Thursday, August 01, 2019

August 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Catholic School (trans. from the Italian by Antony Shugaar) (Picador, 2019) / Edoardo Albinati
2. Middle England (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Jonathan Coe
3. Overthrow (Viking, 2019) / Caleb Crain
4. Platform Seven (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Louise Doughty
5. Night for Day (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Patrick Flanery
6. The Guardian of Lies (Simon & Schuster UK, 2019) / Kate Furnivall
7. The Reckless Oath We Made (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019) / Bryn Greenwood
8. Tidelands (Simon & Schuster UK/Atria Books, 2019) / Philippa Gregory
9. Broken Ghost (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Niall Griffiths
10. The Second Sleep (Hutchinson, 2019) / Robert Harris

11. A Pure Heart (Viking, 2019) / Rajia Hassib
12. The Boy with Blue Trousers (Head of Zeus, 2019) / Carol Jones
13. Ask Again, Yes (Michael Joseph, 2019) / Mary Beth Keane
14. The Ditch (trans. from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) (Picador, 2019) / Herman Koch
15. The Beekeeper of Aleppo (Ballantine Books, 2019) / Christy Lefteri
16. The Man Who Saw Everything (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Deborah Levy
17. Patience (Galley Beggar Press, 2019) / Toby Litt
18. Beyond the Sea (Oneworld, 2019) / Paul Lynch
19. Berta Isla (trans. from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Javier Marías
20. The Hidden Things (Gallery Books, 2019) / Jamie Mason

21. How the Dead Speak (Little, Brown, 2019) / Val McDermid
22. To Calais, In Ordinary Time (Canongate Books, 2019) / James Meek
23. Life for Sale (trans. from the Japanese by Stephen Dodd) (Penguin Classics, 2019) / Yukio Mishima
24. The Man With No Borders (Little A, 2019) / Richard C. Morais
25. The Offing (Bloomsbury Circus, 2019) / Benjamin Myers
26. Inland (Random House/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Téa Obreht
27. The Memory Police (trans. from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder) (Pantheon/Harvill Secker, 2019) / Yoko Ogawa
28. A Better Man (Minotaur Books, 2019) / Louise Penny
29. The Need (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Helen Phillips
30. The Hotel Neversink (Tin House Books, 2019) / Adam O’Fallon Price

31. Polite Society (G.P. Putnam’s Sons/Tinder Press, 2019) / Mahesh Rao
32. Quichotte (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Salman Rushdie
33. The Electric Hotel (Allen & Unwin, 2019) / Dominic Smith
34. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead (trans. from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones) (Riverhead Books, 2019) / Olga Tokarczuk
35. The Books of Jacob (trans. from the Polish by Jennifer Croft) (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2019) / Olga Tokarczuk
36. A Door in the Earth (Little, Brown, 2019) / Amy Waldman
37. Fu Ping (trans. from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt) (Columbia University Press, 2019) / Wang Anyi
38. Doxology (Ecco, 2019) / Nell Zink

FIRST NOVELS
1. Baby (Scribe UK, 2019) / Annaleese Jochems
2. The Doll Factory (Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2019) / Elizabeth Macneal
3. The Whisper Man (Celadon Books, 2019) / Alex North
4. Follow Me to Ground (Doubleday, 2019) / Sue Rainsford
5. Devotion (Faber & Faber/Ecco, 2019) / Madeline Stevens
6. The Truants (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Kate Weinberg

STORIES
1. The Trojan War Museum and Other Stories (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Ayse Papatya Bucak
2. Everything Inside (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Edwidge Danticat
3. The Best of Benedict Kiely: A Selection of Stories (New Island Books, 2019) / Benedict Kiely
4. Black Light (Vintage, 2019) / Kimberly King Parsons
5. The Sea Cloak & Other Stories (Comma Press, 2019) / Nayrouz Qarmout
6. The World Doesn’t Require You (Liveright, 2019) / Rion Amilcar Scott
7. Lot (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Bryan Washington

POETRY
1. An American Sunrise (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Joy Harjo
2. Be Recorder (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Carmen Giménez Smith

NONFICTION
1. Silver, Sword & Stone: Three Crucibles in the Latin American Story (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Marie Arana
2. Time Song: Journeys in Search of a Submerged Land (Pantheon, 2019) / Julia Blackburn
3. The Yellow House: A Memoir (Grove Press, 2019) / Sarah M. Broom
4. Coventry (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Rachel Cusk
5. India in the Persianate Age, 1000-1765 (University of California Press, 2019) / Richard M. Eaton
6. The Unsettling of Europe: The Great Migration, 1945 to the Present (Allen Lane, 2019) / Peter Gatrell
7. The Last Ocean: A Journey Through Memory and Forgetting (Penguin Press, 2019) / Nicci Gerrard
8. This Life: Why Mortality Makes Us Free (Profile Books, 2019) / Martin Hägglund
9. Legacy: One Family, A Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World (William Heinemann, 2019) / Thomas Harding
10. How to be An Antiracist (Bodley Head/One World, 2019) / Ibram X. Kendi

11. The Government of No One: The Theory and Practice of Anarchism (Pelican, 2019) / Ruth Kinna
12. Becoming Beauvoir: A Life (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Kate Kirkpatrick
13. Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames (Bloomsbury Circus, 2019) / Lara Maiklem
14. Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities That Define a Civilization (Allen Lane, 2019) / Justin Marozzi
15. The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Hope and Struggle in Matrimony (Henry Holt, 2019) / Rick Moody
16. Learning from the Germans: Confronting Race and the Memory of Evil (Allen Lane, 2019) / Susan Neiman
17. In the Country of Women (Catapult, 2019) / Susan Straight
18. This is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality (PublicAffairs/Faber & Faber, 2019) / Peter Pomerantsev
19. What We Talk About When We Talk About Books: The History and Future of Reading (Basic Books, 2019) / Leah Price
20. Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation (Profile Books, 2019) / Raja Shehadeh

21. Witcraft: The Invention of Philosophy in English (Yale University Press, 2019) / Jonathan Rée
22. White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Jess Row
23. Why You Should Read Children’s Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise (Bloomsbury, 2019) / Katherine Rundell
24. Where Power Stops: The Making and Unmaking of Presidents and Prime Ministers (Profile Books, 2019) / David Runciman
25. I Never Said I Loved You (Headline, 2019) / Rhik Samadder
26. Savarkar: Echoes from a Forgotten Past, 1883-1924 (Penguin India, 2019) / Vikram Sampath
27. September 1, 1939: A Biography of a Poem (4th Estate, 2019) / Ian Sansom
28. Don’t Believe A Word: The Surprising Truth About Language (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / David Shariatmadari
29. The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City (Picador USA, 2019) / Anna Sherman
30. My Name Is Why: A Memoir (Canongate Books, 2019) / Lemn Sissay

31. Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Selina Todd
32. Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion (Random House/4th Estate, 2019) / Jia Tolentino
33. The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Ian Urbina
34. Semicolon: How a Misunderstood Punctuation Mark Can Improve Your Writing, Enrich Your Reading and Even Change Your Life (4th Estate, 2019) / Cecelia Watson
35. Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War (Little, Brown, 2019) / Duncan White