Friday, September 01, 2017

September 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. All the World’s a Stage (trans. from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Borish Akunin
2. Brother (McClelland & Stewart, 2017) / David Chariandy
3. A Legacy of Spies (Viking/Penguin Random House, 2017) / John le Carré
4. The Child Finder (Harper, 2017) / Rene Denfield
5. Smile (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Roddy Doyle
6. Dinner at the Center of the Earth (Alfred A. Knopf/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Nathan Englander
7. Go, Went, Gone (trans. from the German by Susan Bernofsky) (Portobello Books, 2017) / Jenny Erpenbeck
8. A Column of Fire (Macmillan, 2017) / Ken Follett
9. Love and Other Consolation Prizes (Ballantine Books, 2017) / Jamie Ford
10. A Skinful of Shadows (Macmillan, 2017) / Frances Hardinge

11. Munich (Hutchinson, 2017) / Robert Harris
12. The Twelve-Mile Straight (Ecco Press, 2017) / Eleanor Henderson
13. That’s My Baby (HarperCollins Canada, 2017) / Frances Itani
14. First Snow, Last Light (Knopf Canada, 2017) / Wayne Johnston
15. City of Spies (Little A, 2017) / Sorayya Khan
16. Forest Dark (Harper, 2017) / Nicole Krauss
17. Bluebird, Bluebird (Mulholland Books/Serpent’s Tail, 2017) / Attica Locke
18. Grace (Oneworld Publications, 2017) / Paul Lynch
19. House of Spines (Orenda, 2017) / Michael J. Malone
20. The Ninth Hour (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Alice McDermott

21. The Wardrobe Mistress (Hutchinson, 2017) / Patrick McGrath
22. The Burning Girl (Fleet, 2017) / Claire Messud
23. Sundays in August (trans. from the French by Damion Searls) (Yale University Press, 2017) / Patrick Modiano
24. Lightning Men (Little, Brown, 2017) / Thomas Mullen
25. These Darkening Days (Moth Publishing/Mayfly Press, 2017) / Benjamin Myers
26. Savage Country (Algonquin Books, 2017) / Robert Olmstead
27. Bellevue Square (Doubleday Canada, 2017) / Michael Redhill
28. The Golden House (Jonathan Cape/Random House, 2017) / Salman Rushdie
29. The Growing Season (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Helen Sedgwick
30. Home Fire (Bloomsbury Circus, 2017) / Kamila Shamsie

31. Sing, Unburied, Sing (Scribner, 2017) / Jesmyn Ward
32. A Patient Fury (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Sarah Ward
33. Lost in September (Knopf Canada, 2017) / Kathleen Winter

FIRST NOVELS
1. Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons (Inanna Publications, 2017) / Jocelyn Cullity
2. The Last to See Me (Skyhorse Publishing, 2017) / M. Dressler
3. American War (Picador, 2017) / Omar El Akkad
4. The Transition (4th Estate, 2017) / Luke Kennard
5. The History of Bees (trans. from the Norwegian by Diane Oatley) (Scribner UK, 2017) / Maja Lunde
6. The World of Tomorrow (Little, Brown, 2017) / Brendan Mathews
7. The Boat Runner (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Devin Murphy
8. Uncertain Weights and Measures (Goose Lane Editions, 2017) / Jocelyn Parr
9. George & Lizzie (Touchstone, 2017) / Nancy Pearl
10. The House with the Stained-Glass Window (trans. from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones) (MacLehose Press, 2017) / Zanna Sloniowska

10. My Cat Yugoslavia (trans. from the Finnish by David Hackston) (Pushkin Press, 2017) / Pajtim Statovci

STORIES
1. Bank Holiday Hurricane (Doire Press, 2017) / Kelly Creighton
2. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 (Anchor, 2017) / Laura Furman (ed.)
3. Darker with the Lights On (Little Island Press, 2017) / David Hayden
4. Tales of Falling and Flying (Penguin Books, 2017) / Ben Loory
5. Five-Carat Soul (Riverhead Books, 2017) / James McBride
6. My House Gathers Desires (BOA Editions, 2017) / Adam McOmber
7. Levitation (Stinging Fly Press, 2017) / Sean O’Reilly
8. Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories (September Publishing, 2017) / Rowan Routh (ed.)
9. Kiss Me Someone (Tin House, 2017) / Karen Shepard
10. Worlds from the Word’s End (And Other Stories, 2017) / Joanna Walsh

11. The Age of Perpetual Light (Grove Press, 2017) / Josh Weil

POETRY
1. Fourth Person Singular (Liverpool University Press, 2017) / Nuar Alsadir
2. The Noise of a Fly (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Douglas Dunn
3. The Darkness of Snow (Wake Forest University Press, 2017) / Frank Ormsby
4. Sun in Days (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Meghan O’Rourke
5. Mama Amazonica (Bloodaxe Books, 2017) / Pascale Petit
6. Don’t Call Us Dead (Graywolf Press, 2017) / Danez Smith

NONFICTION
1. The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1986-2017 (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Martin Amis
2. Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine (Allen Lane, 2017) / Anne Applebaum
3. A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World (Quercus, 2017) / Julian Baggini
4. The Diary of a Bookseller (Profile Books, 2017) / Shaun Bythell
5. Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906 (Allen Lane, 2017) / David Cannadine
6. Late Essays: 2006-2017 (Harvill Secker, 2017) / J.M. Coetzee
7. South and West: From a Notebook (4th Estate, 2017) / Joan Didion
8. Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa (MacLehose Press, 2017) / Joseph Farrell
9. Ghost Empire: A Journey to the Legendary Constantinople (Pegasus, 2017) / Richard Fidler
10. Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation (Penguin Books, 2017) / John Freeman (ed.)

11. At the Strangers’ Gate: Arrivals in New York (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Adam Gopnik
12. The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve (W.W. Norton/Bodley Head, 2017) / Stephen Greenblatt
13. Finding Eden: A Journey into the Heart of Borneo (I.B. Tauris, 2017) / Robin Hanbury-Tenison
14. Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities (Da Capo Press, 2017) / Bethany Hughes
15. The Ghost Orchard: The Hidden History of the Apple in North America (HarperCollins Canada, 2017) / Helen Humphreys
16. Where the Wild Winds Are: Walking Europe’s Winds from the Pennines to Provence (Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2017) / Nick Hunt
17. The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World (Harvard University Press, 2017) / Michael Ignatieff
18. The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God’s Holy Warriors (Head of Zeus, 2017) / Dan Jones
19. Silence in the Age of Noise (trans. from the Norwegian by Becky L. Crook) (Viking, 2017) / Erling Kagge
20. If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir (St Martin’s Press, 2017) / Ilana Kurshan

21. An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic (Alfred A. Knopf/William Collins, 2017) / Daniel Mendelsohn
22. The Book of Separation: A Memoir (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Tova Mirvis
23. Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis (Verso Books, 2017) / George Monbiot
24. The Origin of Others (Harvard University Press, 2017) / Toni Morrison
25. The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World (Macmillan, 2017) / Catherine Nixey
26. A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World (Princeton University Press, 2017) / Erika Rappaport
27. Mayhem: A Memoir (Hamish Hamilton/Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Sigrid Rausing
28. The Holocaust: A New History (Penguin, 2017) / Laurence Rees
29. Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State (Allen Lane, 2017) / Chris Renwick
30. Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory (Counterpoint, 2017) / Elizabeth Rosner

31. Philip Roth: Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013 (The Library of America, 2017) / Philip Roth
32. The Last of the the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution (Pegasus Books, 2017) / Robert Service
33. The Light at the End of the Tunnel: Essays on Movies and Politics (Tin House Books, 2017) / Jim Shepard
34. The Internationalists And Their Plan to Outlaw War (published by Simon & Schuster in the U.S. as The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World) (Allen Lane, 2017) / Bona A. Hathaway & Scott J. Shapiro
35. Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence (Princeton University Press, 2017) / Rachel Sherman
36. The Last London (Oneworld Publications, 2017) / Iain Sinclair
37. True Stories & Other Essays (Yale University Press, 2017) / Francis Spufford
38. Seven Fallen Leaves: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City (House of Anansi Press, 2017) / Tanya Talaga
39. A Life of My Own (Viking, 2017) / Claire Tomalin
40. Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Alison Weir

41. Travels in a Dervish Cloak (Eland Publishing, 2017) / Isambard Wilkinson