Tuesday, November 01, 2016

November 2016 Highlights

NOVELS
1. The Power (Viking, 2016) / Naomi Alderman
2. The Easy Way Out (Riverrun, 2016) / Steven Amsterdam
3. The Beautiful Dead (Bantam Press, 2016) / Belinda Bauer
4. Orphans of the Carnival (Doubleday, 2016) / Carol Birch
5. Moonglow (Harper, 2016) / Michael Chabon
6. The Dark Flood Rises (Canongate Books, 2016) / Margaret Drabble
7. The Shogun’s Queen (Bantam Press, 2016) / Leslie Downer
8. The Inheritance (Minotaur Books, 2016) / Charles Finch
9. The Last Days of Leda Grey (Orion, 2016) / Essie Fox
10. Wedding Bush Road (Counterpoint Press/Brio, 2016) / David Francis

11. The Liberation (Simon & Schuster U.K., 2016) / Kate Furnivall
12. Victoria (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / Daisy Goodwin
13. The Dark Circle (Virago, 2016) / Linda Grant
14. A Horse Walks into a Bar (trans. from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen) (Jonathan Cape, 2016) / David Grossman
15. In the Country of the Blind (Arcade, 2016) / Edward Hoagland
16. Faithful (Simon & Schuster, 2016) / Alice Hoffman
17. News of the World (William Morrow, 2016) / Paulette Jiles
18. Cove (Granta Books, 2016) / Cynan Jones
19. The Long Room (Tin House Books, 2016) / Francesca Kay
20. I’ll Take You There (Harper, 2016) / Wally Lamb

21. The Hidden People (Jo Fletcher, 2016) / Alison Littlewood
22. Mercury (Harper, 2016) / Margot Livesey
23. Thus Bad Begins (trans. from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Javier Marías
24. The House of Birds (Tinder Press, 2016) / Morgan McCarthy
25. Valiant Gentlemen (Grove Press, 2016) / Sabina Murray
26. Under a Pole Star (Quercus, 2016) / Stef Penney
27. Small Great Things (Hodder & Stoughton, 2016) / Jodi Picoult
28. Rather Be the Devil (Orion, 2016) / Ian Rankin
29. The Woman on the Stairs (trans. from the German by Joyce Hackett & Bradley Schmidt) (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017) / Bernhard Schlink
30. The Girl from Venice (Simon & Schuster UK, 2016) / Martin Cruz Smith

31. Swing Time (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin, 2016) / Zadie Smith
32. Miss Jane (Picador, 2016) / Brad Watson
33. The Underground Railroad (Fleet, 2016) / Colson Whitehead
34. Extinctions (UWA Publishing, 2016) / Josephine Wilson

FIRST NOVELS
1. Teethmarks on My Tongue (Dalkey Archive Press, 2016) / Eileen Battersby
2. Pull Me Under (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Kelly Luce
3. Midwinter (Corsair, 2016) / Fiona Melrose
4. The Evenings (trans. from the Dutch by Sam Garrett) (Pushkin Press, 2016) / Gerard Reve
5. School of Velocity (One/Pushkin Press, 2016) / Eric Beck Rubin

STORIES
1. Virgin and Other Stories (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / April Ayers Lawson
2. The Start of Something: The Selected Stories of Stuart Dybek (Jonathan Cape, 2016) / Stuart Dybek
3. Rotten Row (Faber & Faber, 2016) / Petina Gappah
4. The Purple Swamp Hen and Other Stories (Fig Tree, 2016) / Penelope Lively
5. A Portable Shelter (Virago, 2016) / Kirsty Logan
6. Ferenji and Other Stories (Doire Press, 2016) / Helena Mulkerns
7. The Visiting Privilege (Tuskar Rock Press/Profile Books, 2016) / Joy Williams

POETRY
1. Commotion of the Birds: New Poems (Ecco, 2016) / John Ashbury
2. The Abridged History of Rainfall (McSweeney’s, 2016) / Jay Hopler
3. Bestiary (Graywolf Press, 2016) / Donika Kelly
4. The Last Shift (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Philip Levine
5. Selected Poems 1968-2014 (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Paul Muldoon
6. Jackself (Picador, 2016) / Jacob Polley
7. Tula (Milkweed Editions, 2016) / Chris Santiago
8. The Remedies (Pan Macmillan, 2016) / Katharine Towers

NONFICTION
1. A Florence Diary (Granta Books, 2016) / Diana Athill
2. Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire (Random House, 2016) / Julia Baird
3. Kathmandu (The University of Chicago Press, 2016) / Thomas Bell
4. Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-49 (St Martin’s Press, 2016) / David Cesarani
5. Common Ground: Encounters with Nature on the Edges of Life (The University of Chicago Press, 2016) / Rob Cowen
6. Home and Away: Writing the Beautiful Game (trans. from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett & Sean Kinsella) (Harvill Secker, 2016) / Karl Ove Knausgaard & Fredrik Ekelund
7. The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914 (Viking, 2016) / Richard J. Evans
8. Frantumaglia: A Writer’s Journey (trans. from the Italian by Ann Goldstein) (Europa Editions, 2016) / Elena Ferrante
9. The Kindness of Strangers: Fate and Tales of Fortune on the Road (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
10. By the Seat of My Pants: Humorous Tales of Travel and Misadventure (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)

11. Tales from Nowhere: Unexpected Stories from Unexpected Places (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
12. A Moveable Feast: Life-Changing Food Adventures Around the World (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
13. The Lonely Planet Travel Anthology: True Stories from the World’s Best Writers (Lonely Planet, 2016) / Don George (ed.)
14. The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016) / Robert Gerwarth
15. The Weight of a World of Feeling: Reviews and Essays by Elizabeth Bowen (Northwestern University Press, 2016) / Allan Hepburn (ed.)
16. Cold War Freud: Psychoanalysis in an Age of Catastrophes (Cambridge University Press, 2016) / Dagmar Herzog
17. Travels with Henry James (Avalon Publishing Group, 2016) / Henry James
18. Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016) / Lawrence James
19. Island People: The Caribbean and the World (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
20. Jane Austen: The Secret Radical (Icon Books, 2016) / Helena Kelly

21. The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine (published in the U.K. as Imperial Triumph: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine) (Harvard University Press, 2016) / Michael Kulikowski
22. My Lost Poets: A Life in Poetry (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Philip Levine
23. Where Poppies Blow: The British Soldier, Nature, The Great War (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016) / John Lewis-Stempel
24. Istanbul: City of Majesty at the Crossroads of the World (Viking, 2016) / Thomas F. Madden
25. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Spiegel & Grau, 2016) / Trevor Noah
26. Soul at the White Heat: Inspiration, Obsession, and the Writing Life (Ecco, 2016) / Joyce Carol Oates
27. The Selected Essays of Sean O’Faolain (ed. Brad Kent) (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016) / Sean O’Faolain
28. Black and British: A Forgotten History (Macmillan, 2016) / David Olusoga
29. The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present (Henry Holt, 2016) / John Pomfret
30. Novels, Tales, Journeys: The Complete Prose of Alexander Pushkin (trans. from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky) (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / Alexander Pushkin

31. Freud: In His Time and Ours (trans. from the French by Catherine Porter) (Harvard University Press, 2016) / Élisabeth Roudinesco
32. Ancient Worlds: A Global History of Antiquity(published in the U.K. as Ancient Worlds: An Epic History of East and West) (Basic Books, 2016) / Michael Scott
33. Touchstones: John McGahern’s Classical Style (Liverpool University Press, 2016) / Frank Shovlin
34. Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File (Scribner, 2016) / John Edgar Sideman
35. Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Macmillan, 2016) / Douglas Smith
36. Kafka: The Early Years (trans. from the German by Shelley Frisch) (Princeton University Press, 2016) / Reiner Stach
37. The Marches: A Borderland Journey between England and Scotland (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016) / Rory Stewart
38. Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and Civilisation (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) / James Stourton
39. Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel (Viking, 2016) / John Stubbs
40. Medieval Europe (Yale University Press, 2016) / Chris Wickham

41. Ireland’s Immortals: A History of the Gods of Irish Myth (Princeton University Press, 2016) / Mark Williams

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