Monday, January 01, 2018

January 2018 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Immortalists (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018) / Chloe Benjamin
2. The Girls in the Picture (Delacorte Press, 2018) / Melanie Benjamin
3. Oliver Loving (Flatiron Books, 2018) / Stefan Merrill Block
4. Three Things About Elsie (The Borough Press, 2018) / Joanna Cannon
5. A Long Way From Home (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Peter Carey
6. Little Reunions (trans. from the Chinese by Jane Weizhen Pan & Martin Merz) (New York Review Books, 2018) / Eileen Chang
7. Fools and Mortals (Harper, 2018) / Bernard Cornwell
8. The Life to Come (Allen & Unwin, 2018) / Michelle de Kretser
9. The Child Finder (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018) / Rene Denfeld
10. Varina (Ecco, 2018) / Charles Frazier

11. Eternal Life (W.W. Norton, 2018) / Dara Horn
12. The Cage (Text Publishing, 2018) / Lloyd Jones
13. The Music Shop (Random House, 2018) / Rachel Joyce
14. The Devil’s Highway (Fourth Estate, 2018) / Gregory Norminton
15. Turning for Home (Doubleday, 2018) / Barney Norris
16. The Wanderers (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018) / Tim Pears
17. Lullaby (trans. from the French by Sam Taylor) (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Leïla Slimani
18. Winter (Pantheon, 2018) / Ali Smith
19. Anatomy of a Scandal (Simon & Schuster, 2018) / Sarah Vaughan
20. The Fountain in the Forest (Faber & Faber, 2018) / Tony White

21. The Unmade World (Unbridled Books, 2018) / Steve Yarbrough
22. Grist Mill Road (Picador USA, 2017) / Christopher J. Yates

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Boat People (Doubleday, 2018) / Sharon Bala
2. White Chrysanthemum (Chatto & Windus, 2018) / Mary Lynn Bracht
3. Dark Pines (Point Blank, 2018) / Will Dean
4. The Woman in the Window (William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2018) / A.J. Finn
5. The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (Harvill Secker, 2018) / Imogen Hermes Gowar
6. The Transition (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Luke Kennard
7. The Afterlives (Riverhead Books, 2018) / Thomas Pierce
8. Fire Sermon (Grove Press/Picador, 2018) / Jamie Quatro
9. The Chalk Man (Michael Joseph, 2018) / C.J. Tudor

STORIES
1. The Largesse of the Sea Maiden (Random House, 2018) / Denis Johnson
2. Her Body and Other Parties (Serpent’s Tail, 2018) / Carmen Maria Machado
3. The Unmapped Country: Stories & Fragments (And Other Stories, 2018) / Ann Quin
4. Dazzling the Gods (Unbound, 2018) / Tom Vowler

POETRY
1. Wild is the Wind (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018) / Carl Phillips

NONFICTION
1. The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta (Bloomsbury USA, 2018) / Kushanava Choudhury
2. The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power (Penguin Press, 2017) / Niall Ferguson
3. The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order (Allen Lane, 2018) / Bruno Maçães
4. In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein (Profile Books, 2018) / Fiona Sampson
5. Where the Past Begins: A Writer’s Memoir (4th Estate, 2017) / Amy Tan