Monday, August 01, 2016

August 2016 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Bones of Paradise (William Morrow, 2016) / Jonis Agee
2. The English Teacher (trans. from the Hebrew by Philip Simpson) (Penguin Press, 2016) / Yiftach Reicher Atir
3. The Beautiful Dead (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016 / Belinda Bauer
4. The New Mrs Clifton (Michael Joseph, 2016) / Elizabeth Buchan
5. Addlands (The Dial Press, 2016) / Tom Bullough
6. The Jealous Kind (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / James Lee Burke
7. The Schooldays of Jesus (Text Publishing, 2016) / J.M. Coetzee
8. The Fortunes (Sceptre, 2016) / Peter Ho Davies
9. Zama (trans. from the Spanish by Esther Allen) (New York Review Books, 2016) / Antonio Di Benedetto
10. A House Without Windows (William Morrow, 2016) / Nadia Hashimi

11. Lord of the Darkwood: The Tale of Shikanoko (FSG Originals/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Lian Hearn
12. War & Turpentine (trans. from the Dutch by David McKay) (Pantheon, 2016) / Stefan Hertmans
13. The Book That Matters Most (W.W. Norton, 2016) / Ann Hood
14. To the Bright Edge of the World (Little, Brown/Tinder Press, 2016) / Eowyn Ivey
15. The Unseen (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett and Don Shaw) (MacLehose Press, 2016) / Roy Jacobsen
16. An Unsafe Haven (The Borough Press, 2016) / Nada Awar Jarrar
17. The Private Life of Mrs Sharma (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016) / Ratika Kapur
18. The Nakano Thrift Shop (trans. from the Japanese by Allison Markin Powell) (Portobello Books, 2016) / Hiromi Kawakami
19. The Knives (Faber & Faber, 2016) / Richard T. Kelly
20. The Angels Die (trans. from the French by Howard Curtis) (Gallic Books, 2016) / Yasmin Khadra

21. Dear Mr M (trans. from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) (Picador, 2016) / Herman Koch
22. Shining Sea (Little, Brown, 2016) / Anne Korkeakivi
23. The Golden Age (Europa Editions, 2016) / Joan London
24. Out of Bounds (Little, Brown, 2016) / Val McDermid
25. Nutshell (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2016) / Ian McEwan
26. Carousel Court (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Joe McGinniss Jr
27. Arrowood (Spiegel & Grau, 2016) / Laura McHugh
28. Bright, Precious Days (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Jay McInerney
29. I Will Send Rain (Henry Holt, 2016) / Rae Meadows
30. Little Jewel (trans. from the French by Penny Hueston) (Yale University Press, 2016) / Patrick Modiano

31. Death and the Seaside (Salt Publishing, 2016) / Alison Moore
32. The Last Days of Night (Random House, 2016) / Graham Moore
33. The Unseen World (Windmill Books, 2016) / Liz Moore
34. Christodora (Grove Press, 2016) / Tim Murphy
35. Turning Blue (Moth Publishing, 2016) / Benjamin Myers
36. Harmony (Viking/Penguin Random House, 2016) / Carolyn Parkhurst
37. A Great Reckoning (Minotaur Books, 2016) / Louise Penny
38. By Gaslight (McClelland & Stewart, 2016) / Steven Price
39. The Imperial Wife (Thomas Dunne Books, 2016) / Irina Reyn
40. When the Music’s Over (William Morrow, 2016) / Peter Robinson

41. The Constant Soldier (Mantle, 2016) / William Ryan
42. The Chosen Ones (trans. from the Swedish by Anna Paterson) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Steve Sem-Sandberg
43. Autumn (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin, 2016) / Ali Smith
44. Leaving Lucy Pear (Blackfriars, 2016) / Anna Solomon
45. Fish Have No Feet (trans. from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton) (MacLehose Press, 2016) / Jón Kalman Stefánsson
46. The Lauras (Cornerstone/William Heinemann, 2016) / Sara Taylor
47. Mr Eternity (Bloomsbury USA, 2016) / Aaron Thier
48. Night of Fire (Chatto & Windus, 2016) / Colin Thubron
49. Divorce Is in the Air (trans. from the Spanish by Megan McDowell) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Gonzalo Torné
50. The Kukotsky Enigma (trans. from the Russian by Diane Nemec Ignashev) (Northwestern University Press, 2016) / Ludmila Ulitskaya

51. Still Here (Hogarth, 2016) / Lara Vapnyar
52. Another Brooklyn (Amistad, 2016) / Jacqueline Woodson

FIRST NOVELS
1. Taduno’s Song (Canongate Books, 2016) / Odafe Atogun
2. Feeding Time (Galley Beggar Press, 2016) / Adam Biles
3. Harmless Like You (Sceptre, 2016) / Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
4. The Windy Season (Allen & Unwin, 2016) / Sam Carmody
5. The Island Will Sink (The Lifted Brow, 2016) / Briohny Doyle
6. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things (Thomas Dunne Books/St Martin’s Press, 2016) / Bryn Greenwood
7. The Nix (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Nathan Hill
8. The Countenance Divine (John Murray, 2016) / Michael Hughes
9. The Fence (Pan Macmillan Australia, 2016) / Meredith Jaffe
10. How I Became a North Korean (Viking/Faber & Faber, 2016) / Krys Lee

11. The Gentleman (Penguin Press, 2016) / Forrest Leo
12. Infinite Ground (Atlantic Books, 2016) / Martin MacInnes
13. Behold the Dreamers (Random House, 2016) / Imbolo Mbue
14. The Glorious Heresies (Tim Duggan Books/Crown Publishing, 2016) / Lisa McInerney
15. Behind Closed Doors (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / B.A. Paris
16. The Grand Tour (Doubleday, 2016) / Adam O’Fallon Price
17. School of Velocity (Doubleday Canada, 2016) / Eric Beck Rubin
18. The Comet Seekers (Harvill Secker, 2016) / Helen Sedgwick
19. The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / Scott Stambach

STORIES
1. Half Wild (Ecco. 2016) / Robin MacArthur
2. Dinosaurs on Other Planets (Random House, 2016) / Danielle McLaughlin
3. After the Carnage (University of Queensland Press, 2016) / Tara June Winch

POETRY
1. Nothing to Declare (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Henri Cole
2. Summer Rain (Ward Wood Publishing, 2016) / Noel Duffy
3. Everything We Always Knew Was True (Copper Canyon Press, 2016) / James Galvin
4. The Drama of Reason (Peter Lang, 2016) / Geoffrey Hill
5. Dirt (Carcanet Press, 2016) / William Letford
6. Lacunae: 100 Imagined Ancient Love Poems (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Daniel Nadler
7. Falling Awake (W.W. Norton, 2016) / Alice Oswald
8. Collected Poems (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Marie Ponsot
9. Standoff (Graywolf Press, 2016) / David Rivard
10. Cannibal (University of Nebraska Press, 2016) / Safiya Sinclair

11. Gold from the Stone (Canongate Books, 2016) / Lemn Sissay
12. The Remedies (Picador, 2016) / Katharine Towers
13. What Must Happen (Carcanet Press, 2016) / Jeffrey Wainwright

NONFICTION
1. Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness (Roost Books, 2016) / Michael P. Branch
2. Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / A.S. Byatt
3. The Hate Race: A Memoir (Hatchette Australia, 2016) / Maxine Beneba Clarke
4. Known and Strange Things: Essays (Random House/Faber & Faber, 2016) / Teju Cole
5. Japanese Culture: The Religious and Philosophical Foundations (Tuttle Publishing, 2016) / Roger J. Davies
6. The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine (Granta Books, 2016) / Ben Ehrenreich
7. The Story of Egypt: The Civilization That Shaped the World (Pegasus Books, 2016) / Joann Fletcher
8. The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-1923 (Allen Lane/Penguin, 2016) / Robert Gerwarth
9. The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy (Liveright, 2916) / Anthony Gottlieb
10. A Little History of Religion (Yale University Press, 2016) / Richard Holloway

11. Making Literature Now (Stanford University Press, 2016) / Amy Hungerford
12. Play All: A Bingewatcher’s Notebook (Yale University Press, 2016) / Clive James
13. Raymond Chandler: The Detections of Totality (Verso Books, 2016) / Fredric Jameson
14. The Glamour of Strangeness: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Jamie James
15. Raymond Chandler: The Detections of Totality (Verso, 2016) / Fredric Jameson
16. Scream: A Memoir of Glamour and Dysfunction (Dey Street Books, 2016) / Tama Janowitz
17. Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion: A Life (Allen Lane, 2016) / Gareth Stedman Jones
18. The First Circumnavigators: Unsung Heroes of the Age of Discovery (Yale University Press, 2016) / Harry Kelsey
19. The Accidental Life: An Editor’s Notes on Writing and Writers (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Terry McDonell
20. Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century (Bodley Head, 2016) / Gideon Rachman

21. Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, 1917 (Hutchinson, 2016) / Helen Rappaport
22. 1666: Plague, War and Hellfire (John Murray, 2016) / Rebecca Rideal
23. The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History (Viking India, 2016) / Sanjeev Sanyal
24. The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art (Random House, 2016) / Sebastian Smee
25. Land of Enchantment: A Memoir (Plume, 2016) / Leigh Stein
26. Orwell’s Nose: A Pathological Biography (Reaktion Books, 2016) / John Sutherland
27. Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy (Pantheon, 2016) / Heather Ann Thompson
28. Wear and Tear: The Threads of My Life (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Tracy Tynan
29. The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race (Scribner, 2016) / Jesmyn Ward (ed.)
30. The Kingdom of Speech (Jonathan Cape/Little, Brown, 2016) / Tom Wolfe

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