Tuesday, August 01, 2017

August 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Anna (trans. from the Italian by Jonathan Hunt) (Canongate Books, 2017) / Niccolò Ammaniti
2. Wake Me When I’m Gone (Canongate Books, 2017) / Odafe Atogun
3. Such Small Hands (trans. from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman) (Portobello Books, 2017) / Andrés Barba
4. The 7th Function of Language (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Laurent Binet
5. The Heart’s Invisible Furies (Hogarth, 2017) / John Boyne
6. Friend of My Youth (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Amit Chaudhuri
7. Kingmaker: Kingdom Come (Century, 2017) / Toby Clements
8. The Locals (Random House, 2017) / Jonathan Dee
9. Birdwalk Cage (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Helen Dunmore
10. The Last Tudor (Simon & Schuster UK/Touchstone, 2017) / Philippa Gregory

11. Forest Dark (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Gail Honeyman
12. The Word is Murder (Century, 2017) / Anthony Horowitz
13. Sulfur Springs (Atria Books, 2017) / William Kent Krueger
14. The Gurugu Pledge (trans. from the Spanish by Jethro Soutar) (And Other Stories, 2017) / Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel
15. Midwinter Break (Jonathan Cape/W.W. Norton, 2017) / Bernard MacLaverty
16. The Watch House (Tinder Press, 2017) / Bernie McGill
17. Johannesburg (Corsair, 2017) / Fiona Melrose
18. The Burning Girl (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Claire Messud
19. Sundays in August (trans. from the French by Damion Searls) (Yale University Press, 2017) / Patrick Modiano
20. Unraveling Oliver (Scout Press, 2017) / Liz Nugent

21. Beautiful Animals (Hogarth, 2017) / Lawrence Osborne
22. The Red-Haired Woman (trans. from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap) (Faber & Faber/Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Orhan Pamuk
23. Glass Houses (Minotaur Books, 2017) / Louise Penny
24. Mrs Fletcher (Scribner, 2017) / Tom Perrotta
25. Strangers with the Same Dream (Knopf Canada, 2017) / Alison Pick
26. See What I Have Done (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Sarah Schmidt
27. Home Fire (Bloomsbury Publishing/Riverhead Books, 2017) / Kamila Shamsie
28. To the Back of Beyond (trans. from the German by Michael Hofmann) (Granta Books, 2017) / Peter Stamm
29. Other Men’s Daughters (NYRB Classics, 2017) / Richard Stern
30. Saints for All Occasions (Fleet, 2017) / J. Courtney Sullivan

31. Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash (trans. from the Indonesian by Annie Tucker) (New Directions, 2017) / Eka Kurniawan

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Death of the Fronsac (Apollo/Head of Zeus, 2017) / Neal Ascherson
2. Montpelier Parade (Catapult, 2017) / Karl Geary
3. Elmet (JM Originals/John Murray, 2017) / Fiona Mozley
4. A Kind of Freedom (Counterpoint, 2017) / Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
5. My Absolute Darling (4th Estate/Riverhead Books, 2017) / Gabriel Tallent
6. We That Are Young (Galley Beggar Press, 2017) / Preti Taneja
7. The Hidden Light of Northern Fires (Thomas Dunne Books, 2017) / Daren Wang
8. If the Creek Don’t Rise (Sourcebooks Landmark, 2017) / Leah Weiss
9. Yesterday (Mulholland Books/Wildfire, 2017) / Felicia Yap

STORIES
1.  What It Means When a Man Falls from from the Sky (Tinder Press, 2017) / Lesley Nneka Arimah
2. That Was a Shiver and Other Stories (Canongate Books, 2017) / James Kelman
3. Some Possible Solutions (Pushkin  Press, 2017) / Helen Phillips
4. A Life of Adventure and Delight (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Akhil Sharma
5. Visitations (LSU Press, 2017) / Lee Upton
6. The Mountain (Simon & Schuster, 2017) / Paul Yoon
7. Sour Heart (Lenny, 2017) / Jenny Zhang

POETRY
1. A Doll for Throwing (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Mary Jo Bang
2. Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Frank Bidart
3. The Surveyors (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Mary Jo Salter

NONFICTION
1. Proxies: A Memoir in Twenty-Four Attempts (Picador, 2017) / Brian Blanchfield
2. Literary Activism: Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 2017) / Amit Chaudhuri (ed.)
3. The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta (Bloomsbury Circus, 2017) / Kushanava Choudhury
4. A Brief History of Japan: Samurai, Shogun and Zen: The Extraordinary Story of the Land of the Rising Sun (Tuttle Publishing, 2017) / Jonathan Clements
5. The Hungry Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World (Bodley Head, 2017) / Lizzie Collingham
6. Freud: The Making of An Illusion (Metropolitan Books, 2017) / Frederick Crews
7. Gainsborough: A Portrait (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2017) / James Hamilton
8. Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Suzy Hansen
9. Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason (Profile Books, 2017) / David Harvey
10. Autumn (trans. from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey) (illustrated by Vanessa Baird) (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Karl Ove Knausgaard

11. The Power and the Story: The Global Battle for News and Information (Atlantic Books, 2017) / John Lloyd
12. Every Third Thought: On Life, Death and the Endgame (Picador, 2017) / Robert McCrum
13. I Am, I Am, I Am: A Memoir (Tinder Press, 2017) / Maggie O’Farrell
14. The Book of Emma Reyes (trans. from the Spanish by Daniel Alarcón) (Penguin Classics, 2017) / Emma Reyes
15. Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race (Coach House Books, 2017) / Naben Ruthnum
16. Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence (Princeton University Press, 2017) / Rachel Sherman
17. The Wrong Way to Save Your Life: Essays (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Megan Stielstra
18. Lovers and Strangers: An Immigrant History of Post-War Britain (Allen Lane, 2017) / Clair Wills
19. The Last Wolf: The Hidden Springs of Englishness (Little, Brown, 2017) / Robert Winder