Friday, November 01, 2019

November 2019 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Confession Club (Random House, 2019) / Elizabeth Berg
2. The Adventures of China Iron (trans. from the Spanish by Iona Macintyre & Fiona Mackintosh) (Charco Press, 2019) / Gabriela Cabezón Cámara
3. The Bishop’s Bedroom (trans. from the Italian by Jill Foulston) (New Vessel Press, 2019) / Piero Chiara
4. The Innocents (Doubleday, 2019) / Michael Crummey
5. Peace (Text Publishing, 2019) / Garry Disher
6. Under Occupation (Random House/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Alan Furst
7. Suncatcher (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Romesh Gunesekera
8. The Eighth Life (for Brilka) (trans. from the German by Charlotte Collins & Ruth Martin) (Scribe UK, 2019) / Nino Haratischvili
9. The Second Sleep (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Robert Harris
10. Serotonin (trans. from the French by Shaun Whiteside) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Michel Houellebecq

11. Gaia, Queen of Ants (trans. from the Uzbek by Shelley Fairweather-Vega) (Syracuse University Press, 2019) / Hamid Ismailov
12. Exquisite Cadavers (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Meena Kandasamy
13. The Accomplice (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster UK, 2019) / Joseph Kanon
14. Every Fire You Tend (trans. from the Turkish by Nicholas Glastonbury) (Tilted Axis Press, 2019) / Sema Kaygusuz
15. Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming (trans. from the Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet) (W.W. Norton, 2019) / László Krasznahorkai
16. The Topeka School (Granta, 2019) / Ben Learner
17. Christmas in Austin (Faber & Faber, 2019) / Benjamin Markovits
18. The Starless Sea (Doubleday/Harvill Secker, 2019) / Erin Morgenstern
19. The Cheffe: A Cook’s Novel (trans. from the French by Jordan Stump) (MacLehose Press, 2019) / Marie NDiaye
20. Westwind (Orion, 2019) / Ian Rankin

21. Body Tourists (Sceptre, 2019) / Jane Rogers
22. Chances Are (Allen & Unwin, 2019) / Richard Russo
23. The Revisioners (Counterpoint, 2019) / Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
24. The Siberian Dilemma (Simon & Schuster UK, 2019) / Martin Cruz Smith
25. Labyrinth (trans. from the Turkish by Ümit Hussein) (Other Press, 2019) / Burhan Sönmez
26. Oligarchy (Canongate, 2019) / Scarlett Thomas
27. Grandmothers (Viking, 2019) / Salley Vickers

FIRST NOVELS
1. The God Child (Bloomsbury Circus, 2019) / Nana Oforiatta Ayim
2. Bombay Balchão (Tranquebar Press, 2019) / Jane Borges
3. Wyoming (Tin House Books, 2019) / JP Gritton
4. The German House (trans. from the German by Elisabeth Lauffer) (HarperVia, 2019) / Annette Hess
5. In Love with George Eliot (Scribe UK, 2019) / Kathy O’Shaughnessy
6. That Reminds Me (Merky Books, 2019) / Derek Owusu
7. The Factory (trans. from the Japanese by David Boyd) (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Hiroko Oyamada
8. 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. Arias (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Sharon Olds
2. Heed the Hollow (Graywolf Press, 2019) / Malcolm Tariq
3. Oblivion Banjo: The Poetry of Charles Wright (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Charles Wright

NONFICTION
1. The Dictatorship Syndrome (Haus Publishing, 2019) / Alaa Al Aswany
2. The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Karen Armstrong
3. Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me: A Memoir (Nan A. Talese, 2019) / Deirdre Bair
4. The Man in the Red Coat (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Julian Barnes
5. Young Rembrandt (trans. from the Dutch by Beverley Jackson)  (Pushkin Press, 2019) / Onno Blom
6. 97,196 Words (trans. from the French by John Lambert) (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Emmanuel Carrère
7. A Brief History of China: Dynasty, Revolution and Transformation: From the Middle Kingdom to the People’s Republic (Tuttle, 2019) / Jonathan Clements
8. Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Hamish Hamilton, 2019) / Lydia Davis
9. Good Economics for Hard Times (PublicAffairs/Allen Lane, 2019) / Abhijit V. Banerjee & Esther Duflo
10. She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman (37 Ink, 2019) / Erica Armstrong Dunbar

11. The Journey Matters: Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style (Atlantic Books, 2019) / Jonathan Glancey
12. Galileo’s Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness (Rider, 2019) / Philip Goff
13. The Scoundrel Harry Larkyns and his Pitiless Killing by the Photographer Eadweard Muybridge (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2019) / Rebecca Gowers
14. The History of Philosophy (Penguin Press, 2019) / A.C. Grayling
15. Meet Me in Buenos Aires: A Memoir (Muswell Press, 2019) / Marlene Hobsbawm
16. The Reinvention of Humanity: A Story of Race, Sex, Gender and the Discovery of Culture (The Bodley Head, 2019) / Charles King
17. Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises (St Martins Press, 2019) / Jodie Adams Kirshner
18. Providence After Dark and Other Writings (Hippocampus Press, 2019) / T.E.D. Klein
19. The Bad Sides of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence (NYRB Classics, 2019) / D.H. Lawrence
20. Two Trees Make a Forest: On Memory, Migration and Taiwan (Virago, 2019) / Jessica J. Lee

21. Down in the Valley: A Writer’s Landscape (Penguin Classics, 2019) / Laurie Lee
22. The Depositions: New and Selected Essays on Being and Ceasing to Be (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Thomas Lynch
23. In the Dream House: A Memoir (Macmillan USA, 2019) / Carmen Maria Machado
24. Pravda Ha Ha: True Travels to the End of Europe (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Rory MacLean
25. The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019) / Eugene McCarraher
26. 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
27. A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism (Chatto & Windus, 2019) / Caroline Moorehead
28. Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor (Alfred A. Knopf, 2019) / Vladimir Nabokov
29. The Politics of Pain: Postwar England and the Rise of Nationalism (Liveright, 2019) / Fintan O’Toole
30. Self-Portrait (Jonathan Cape, 2019) / Celia Paul

31. Busted in New York and Other Essays (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019) / Darryl Pinckney
32. Stories of the Sahara (trans. from the Chinese by Mike Fu) (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019) / Sanmao
33. Will (Viking, 2019) / Will Self
34. The Kuhreihen Melody: Nostalgic Essays (Serving House Books, 2019) / Peter Selgin
35. A Brief History of Korea: Isolation, War, Despotism and Revival: The Fascinating Story of a Resilient But Divided People (Tuttle, 2019) / Michael J. Seth
36. Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present (Yale University Press, 2019) / Frank M. Snowden
37. The Outsiders: Refugees in Europe Since 1492 (Princeton University Press, 2019) / Philipp Terr
38. The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Thant Myint-U
39. Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop (Viking, 2019) / Thomas Travisano
40. Serious Noticing: Selected Essays (Vintage, 2019) / James Wood

41. Genius and Ink: Virginia Woolf on How to Read (TLS books, 2019) / Virginia Woolf
42. The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay (W.W. Norton, 2019) / Emmanuel Saez & Gabriel Zucman