Monday, July 01, 2019

July 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. I Am Sovereign (William Heinemann, 2019) / Nicola Barker
2. Starling Days (Sceptre, 2019) / Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
3. In the Full Light of the Sun (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Clare Clark
4. Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press, 2019) / Lucy Ellmann
5. Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (Little, Brown, 2019) / Janet Fitch
6. Beirut Hellfire Society (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Rawi Hage
7. The Gifted School (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Bruce Holsinger
8. Expectation (Doubleday, 2019) / Anna Hope
9. The Vexations (Little, Brown, 2019) / Caitlin Horrocks
10. At Dusk (trans. from the Korean by Sora Kim-Russell) (Scribe U.S., 2019) / Hwang Sok-yong

11. Live a Little (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Howard Jacobson
12. The Sleepwalker (Doubleday, 2019) / Joseph Knox
13. Lady in the Lake (Faber & Faber/William Morrow, 2019) / Laura Lippman
14. The Archipelago of Another Life (trans. from the French by Geoffrey Strachan) (MacLehose Press, 2019) / Andreï Makine
15. The Nowhere Man (Small Axes, 2019) / Kamala Markandaya
16. Deep River (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2019) / Karl Marlantes
17. The Chain (Orion, 2019) / Adrian McKinty
18. The Carer (Tinder Press, 2019) / Deborah Moggach
19. One Part Woman (trans. from the Tamil by Aniruddhan Vasudevan) (Pushkin Press, 2019) / Perumal Murugan
20. The Warlow Experiment (Serpent’s Tail, 2019) / Alix Nathan

21. Knife (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Jo Nesbo
22. Sweet Sorrow (Hodder & Stoughton, 2019) / David Nicholls
23. The Vanishing Hours (Doubleday, 2019) / Barney Norris
24. Plastic Emotions (Influx Press, 2019) / Shiromi Pinto
25. The Need (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Helen Phillips
26. Chances Are ... (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Richard Russo
27. The Volunteer (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Salvatore Scibona
28. The Lager Queen of Minnesota (Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2019) / J. Ryan Stradal
29. Turbulence (Scribner, 2019) / David Szalay
30. The Nickel Boys (Doubleday, 2019) / Colson Whitehead

31. The Yield (Penguin Random House Australia, 2019) / Tara June Winch
32. The Hiding Game (Picador, 2019) / Naomi Wood
33. The Gospel According to Lazarus (Peter Owen, 2019) / Richard Zimler

FIRST NOVELS
1. Dolores (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 20190 / Lauren Aimee Curtis
2. Nobber (JM Originals/John Murray, 2019) / Oisín Fagan
3. Goodnight Stranger (Park Row, 2019)/ Miciah Bay Gault
4. Nightingale Point (HQ, 2019) / Luan Goldie
5. The Vexations (Little, Brown, 2019) / Caitlin Horrocks
6. Fled (Arcade Publishing, 2019) / Meg Keneally
7. Delayed Rays of a Star (Nan A. Talese/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Amanda Lee Koe
8. Beijing Payback (Ecco, 2019) / Daniel Nieh
9. Disappearing Earth (Scribner UK, 2019) / Julia Phillips
10 The Travelers (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Regina Porter

11. Say Say Say (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Lila Savage
12. Marilou Is Everwhere (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Sarah Elaine Smith
13. The Expectations (Little, Brown, 2019) / Alexander Tilney
14. The Far Field (Grove Press, 2019) / Madhuri Vijay

STORIES
1. Stand By Me (Allen Lane, 2019) / Wendell Berry
2. The Quarter (trans. from the Arabic by Roger Allen) (Saqi Books, 2019) / Naguib Mahfouz
3. We Love Anderson Cooper: Short Stories (Celadon Books, 2019) / R.L. Maizes
4. Maggie Brown & Others (Little, Brown, 2019) / Peter Orner

POETRY
1. Empirical (Giramondo, 2019) / Lisa Gorton
2. The Government Lake: Last Poems (Ecco, 2019) / James Tate

NONFICTION
1. Last Witnesses: Unchildlike Stories/An Oral History of the Children of World War II (trans. from the Russian by Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky) (Penguin Classics/Random House, 2019) / Svetlana Alexievich
2. If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years (Penguin Press, 2019) / Christopher Benfey
3. Long Peace Street: A Walk in Modern China (Manchester University Press, 2019) / Jonathan Chatwin
4. On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Laura Cumming
5. A Proper Person to Be Detained: The Story of a Murder and Its Aftermath (Contraband, 2019) / Catherine Czerkawska
6. India in the Persianate Age, 1000-1765 (Allen Lane, 2019) / Richard M. Eaton
7. Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It (University of California Press, 2019) / Felipe Fernández-Armesto
8. Stop Being Reasonable: Six Stories of How We Really Change Our Minds (Scribe U.K., 2019) / Eleanor Gordon-Smith
9. Promise Me You’ll Shoot Yourself: The Downfall of Ordinary Germans in 1945 (trans. from the German by Imogen Taylor) (Allen Lane, 2019) / Florian Huber
10. The Way Through the Woods: On Mushrooms and Mourning (Spiegel & Grau, 2019) / Long Litt Woon

11. Hitler: A Life (Oxford University Press, 2019) / Peter Longerich
12. Fabulous Monsters: Dracula, Alice, Superman, and Other Literary Friends (Yale University Press, 2019) / Alberto Manguel
13. King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV  (Allen Lane, 2019) / Philip Mansel
14. Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Gretchen McCulloch
15. The Bad Boys of Athens: Classics from the Greeks to Game of Thrones (William Collins, 2019) / Daniel Mendelsohn
16. Partition Voices: Untold British Stories (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Kavita Puri
17. Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss (Milkweed Editions, 2019) / Margaret Renkl
18. The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It (Allen Lane, 2019) / Mark B. Smith
19. Three Women (Bloomsbury Circus/Avid Reader Press, 2019) / Lisa Taddeo
20. Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark (Ecco, 2019) / Cecelia Watson