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

41. Famous in Cedarville (Polis Books, 2019) / Erica Wright

FIRST NOVELS
1. Ninth House (Gollancz, 2019) / Leigh Barduso
2. A Tall History of Sugar (Akashic Books, 2019) / Curdella Forbes
3. Black Sun (Bantam Press, 2019) / Owen Matthews

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. Be My Guest: Reflections on Food, Community and the Meaning of Generosity (Canongate, 2019) / Priya Basil
3. Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation (University of Chicago Press, 2019) / Roderick Beaton
4. A History of Europe: From Prehistory to the 21st Century (Arcturus Publishing, 2019) / Jeremy Black
5. 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
6. 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
7. The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America (Princeton University Press, 2019) / Nicholas Buckle
8. Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Jung Chang
9. The Anarchy: The Rise of The East India Company and the Fall of the Mughal Empire (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / William Dalrymple
10. A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith (Viking, 2019) / Timothy Egan

11. The Lives of Lucian Freud: The Restless Years, 1922-1968 (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / William Feaver
12. We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast (Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Jonathan Safran Foer
13. Stop Being Reasonable: How We Really Change Our Minds (PublicAffairs, 2019) / Eleanor Gordon-Smith
14. Homecoming: Voices of the Windrush Generation (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Colin Grant
15. Novel Houses: Twenty Famous Fictional Dwellings (The Bodleian Library, 2019) / Christina Hardyment
16. Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright (Alfred A. Knopf/Bodley Head, 2019) / Paul Hendrickson
17. Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World (Basic Books, 2019) / Tom Holland
18. Somewhere Becoming Rain: Collected Writings on Philip Larkin (Picador, 2019) / Clive James
19. A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital (Viking, 2019) / Simon Jenkins
20. How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, 2019) / Saeed Jones

21. What Happened? (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Hanif Kureishi
22. Genius & Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947 (Oneworld, 2019) / Norman Lebrecht
23. A Radical Romance: A Memoir of Love, Grief and Consolation (Fig Tree, 2019) / Alison Light
24. To Begin the World Over Again: How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe (Yale University Press, 2019) / Matthew Lockwood
25. Hitler: A Biography (Oxford University Press, 2019) / Peter Longerich
26. Infused: Adventures in Tea (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Henrietta Lovell
27. In the Dream House: A Memoir (Profile/Graywolf Press, 2019) / Carmen Maria Machado
28. The Contender: The Story of Marlon Brando (Harper, 2019) / William J. Mann
29. The Summer Isles: A Voyage of the Imagination (Granta, 2019) / Philip Marsden
30. A Month in Siena (Viking, 2019) / Hisham Matar

31. The Last Footman (The Lilliput Press, 2019) / Gillies Macbain
32. Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth (Constable, 2019) / Iain MacGregor
33. Attlee and Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Leo McKinstry
34. Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones (New York Review Books, 2019) / Daniel Mendelsohn
35. The Cigarette: A Political History (Harvard University Press, 2019) / Sarah Milov
36. Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS (Scribe UK, 2019) / Azadeh Moaveni
37. Edison (Random House, 2019) / Edmund Morris
38. Stalin and the Fate of Europe: The Postwar Struggle for Sovereignty (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019) / Norman M. Naimark
39. A Cheesemonger’s History of the British Isles (Profile Books, 2019) / Ned Palmer
40. Out of My Head: On the Trail of Consciousness (New York Review Books, 2019) / Tim Parks

41. Ghostland: In Search of a Haunted Country (William Collins, 2019) / Edward Parnell
42. Backstop Land (Apollo/Head of Zeus, 2019) / Glenn Patterson
43. The Brothers York: An English Tragedy (Allen Lane, 2019) / Thomas Penn
44. The Great Flood: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape (Picador, 2019) / Edward Platt
45. Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: An Untold Story of World War II (Allen Lane, 2019) / Serhii Plokhy
46. Island Stories: Britain and Its History in the Age of Brexit (William Collins, 2019) / David Reynolds
47. Time Lived, Without Its Flow (Picador, 2019) / Denise Riley
48. Leadership in War: Lessons from Those Who Made History (Allen Lane, 2019) / Andrew Roberts
49. Who Dares Wins: Britain, 1979-1982 (Allen Lane, 2019) / Dominic Sandbrook
50. Hitler: A Global Biography (Basic Books, 2019) / Brendan Simms

51. On Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Biography (Abrams Press, 2019) / D.J. Taylor
52. On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Road Trip: A Mexican Journey (Hamish Hamilton/Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019) / Paul Theroux
53. The Pulse Glass: And the Beat of Other Hearts (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Gillian Tindall
54. The Fortress: The Great Siege of Przemyśl (Allen Lane, 2019) / Alexander Watson
55. Silk Roads: Peoples, Cultures, Landscapes (Thames & Hudson, 2019) / Susan Whitfield (ed.)
56. Erosion: Essays of Undoing (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Terry Tempest Williams
57. Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race (W.W. Norton, 2019) / William Chatterton Williams