Wednesday, February 01, 2017

February 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Fatal Tree (Sceptre, 2017) / Jake Arnott
2. A Line Made by Walking (Tramp Press/William Heinemann, 2017) / Sara Baume
3. The Sleepwalker (Doubleday, 2017) / Chris Bohjalian
4. The Heart’s Invisible Furies (Doubleday, 2017) / John Boyne
5. Ashland & Vine (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / John Burnside
6. The Stolen Child (Harper Perennial, 2017) / Lisa Carey
7. The Dark Flood Rises (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Margaret Drabble
8. Shadowbahn (Blue Rider Press, 2017) / Steve Erickson
9. The Doll Funeral (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Kate Hamer
10. The Typewriter’s Tale (St Martin’s Press, 2017) / Michiel Heyns
11. The House at Bishopgate (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017) / Katie Hickman
12. Running (Simon & Schuster, 2017) / Cara Hoffman
13. The Orphan’s Tale (MIRA, 2017) / Pam Jenoff
14. Carnivalesque (Bloomsbury Circus, 2017) / Neil Jordan
15. The Good People (Picador, 2017) / Hannah Kent
16. A Separation (Riverhead Books, 2017) / Katie Kitamura
17. A Piece of the World (William Morrow, 2017) / Christina Baker Kline
18. Pachinko (Grand Central Publishing/Apollo, 2017) / Min Jin Lee
19. The Blot (published in U.S. as A Gambler’s Anatomy) (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Jonathan Lethem
20. On Turpentine Lane (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Elinor Lipman

21. The News from the End of the World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Emily Jeanne Miller
22. Mirror, Shoulder, Signal (trans. from the Danish by Misha Hoekstra) (Pushkin Press, 2017) / Dorthe Nors
23. A Book of American Martyrs (Ecco, 2017) / Joyce Carol Oates
24. The Woman Next Door (Picador, 2017) / Yewande Omotoso
25. The Lonely Hearts Hotel (Riverhead Books, 2017) / Heather O’Neill
26. The Blue Hour (Counterpoint Press, 2017) / Laura Pritchett
27. First Love (Granta Books, 2017) / Gwendoline Riley
28. Windy City Blues (Berkley/Penguin Random House, 2017) / Renée Rosen
29. The Chosen Ones (trans. from the Swedish by Anna Paterson) (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Steve Sem-Sandberg
30. Three Daughters of Eve (Viking, 2017) / Elif Shafak

31. The One Inside (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Sam Shepard
32. A Gentleman in Moscow (Hutchinson, 2017) / Amor Towles

FIRST NOVELS
1. Harmless Like You (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
2. My Sister’s Bones (Penguin, 2017) / Nuala Ellwood
3. Miss Treadway and the Field of Stars (Harper, 2017) / Miranda Emmerson
4. History of Wolves (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Emily Fridlund
5. The Keeper of Lost Things (William Morrow, 2017) / Ruth Hogan
6. The End of Eddy (trans. from the French by Michael Lucey) (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Édouard Louis
7. Behold the Dreamers (Fourth Estate, 2017) / Imbolo Mbue
8. Under the Almond Tree (Two Roads, 2017) / Laura McVeigh
9. Blue Light Yokohama (Michael Joseph, 2017) / Nicolás Obregón
10. The Lucky Ones (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Julianne Pachico

11. The Weight of Him (St Martin’s Press, 2017) / Ethel Rohan
12. Kruso (trans. from the German by Tess Lewis) (Scribe UK, 2017) / Lutz Seiler
13. Flesh and Bone and Water (Viking, 2017) / Luiza Sauma
14. Lincoln in the Bardo (Random House, 2017) / George Saunders

STORIES
1. Things We Lost in the Fire (trans. from the Spanish by Megan McDowell) (Hogarth, 2017) / Mariana Enriquez
2. Norse Mythology (Bloomsbury Publishing/W.W. Norton, 2017) / Neil Gaiman
3. The Doll’s Alphabet (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2017) / Camilla Grudova
4. The Refugees (Grove Press, 2017) / Viet Thanh Nguyen
5. The Lucky Ones (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Julianne Pachico
6. The World to Come (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Jim Shepard
7. The Dark and Other Love Stories (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Deborah Willis

POETRY
1. Still Life with Feeding Snake (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / John Burnside
2. Whereas (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Stephen Dunn
3. New Selected Poems (ed. Katie Peterson) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Robert Lowell
4. Poems 1980-2015 (New Island Books, 2017) / Michael O’Loughlin
5. A Herring Famine (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Adam O’Riordan
6. Sun & Urn (The University of Georgia Press, 2017) / Christopher Salerno

NONFICTION
1. The Rule of the Land: Walking the Irish Border (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Garrett Carr
2. Reformation Divided: Catholics, Protestants and the Conversion of England (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2017) / Eamon Duffy
3. Lines in the Sand: Collected Journalism (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / A.A. Gill
4. Rumi’s Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love (Harper, 2017) / Brad Gooch
5. Stalin and the Scientists: A History of Triumph and Tragedy 1905-1953 (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Simon Ings
6. We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Noah Isenberg
7. Robert Lowell: Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / Kay Redfield Jamison
8. Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe (Granta Books, 2017) / Kapka Kassabova
9. Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017) / Megan Marshall
10. Self-Portrait with Dogwood (Trinity University Press, 2017) / Christopher Merrill

11. Age of Anger: A History of the Present (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Pankaj Mishra
12. Animals Strike Curious Poses (Sarabande Books, 2017) / Elena Passarello
13. The Girl from the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia (trans. from the Russian by Anna Summers) (Penguin Books, 2017) / Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
14. Deaths of the Poets (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Paul Farley & Michael Symmons Roberts
15. The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance (trans. from the Swedish by Henning Koch) (Viking, 2017) / Anders Rydell
16. The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution (Macmillan, 2017) / Robert Service
17. Other People: Takes & Mistakes (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / David Shields
18. Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel (W.W. Norton, 2017) / John Stubbs