) / Alex North
8. The Travelers (Hogarth, 2019) / Regina Porter
9. Asghar and Zahra (JM Originals/John Murray, 2019) / Sameer Rahim
10. 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. Lines Off (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Hugo Williams

NONFICTION
1. The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts (Bodley Head, 2019) / Karen Armstrong
2. The Lost Boys: A Family Ripped Apart by War (Viking, 2019) / Catherine Bailey
3. The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future (Bodley Head, 2019) / Andrew Blum
4. Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War (Tim Duggan Books, 2019) / Tim Bouverie
5. The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe (Harvard University Press, 2019) / Marie-Janine Calic
6. Family Business: A Memoir (Seren, 2019) / Peter J. Conradi
7. The Way to the Sea: The Forgotten Histories of the Thames Estuary (Granta Books, 2019) / Caroline Crampton
8. A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / David Eimer
9. The Heartland: Finding and Losing Schizophrenia (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Nathan Filer
10. 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

11. Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent (Verso, 2019) / Priyamvada Gopal
12. The History of Philosophy (Viking, 2019) / A.C. Grayling
13. My Parents: An Introduction & This Does Not Belong to You (MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Aleksandar Hemon
14. Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Julian Hoffman
15. Pirates: A New History, from Vikings to Somali Raiders (Yale University Press, 2019) / Peter Lehr
16. The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive painting (Ballantine Books, 2019) / Ben Lewis
17. The Ministry of Truth: A Biography of George Orwell’s 1984 (Doubleday, 2019) / Dorian Lynskey
18. Underland: A Deep Time Journey (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Robert Macfarlane
19. Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China (Bantam Press, 2019) / John Man
20. This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Suketu Mehta

21. That Other World: Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile (trans. from the Persian by Lotfali Khonji) (Yale University Press, 2019) / Azar Nafisi
22. 1941: The Year Germany Lost the War (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Andrew Nagorski
23. Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane, 2019) / Johny Pitts
24. Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West Since the Cold War, 1971-2017 (Simon & Schuster/John Murray, 2019) / Simon Reid-Henry
25. My Seditious Heart: Collected Nonfiction (Hamish Hamilton/Haymarket Books, 2019) / Arundhati Roy
26. The Anxious Triumph: A Global History of Capitalism, 1860-1914 (Allen Lane, 2019) / Donald Sassoon
27. The Borgias: Power and Fortune (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Paul Strathern
28. 1939: A People’s History (Picador, 2019) / Frederick Taylor
29. A Feast for the Eyes: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini (Reaktion Books, 2019) / Carolyn Tillie
30. China and Japan: Facing History (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2019) / Ezra F. Vogel

31. The Collected Schizophrenias (Penguin, 2019) / Esmé Weijun Wang
32. Outrages: Sex, Censorship, and the Criminalisation of Love (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Naomi Wolf