Monday, January 31, 2022

February 2022 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Love Marriage (Virago, 2022) / Monica Ali
2. Cold Enough for Snow (Giramondo/New Directions/Fitzcarraldo, 2022) / Jessica Au
3. When I’m Gone, Look for Me in the East (Pantheon, 2022) / Quan Barry
4. We Were Young (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2022) / Niamh Campbell
5. Even the Darkest Night (trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean) (MacLehose Press, 2022) / Javier Cercas
6. The Family Chao (W.W. Norton/One/Pushkin Press, 2022) / Lan Samantha Chang
7. Not Everybody Lives the Same Way (trans. from the French by David Homel) (MacLehose Press, 2022) / Jean-Paul Dubois
8. Wivenhoe (Corsair, 2022) / Samuel Fisher
9. Iron Curtain: A Love Story (Chatto & Windus, 2022) / Vesna Goldsworthy
10. Mercy Street (Ecco, 2022) / Jennifer Haigh

11. The Pages (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022) / Hugo Hamilton
12. Free Love (Harper, 2022) / Tessa Hadley
13. Pure Colour (Harvill Secker/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2022) / Sheila Heti
14. Devotion (Picador, 2022) / Hannah Kent
15. Circus of Wonders (Emily Bestler/Atria, 2022) / Elizabeth Macneal
16. The Colony (Faber & Faber, 2022) / Audrey Magee
17. Run and Hide (Hutchinson Heinemann, 2022) / Pankaj Mishra
18. The Swimmers (Alfred A. Knopf/Fig Tree, 2022) / Julie Otsuka
19. Men in My Situation (trans. from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey) (Graywolf Press, 2022) / Per Petterson
20. Winchelsea (Canongate, 2022) / Alex Preston

21. Off-White (trans. from the Dutch by Jan Steyn) (Two Lines Press, 2022) / Astrid Roemer
22. Bolla (trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston) (Faber & Faber, 2022) / Pajtim Statovci
23. The Books of Jacob (trans. from the Polish by Jennifer Croft) (Riverhead Books, 2021) / Olga Tokarczuk
24. Woman Running in the Mountains (trans. from the Japanese by Geraldine Harcourt) (NYRB Classics, 2022) / Yūko Tsushima

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Stone World (Melville House, 2022) / Joel Agee
2. The Leviathan (Raven Books, 2022) / Rosie Andrews
3. When We Were Birds (Hamish Hamilton, 2022) / Ayanna Lloyd Banwo
4. Defenestrate (Jonathan Cape, 2022) / Renée Branum
5. Black Cloud Rising (Grove Press, 2022) / David Wright Faladé
6. Abundance (Dialogue Books, 2022) / Jakob Guanzon
7. Violets (Granta Books, 2022) / Alex Hyde
8. The Gifts (Manilla Press, 2022) / Liz Hyder
9. Vladimir (Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, 2022) / Julia May Jonas
10. Beasts of a Little Land (Oneworld Publications, 2022) / Juhea Kim

11. Very Cold People (Hogarth, 2022) / Sarah Manguso
12. The Whale Tattoo (Muswell Press, 2022) / Jon Ransom
13. Mercia’s Take (Swift Press, 2022) / Daniel Wiles
14. Black Cake (Ballantine Books, 2022) / Charmaine Wilkerson

STORIES
1. How to Gut a Fish (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022) / Sheila Armstrong
2. Life Without Children (Viking, 2022) / Roddy Doyle
3. Dance Move (Picador, 2022) / Wendy Erskine
4. Recitatif (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022) / Toni Morrison

POETRY
1. Why I No Longer Write Poems (trans. from the Georgian by Natalia Bukia-Peters & Jean Sprackland) (Bloodaxe, 2022) / Diana Anphimiadi
2. Joie de vivre (CB Editions, 2022) / Paul Bailey
3. Ephemeron (Jonathan Cape, 2022) / Fiona Benson
4. Then the War: And Selected Poems 2007-2020 (Carcanet, 2022) / Carl Phillips

NONFICTION
1. The Naked Don’t Fear the Water: A Journey Through the Refugee Underground (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2022) / Matthieu Aikins
2. Buster Keaton: A Filmmaker’s Life (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022) / James Curtis
3. This Mortal Coil: A History of Death (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022) / Andrew Doig
4. Index, A History of the: A Bookish Adventure from Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age (W.W. Norton, 2022) / Dennis Duncan
5. My Own Worst Enemy: Scenes of a Childhood (Swift Press, 2022) / Robert Edric
6. Out of The Sun: Essays at the Crossroads of Race (Serpent’s Tail, 2022) / Esi Edugyan
7. The Fifties: An Underground History (Simon & Schuster, 2022) / James R. Gaines
8. Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid: How the Natural World is Adapting to Climate Change (Icon Books, 2022) / Thor Hanson
9. No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy: Memoirs of a Working-Class Reader (Canongate, 2022) / Mark Hodkinson
10. Circle Way: A Daughter’s Memoir, a Writer’s Journey Home (Wonderwell, 2022) / Mary Ann Hogan

11. Born of Lakes and Plains: Mixed-Descent Peoples and the Making of the American West (W.W. Norton, 2022) / Anne F. Hyde
12. Brittle with Relics: A History of Wales, 1962-1997 (Faber & Faber, 2022) / Richard King
13. Manhattan Phoenix: The Great Fire of 1835 and the Emergence of Modern New York (Oxford University Press, 2022) / Daniel S. Levy
14. Home/Land: A Memoir of Departure and Return (Alfred A. Knopf, 2022) / Rebecca Mead
15. Korea: A History (Stanford University Press, 2022) / Eugene Y. Park
16. Heiresses: The Lives of the Million-Dollar Babies (St Martin’s Press, 2022) / Laura Thompson
17. A House Built by Slaves: African American Visitors to the Lincoln White House (Rowman & Littlefield, 2022) / Jonathan W. White
18. Capitalism and Slavery (Penguin Modern Classics, 2022) / Eric Williams