Tuesday, October 01, 2019

October 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Find Me (Faber & Faber/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / André Aciman
2. Celestial Bodies (trans. from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth) (Catapult, 2019) / Jokha Alharthi
3. The Dollmaker (Other Press, 2019) / Nina Allan
4. Right After the Weather (Atria Books, 2019) / Carol Anshaw
5. The Bee and the Orange Tree (Affirm Press, 2019) / Melissa Ashley
6. All This Could Be Yours (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Jami Attenberg
7. Marley (Atria Books, 2019) / Jon Clinch
8. Sword of Kings (HarperCollins, 2019) / Bernard Cornwell
9. The River Capture (Canongate, 2019) / Mary Costello
10. The Butterfly Girl (Harper, 2019) / Rene Denfeld

11. Akin (Picador, 2019) / Emma Donoghue
12. The Guardians (Doubleday, 2019) / John Grisham
13. Curious Toys (Mulholland Books, 2019) / Elizabeth Hand
14. Deeplight (Macmillan, 2019) / Frances Hardinge
15. The Murder of Harriet Monckton (Myriad Editions, 2019) / Elizabeth Haynes
16. The Jewel (Head of Zeus, 2019) / Neil Hegarthy
17. The Benefit of Hindsight (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Susan Hill
18. Country (Custom House, 2019) / Michael Hughes
19. In the House in the Dark of the Woods (One/Back Bay Books/Little, Brown, 2019) / Laird Hunt
20. Starve Acre (John Murray, 2019) / Andrew Michael Hurley

21. Of Strangers and Bees (trans. from the Uzbek by Hamid Ismailov & Shelley Fairweather-Vega) (Tilted Axis Press, 2019) / Hamid Ismailov
22. The Girl with the Leica (trans. from the Italian by Ann Goldstein) (Europa Editions, 2019) / Helena Janeczek
23. The Secret of Cold Hill (Macmillan, 2019) / Peter James
24. Stillicide (Granta Books, 2019) / Cynan Jones
25. Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous (Myriad Editions, 2020) / Manu Joseph
26. Agent Running in the Field (Viking, 2019) / John le Carré
27. The Topeka School (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Ben Lerner
28. The Man Who Saw Everything (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Deborah Levy
29. Mistletoe (Quercus, 2019) / Alison Littlewood
30. The Giver of Stars (Michael Joseph, 2019) / Jojo Moyes

31. The Cheffe: A Cook’s Novel (trans. from the French by Jordan Stump) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Marie NDiaye
32. Pursuit (Mysterious Press, 2019) / Joyce Carol Oates
33. Girl (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Edna O’Brien
34. Maybe the Horse Will Talk (Vintage Australia/Penguin Random House Australia, 2019) / Elliot Perlman
35. The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two (Penguin/David Fickling, 2019) / Philip Pullman
36. Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Kate Racculia
37. Red Oblivion (Dundurn, 2019) / Leslie Shimotakahara
38. Olive, Again (Random House/Viking, 2019) / Elizabeth Strout
39. Divide Me By Zero (Tin House Books, 2019) / Lara Vapnyar
40. Nothing to See Here (Ecco, 2019) / Kevin Wilson

41. The Weekend (Allen & Unwin, 2019) / Charlotte Wood
42. Famous in Cedarville (Polis Books, 2019) / Erica Wright

FIRST NOVELS
1. Ninth House (Gollancz, 2019) / Leigh Barduso
2. Love Notes From a German Building Site (Head of Zeus, 2019) / Adrian Duncan
3. A Tall History of Sugar (Akashic Books, 2019) / Curdella Forbes
4. Black Sun (Bantam Press, 2019) / Owen Matthews
5. The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney (Dialogue Books, 2019) / Okechukwu Nzelu

STORIES
1. Salt Slow (Flatiron Books, 2019) / Julia Armfield
2. Collected Stories (Everyman, 2019) / Elizabeth Bowen
3. Where the Light Falls: Selected Stories of Nancy Hale (ed. Lauren Groff) (Library of America, 2019) / Nancy Hale
4. Sudden Traveler (Custom House, 2019) / Sarah Hall
5. The Penguin Book of Christmas Stories: From Hans Christian Andersen to Angela Carter (Penguin Classics, 2019) / Jessica Harrison (ed.)
6. Full Throttle (William Morrow/Gollancz, 2019) / Joe Hill
7. Kitchen Curse: Stories (trans. from the Indonesian by Annie Tucker) (Verso Books, 2019) / Eka Kurniawan
8. Things We Say in the Dark (Harvill Secker, 2019) / Kirsty Logan
9. This Way to Departures (Influx Press, 2019) / Linda Mannheim
10. Suicide Woods (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Benjamin Percy

11. The Beadworkers (Counterpoint, 2019) / Beth Piatote
12. Grand Union (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Zadie Smith
13. The Scent of Buenos Aires (trans. from the Spanish by Maureen Shaughnessy) (Archipelago, 2019) / Hebe Uhart
14. She Was Like That: New and Selected Stories (Scribner, 2019) / Kate Walbert

POETRY
1. Split (Blue Diode, 2019) / Juana Adcock
2. Inheritance (CB Editions, 2019) / Paul Bailey
3. The Music of Time: Poetry in the Twentieth Century (Profile Books, 2019) / John Burnside
4. From There to Here: Selected Poems and Translations (Wake Forest University Press, 2019) / Ciaran Carson
5. Still Life (The Gallery Press, 2019) / Ciaran Carson
6. Frost Fair (illustrated by David De Las Heras) (Picador, 2019) / Carol Ann Duffy
7. The Mizzy (Picador, 2019) / Paul Farley
8. Love and I (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Fanny Howe
9. Afterwardness (Carcanet Press, 2019) / Mimi Khalvati
10. Railsplitter (Copper Canyon Press, 2019) / Maurice Manning

11. The Mother House (The Gallery Press, 2019) / Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
12. Arias (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Sharon Olds
13. The Mind Has Cliffs of Fall: Poems at the Extremes of Feeling (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Robert Pinsky (ed.)
14. Selected Poems (Picador, 2019) / Denise Riley

NONFICTION
1. The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans (Allen Lane/Oxford University Press, 2019) / David Abulafia
2. Notes Made While Falling (Goldsmiths Press, 2019) / Jenn Ashworth
3. Be My Guest: Reflections on Food, Community and the Meaning of Generosity (Canongate, 2019) / Priya Basil
4. Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation (University of Chicago Press, 2019) / Roderick Beaton
5. A History of Europe: From Prehistory to the 21st Century (Arcturus Publishing, 2019) / Jeremy Black
6. The American Canon: Literary Genius from Emerson to Pynchon: Five Decades of Writing on American Literature (ed. David Mikics) (Library of America, 2019) / Harold Bloom
7. So It Goes: Travels in the Aran Isles, Xian and Places in Between (trans. from the French by Robyn Marsack) (Eland Publishing, 2019) / Nicolas Bouvier
8. The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America (Princeton University Press, 2019) / Nicholas Buckle
9. Sacred Weather: Atmospheric Essentialism in the Work of John McGahern (Cork University Press, 2019) / Niamh Campbell
10. Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Jung Chang

11. The Anarchy: The Rise of The East India Company and the Fall of the Mughal Empire (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / William Dalrymple
12. A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith (Viking, 2019) / Timothy Egan
13. The Lives of Lucian Freud: The Restless Years, 1922-1968 (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / William Feaver
14. We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Jonathan Safran Foer
15. Stop Being Reasonable: How We Really Change Our Minds (PublicAffairs, 2019) / Eleanor Gordon-Smith
16. Homecoming: Voices of the Windrush Generation (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Colin Grant
17. Novel Houses: Twenty Famous Fictional Dwellings (The Bodleian Library, 2019) / Christina Hardyment
18. Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright (Alfred A. Knopf/Bodley Head, 2019) / Paul Hendrickson
19. Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World (Basic Books, 2019) / Tom Holland
20. Somewhere Becoming Rain: Collected Writings on Philip Larkin (Picador, 2019) / Clive James

21. A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital (Viking, 2019) / Simon Jenkins
22. How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Saeed Jones
23. What Happened? (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Hanif Kureishi
24. Genius & Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947 (Oneworld, 2019) / Norman Lebrecht
25. A Radical Romance: A Memoir of Love, Grief and Consolation (Fig Tree, 2019) / Alison Light
26. To Begin the World Over Again: How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe (Yale University Press, 2019) / Matthew Lockwood
27. Hitler: A Biography (Oxford University Press, 2019) / Peter Longerich
28. Infused: Adventures in Tea (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Henrietta Lovell
29. In the Dream House: A Memoir (Profile/Graywolf Press, 2019) / Carmen Maria Machado
30. The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando (Harper, 2019) / William J. Mann

31. The Summer Isles: A Voyage of the Imagination (Granta, 2019) / Philip Marsden
32. A Month in Siena (Viking, 2019) / Hisham Matar
33. The Last Footman (The Lilliput Press, 2019) / Gillies Macbain
34. Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth (Constable, 2019) / Iain MacGregor
35. Attlee and Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Leo McKinstry
36. Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones (New York Review Books, 2019) / Daniel Mendelsohn
37. The Cigarette: A Political History (Harvard University Press, 2019) / Sarah Milov
38. Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS (Scribe UK, 2019) / Azadeh Moaveni
39. Edison (Random House, 2019) / Edmund Morris
40. Stalin and the Fate of Europe: The Postwar Struggle for Sovereignty (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019) / Norman M. Naimark

41. A Cheesemonger’s History of the British Isles (Profile Books, 2019) / Ned Palmer
42. Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness (New York Review Books, 2019) / Tim Parks
43. Ghostland: In Search of a Haunted Country (William Collins, 2019) / Edward Parnell
44. Backstop Land (Apollo/Head of Zeus, 2019) / Glenn Patterson
45. The Brothers York: An English Tragedy (Allen Lane, 2019) / Thomas Penn
46. The Great Flood: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape (Picador, 2019) / Edward Platt
47. Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II (Allen Lane, 2019) / Serhii Plokhy
48. Island Stories: Britain and Its History in the Age of Brexit (William Collins, 2019) / David Reynolds
49. Time Lived, Without Its Flow (Picador, 2019) / Denise Riley
50. Leadership in War: Lessons from Those Who Made History (Allen Lane, 2019) / Andrew Roberts

51. Who Dares Wins: Britain, 1979-1982 (Allen Lane, 2019) / Dominic Sandbrook
52. Hitler: A Global Biography (Basic Books, 2019) / Brendan Simms
53. On Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Biography (Abrams Press, 2019) / D.J. Taylor
54. On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Road Trip: A Mexican Journey (Hamish Hamilton/Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Paul Theroux
55. The Pulse Glass: And the Beat of Other Hearts (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Gillian Tindall
56. The Fortress: The Great Siege of Przemyśl (Allen Lane, 2019) / Alexander Watson
57. Violencia: A New History of Spain: Past, Present and the Future of the West (Constable, 2019) / Jason Webster
58. Silk Roads: Peoples, Cultures, Landscapes (Thames & Hudson, 2019) / Susan Whitfield (ed.)
59. Erosion: Essays of Undoing (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Terry Tempest Williams
60. Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race (W.W. Norton, 2019) / William Chatterton Williams

61. The Way of the Barbarians: Redrawing Ethnic Boundaries in Tang and Song China (University of Washington Press, 2019) / Shao-yun Yang

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