Sunday, March 01, 2020

March 2020 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Society of Reluctant Dreamers (trans. from the by Daniel Hahn) (Harvill Secker/Archipelago Press, 2020) / José Eduardo Agualusa
2. The Gringa (Melville House, 2020) / Andrew Altschul
3. Then the Fish Swallowed Him (HarperVia, 2020) / Amir Ahmadi Arian
4. All This Could Be Yours (Serpent’s Tail, 2020) / Jami Attenberg
5. A Thousand Moons (Faber & Faber, 2020) / Sebastian Barry
6. The Red Lotus (Doubleday, 2020) / Chris Bohjalian
7. Jack & Bet (Picador, 2020) / Sarah Butler
8. Threshold (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020) / Rob Doyle
9. Actress (W.W. Norton, 2020) / Anne Enright
10. The Night Watchman (Harper, 2020) / Louise Erdrich

11. The Butchers (Atlantic Books, 2020) / Ruth Gilligan
12. The Shape of Family (HarperCollins, 2020) / Shilpi Somaya Gowda
13. Silver Sparrow (Oneworld Publications, 2020) / Tayari Jones
14. Lazarus (trans. from the Swedish by Neil Smith) (HarperCollins, 2020) / Lars Kepler
15. Writers & Lovers (Grove Press/Picador, 2020) / Lily King
16. Beyond the Sea (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2020) / Paul Lynch
17. The Ninth Child (Two Roads, 2020) / Sally Magnusson
18. The Glass Hotel (Alfred A. Knopf, 2020) / Emily St John Mandel
19. The Mirror and the Light (4th Estate, 2020) / Hilary Mantel
20. Nightshade (Harvill Secker, 2020) / Annalena McAfee

21. Deacon King Kong (Riverhead Books, 2020) / James McBride
22. Beheld (Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2020) / TaraShea Nesbit
23. Our Little Cruelties (Penguin Ireland, 2020) / Liz Nugent
24. Hamnet (Tinder Press, 2020) / Maggie O’Farrell
25. An Act of Defiance (The Indigo Press, 2020) / Irene Sabatini
26. English Monsters (Jonathan Cape, 2020) / James Scudamore
27. Blackwood (Little, Brown, 2020) / Michael Farris Smith
28. Rules for Perfect Murders (Eight Perfect Murders) (Faber & Faber/William Morrow, 2020) / Peter Swanson
29. Mum & Dad (Macmillan, 2020) / Joanna Trollope
30. The Bass Rock (Jonathan Cape, 2020) / Evie Wyld

31. Run Me to Earth (Scribner UK, 2020) / Paul Yoon

FIRST NOVELS
1. Three Apples Fell from the Sky (trans. from the Russian by Lisa C. Hayden) (Oneworld Publications, 2020) / Narine Abgaryan
2. The God Child (Bloomsbury Circus, 2020) / Nana Oforiatta Ayim
3. These Ghosts Are Family (Simon & Schuster, 2020) / Maisy Card
4. The Girl With the Louding Voice (Sceptre, 2020) / Abi Daré
5. This Lovely City (HQ, 2020) / Louise Hare
6. Aria (Viking, 2020) / Nazanine Hozar
7. Hurricane Season (trans. from the Spanish by Sophie Hughes) (New Directions, 2020) / Fernanda Melchor
8. Keeper (Viking, 2020) / Jessica Moor
9. The Mountains Sing (Algonquin Books, 2020) / Nguyen Phan Que Mai
10. The Discomfort of Evening (trans. from the Dutch by Michele Hutchinson) (Faber & Faber, 2020) / Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

11. The Yellow Bird Sings (Flatiron Books, 2020) / Jennifer Rosner
12. My Dark Vanessa (4th Estate, 2020) / Kate Elizabeth Russell
13. Sharks in the Time of Saviors (MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2020) / Kawai Strong Washburn
14. Valentine (Harper, 2020) / Elizabeth Wetmore
15. The Inland Sea (Pushkin Press, 2020) / Madeleine Watts
16. August (Random House, 2020) / Callan Wink

STORIES
1. Vanishing: Five Stories (Leapfrog Press, 2020) / Cai Emmons
2. The Collected Stories of Shirley Hazzard (Virago, 2020) / Shirley Hazzard
3. The Voice in My Ear (Jonathan Cape, 2020) / Frances Leviston
4. Collected Stories (Everyman’s Library, 2020) / Lorrie Moore
5. The Mad Kyoto Shoe Swapper and Other Short Stories (Tuttle, 2020) / Rebecca Otowa
6. Good Citizens Need Not Fear (Doubleday, 2020) / Maria Reva

POETRY
1. Magnetic Field: The Marsden Poems (Faber & Faber, 2020) / Simon Armitage
2. A Little History of Poetry (Yale University Press, 2020) / John Carey
3. Saffron Jack (Nine Arches Press, 2020) / Rishi Dastidar
4. Postcolonial Love Poem (Graywolf Press/Faber & Faber, 2020) / Natalie Diaz
5. Bloodthirsty for Marriage (Bad Betty Press, 2020) / Susannah Dickey
6. In the Lateness of the World (Penguin Random House USA/Bloodaxe Books, 2020) / Carolyn Forché
7. Ledger (Alfred A. Knopf, 2020) / Jane Hirshfield
8. The Age of Phillis (Wesleyan University Press, 2020) / Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
9. Mercy (Bloodaxe Books, 2020) / Róisín Kelly
10. The Martian’s Regress (Jonathan Cape, 2020) / J.O. Morgan

11. Zonal (Faber & Faber, 2020) / Don Paterson
12. Pale Colors in a Tall Field (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2020) / Carl Phillips
13. Burning Province (McClelland & Stewart, 2020) / Michael Prior

NONFICTION
1. Child of Light: A Biography of Robert Stone (Doubleday, 2020) / Madison Smartt Bell
2. The Undocumented Americans (One World, 2020) / Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
3. Greenery: Journeys in Springtime (Jonathan Cape, 2020) / Tim Dee
4. Had I Known: Collected Essays (Twelve, 2020) / Barbara Ehrenreich
5. Footprints: In Search of Future Fossils (4th Estate, 2020) / David Farrier
6. The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance (Bodley Head, 2020) / Catherine Fletcher
7. House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family (4th Estate, 2020) / Hadley Freeman
8. Warhol: A Life as Art (Allen Lane, 2020) / Blake Gopnik
9. Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-reader (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2020) / Vivian Gornick
10. Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning (Penguin Random House USA, 2020) / Alex Halberstadt

11. Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places (Penguin, 2020) / Julian Hoffman
12. The Trouble with Literature (Oxford University Press, 2020) / Victoria Kahn
13. Thin Places: Essays from In Between (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2020) / Jordan Kisner
14. On Shirley Hazzard (Catapult, 2010) / Michelle de Kretser
15. Our Bodies Their Battlefield: What War Does to Women (William Collins, 2020) / Christina Lamb
16. Machiavelli: His Life and Times (Picador, 2020) / Alexander Lee
17. Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet Communism (Cornell University Press, 2020) / Tatiana Linkhoeva
18. Geishas and the Floating World: Inside Tokyo’s Yoshiwara Pleasure District (Tuttle Publishing, 2020) / Stephen Longstreet & Ethel Longstreet
19. Thinking Again (Faber & Faber, 2020) / Jan Morris
20. Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs (And Other Stories, 2020) / Gerald Murnane

21. Capital and Ideology (trans. from the French by Arthur Goldhammer) (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2020) / Thomas Piketty
22. A People Betrayed: A History of Corruption, Political Incompetence and Social Division in Modern Spain, 1874-2018 (William Collins, 2020) / Paul Preston
23. Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory (W.W. Norton, 2020) / Claudio Saunt
24. Shakespeare in a Divided America (Faber & Faber/Penguin Press, 2020) / James Shapiro
25. Recollections of My Non-Existence (Granta Publications, 2020) / Rebecca Solnit
26. The Eye You See With: Selected Nonfiction (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020) / Robert Stone
27. Three Brothers: Memories of My Family (trans. from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas) (Chatto & Windus/Grove Press, 2020) / Yan Lianke