Friday, December 31, 2021

January 2022 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Violeta (trans. from the Spanish by Frances Riddle) (Ballantine/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022) / Isabel Allende
2. Yonder (Simon & Schuster, 2022) / Jabari Asim
3. In An Ideal World (Penguin Random House India, 2022) / Kunal Basu
4. The Raptures (Doubleday, 2022) / Jan Carson
5. Devil House (MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2022) / John Darnielle
6. Scary Monsters (Allen & Unwin, 2022) / Michelle de Kretser
7. The Sentence (Corsair, 2022) / Louise Erdrich
8. Small World (Dutton, 2022) / Jonathan Evison
9. The High House (Scribner, 2022) / Jessie Greengrass
10. Free Love (Jonathan Cape, 2022) / Tessa Hadley

11. Zorrie (Riverrun, 2022) / Laird Hunt
12. Roundabout of Death (trans. from the Arabic by Max Weiss) (Head of Zeus, 2022) / Faysal Khartash
13. Our Country Friends (Allen & Unwin, 2022) / Gary Shteyngart
14. Wayward (Virago, 2022) / Dana Spiotta
15. Phenotypes (trans. from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn) (And Other Stories, 2022) / Paulo Scott
16. Honor (Algonquin Books, 2022) / Thrity Umrigar
17. I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness (Riverrun, 2022) / Claire Vaye Watkins
18. The Second Cut (Canongate, 2022) / Louise Welsh
19. A Previous Life (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022) / Edmund White
20. Harrow (Tuskar Rock, 2022) / Joy Williams

21. Mouth to Mouth (Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, 2022) / Antoine Wilson
22. To Paradise (Doubleday/Macmillan, 2022) / Hanya Yanagihara

FIRST NOVELS
1. Brown Girls (Random House, 2022) / Daphne Palasi Andreades
2. A Terrible Kindness (Faber & Faber, 2022) / Jo Browning Wroe
3. The School for Good Mothers (Simon & Schuster, 2022) / Jessamine Chan
4. Tides (Granta Books, 2022) / Sara Freeman
5. Olga Dies Dreaming (Flatiron Books/Fleet, 2022) / Xochitl Gonzalez
6. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois (4th Estate, 2022) / Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
7. Beasts of a Little Land (Oneworld Publications, 2022) / Juhea Kim
8. Last Resort (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2022) / Andrew Lipstein
9. How High We Go In the Dark (William Morrow/Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022) / Sequoia Nagamatsu
10. All Day Is a Long Time (Harper/Sceptre, 2022) / David Sanchez

11. Pandora (Harvill Secker, 2022) / Susan Stokes-Chapman

STORIES
1. Thank You, Mr Nixon (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022) / Gish Jen
2. Five Tuesdays in Winter (Picador, 2022) / Lily King
3. Blank Pages and Other Stories (W.W. Norton, 2022) / Bernard MacLaverty
4. Longing and Other Stories (trans. from the Japanese by Anthony H. Chambers & Paul McCarthy) (Columbia University Press, 2022) / Junʼichirō Tanizaki

POETRY
1. Pilgrim Bell (Chatto & Windus, 2022) / Kaveh Akbar
2. Refractive Africa (Granta, 2022) / Will Alexander
3. Hurricane Watch (Carcanet Press, 2022) / Olive Senior
4. In the Same Light: 200 Tang Poems for Our Century (Carcanet Classics, 2022) / Wong May
5. The Vulture (Picador, 2022) / Gerard Woodward

NONFICTION
1. Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom (Henry Holt, 2022) / Carl Bernstein
2. Bacon in Moscow (Cheerio, 2022) / James Birch
3. A Splendid Intelligence: The Life of Elizabeth Hardwick (W.W. Norton, 2022) / Cathy Curtis
4. Garbo (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2022) / Robert Gottlieb
5. White Debt: The Demerara Uprising and Britain’s Legacy of Slavery (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2022) / Thomas Harding
6. You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays (eds. Genevieve West & Henry Louis Gates Jr.) (Amistad, 2022) / Zora Neale Hurston
7. Aftermath: Life in the Fallout of the the Third Reich, 1945-1955 (trans. from the German by Shaun Whiteside) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022) / Harald Jähner
8. East Side Voices: Essays Celebrating East and Southeast Asian Identity in Britain (Sceptre, 2021) / Helena Lee (ed.)
9. The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World (Atlantic Books, 2022) / Oliver Milman
10. Dismantling Global White Privilege: Equity for a Post-Western World (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2022) / Chandran Nair

11. Authority and Freedom: A Defense of the Arts (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022) / Jed Perl
12. The Bright Ages: A New History of Medieval Europe (Harper, 2022) / Matthew Gabriele & David M. Perry
13. Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality (Apollo/Head of Zeus, 2022) / Eyal Press
14. The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth (Jonathan Cape, 2022) / Ben Rawlence
15. Lost & Found: A Memoir (Random House, 2022) / Kathryn Schulz
16. Home in the World: A Memoir (Liveright/W.W. Norton, 2022) / Amartya Sen