Friday, November 01, 2019

November 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Confession Club (Random House, 2019) / Elizabeth Berg
2. The Bishop’s Bedroom (trans. from the Italian by Jill Foulston) (New Vessel Press, 2019) / Piero Chiara
3. The Innocents (Doubleday, 2019) / Michael Crummey
4. Peace (Text Publishing, 2019) / Garry Disher
5. Under Occupation (Random House/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Alan Furst
6. Suncatcher (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Romesh Gunesekera
7. The Eighth Life (for Brilka) (trans. from the German by Charlotte Collins & Ruth Martin) (Scribe UK, 2019) / Nino Haratischvili
8. The Second Sleep (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Robert Harris
9. Serotonin (trans. from the French by Shaun Whiteside) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Michel Houellebecq
10. Gaia, Queen of Ants (trans. from the Uzbek by Shelley Fairweather-Vega) (Syracuse University Press, 2019) / Hamid Ismailov

11. Exquisite Cadavers (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Meena Kandasamy
12. The Accomplice (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster UK, 2019) / Joseph Kanon
13. Every Fire You Tend (trans. from the Turkish by Nicholas Glastonbury) (Tilted Axis Press, 2019) / Sema Kaygusuz
14. Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming (trans. from the Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet) (W.W. Norton, 2019) / László Krasznahorkai
15. The Topeka School (Granta, 2019) / Ben Learner
16. Christmas in Austin (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Benjamin Markovits
17. The Starless Sea (Doubleday/Harvill Secker, 2019) / Erin Morgenstern
18. Westwind (Orion, 2019) / Ian Rankin
19. Body Tourists (Sceptre, 2019) / Jane Rogers
20. Chances Are (Allen & Unwin, 2019) / Richard Russo

21. The Revisioners (Counterpoint, 2019) / Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
22. The Siberian Dilemma (Simon & Schuster UK, 2019) / Martin Cruz Smith
23. Labyrinth (trans. from the Turkish by Ümit Hussein) (Other Press, 2019) / Burhan Sönmez
24. Oligarchy (Canongate, 2019) / Scarlett Thomas
25. Grandmothers (Viking, 2019) / Salley Vickers

FIRST NOVELS
1. The God Child (Bloomsbury Circus, 2019) / Nana Oforiatta Ayim
2. Wyoming (Tin House Books, 2019) / JP Gritton
3. The German House (trans. from the German by Elisabeth Lauffer) (HarperVia, 2019) / Annette Hess
4. In Love with George Eliot (Scribe UK, 2019) / Kathy O’Shaughnessy
5. That Reminds Me (Merky Books, 2019) / Derek Owusu
6. The Factory (trans. from the Japanese by David Boyd) (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Hiroko Oyamada
7. Jakarta (trans. from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead) (Coffee House Press, 2019) / Rodrigo Márquez Tizano

STORIES
1. The Stories of Alice Adams (Vintage, 2019) / Alice Adams
2. Tiny Love: The Complete Stories (Algonquin Books, 2019) / Larry Brown
3. The Heartsick Diaspora (Penguin Southeast Asia, 2019) / Elaine Chiew
4. Cursed and Other Stories (Penguin Southeast Asia, 2019) / Noelle Q. De Jesus
5. Endland (And Other Stories, 2019) / Tim Etchells
6. Sudden Traveller (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Sarah Hall
7. Lake Like a Mirror (trans. from the Chinese by Natascha Bruce) (Granta, 2019) / Ho Sok Fong
8. Nudibranch (Dialogue Books, 2019) / Irenosen Okojie

POETRY
1. Heed the Hollow (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Malcolm Tariq
2. Oblivion Banjo: The Poetry of Charles Wright (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Charles Wright

NONFICTION
1. The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Karen Armstrong
2. Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me: A Memoir (Nan A. Talese, 2019) / Deirdre Bair
3. The Man in the Red Coat (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Julian Barnes
4. Young Rembrandt (trans. from the Dutch by Beverley Jackson)  (Pushkin Press, 2019) / Onno Blom
5. 97,196 Words (trans. from the French by John Lambert) (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Emmanuel Carrère
6. A Brief History of China: Dynasty, Revolution and Transformation: From the Middle Kingdom to the People’s Republic (Tuttle, 2019) / Jonathan Clements
7. Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Lydia Davis
8. She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman (37 Ink, 2019) / Erica Armstrong Dunbar
9. The Journey Matters: Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Jonathan Glancey
10. Galileo’s Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness (Rider, 2019) / Philip Goff

11. The Scoundrel Harry Larkyns and his Pitiless Killing by the Photographer Eadweard Muybridge (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Rebecca Gowers
12. The History of Philosophy (Penguin Press, 2019) / A.C. Grayling
13. Meet Me in Buenos Aires: A Memoir (Muswell Press, 2019) / Marlene Hobsbawm
14. The Reinvention of Humanity: A Story of Race, Sex, Gender and the Discovery of Culture (Bodley Head, 2019) / Charles King
15. Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises (St Martins Press, 2019) / Jodie Adams Kirshner
16. Providence After Dark and Other Writings (Hippocampus Press, 2019) / T.E.D. Klein
17. The Bad Sides of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence (NYRB Classics, 2019) / D.H. Lawrence
18. Two Trees Make a Forest: On Memory, Migration and Taiwan (Virago, 2019) / Jessica J. Lee
19. Down in the Valley: A Writer’s Landscape (Penguin Classics, 2019) / Laurie Lee
20. The Depositions: New and Selected Essays on Being and Ceasing to Be (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Thomas Lynch

21. In the Dream House: A Memoir (Macmillan USA, 2019) / Carmen Maria Machado
22. Pravda Ha Ha: True Travels to the End of Europe (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Rory MacLean
23. The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019) / Eugene McCarraher
24. Travels with a Writing Brush: Classical Japanese Travel Writing from the Manyoshu to Basho (trans. from the Japanese by Meredith McKinney) (Penguin Classics, 2019) / Meredith McKinney
25. A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Caroline Moorehead
26. Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Vladimir Nabokov
27. The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism (Liveright, 2019) / Fintan O’Toole
28. Self-Portrait (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Celia Paul
29. Busted in New York and Other Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Darryl Pinckney
30. Stories of the Sahara (trans. from the Chinese by Mike Fu) (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Sanmao

31. Will (Viking, 2019) / Will Self
32. The Kuhreihen Melody: Nostalgic Essays (Serving House Books, 2019) / Peter Selgin
33. A Brief History of Korea: Isolation, War, Despotism and Revival: The Fascinating Story of a Resilient But Divided People (Tuttle, 2019) / Michael J. Seth
34. The Outsiders: Refugees in Europe Since 1492 (Princeton University Press, 2019) / Philipp Terr
35. The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Thant Myint-U
36. Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop (Viking, 2019) / Thomas Travisano
37. Serious Noticing: Selected Essays (Vintage, 2019) / James Wood
38. Genius and Ink: Virginia Woolf on How to Read (TLS books, 2019) / Virginia Woolf
39. The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Emmanuel Saez & Gabriel Zucman

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