Wednesday, November 01, 2017

November 2017 Highlights

NOVELS
1. Madonna in a Fur Coat (trans. from the Turkish by Maureen Freely & Alexander Dawe) (Other Press, 2017) / Sabahattin Ali
2. In the Midst of Winter (Scribner UK, 2017) / Isabel Allende
3. Millard Salter’s Last Day (Gallery Books, 2017) / Jacob M. Appel
4. Mrs Osmond (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) / John Banville
5. The Story of Arthur Truluv (Random House, 2017) / Elizabeth Berg
6. The Dreams of Bethany Mellmouth (Viking, 2017) / William Boyd
7. Love & Fame (Virago, 2017) / Susie Boyt
8. The Impostor (trans. from the Spanish by Frank Wynne) (MacLehose Press, 2017) / Javier Cercas
9. Future Home of the Living God (Harper, 2017) / Louise Erdrich
10. The Revolution of Marina M. (Little, Brown, 2017) / Janet Fitch

11. First Person (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Richard Flanagan
12. The White Book (trans. from the Korean by Deborah Smith) (Portobello Books, 2017) / Han Kang
13. Gnomon (William Heinemann, 2017) / Neil Harkaway
14. The World Goes On (trans. from the Hungarian by John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet & Georges Szirtes) (Tuskar Rock Press, 2017) / László Krasznahorkai
15. Strangers in Budapest (Algonquin, 2017) / Jessica Keener
16. The House (Penguin, 2017) / Simon Lelic
17. Like a Fading Shadow (trans. from the Spanish by Camilo A. Ramirez) (Tuskar Rock Press, 2017) / Antonio Muñoz Molina
18. The Senator’s Children (Tin House Books, 2017) / Nicholas Montemarano
19. Improvement (Counterpoint Press, 2017) / Joan Silber
20. Winter (Hamish Hamilton, 2017) / Ali Smith

21. The Book of Chocolate Saints (Aleph, 2017) / Jeet Thayil
22. The Last Hours (Allen & Unwin, 2017) / Minette Walters
23. Sing, Unburied, Sing (Bloomsbury Circus, 2017) / Jesmyn Ward

FIRST NOVELS
1. The Last Man in Europe (The Overlook Press, 2017) / Dennis Glover
2. The Alarming Palsy of James Orr (Granta Books, 2017) / Tom Lee
3. Spring Garden (trans. from the Japanese by Polly Barton) (Pushkin Press, 2017) / Tomoka Shibasaki

STORIES
1. Tell Tale (Macmillan, 2017) / Jeffrey Archer
2. The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth (Viking, 2017) / William Boyd
3. At the End of the Century: The Stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (Little, Brown, 2017) / Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
4. Debriefing: Collected Stories (ed. Benjamin Taylor) (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Susan Sontag

POETRY
1. Storm for the Living and the Dead: Uncollected and Unpublished Poems (ed. Abel Debritto) (Ecco, 2017) / Charles Bukowski
2. The Radio (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Leontia Flynn
3. House of Lords and Commons (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Ishion Hutchinson
4. The Odyssey (trans. from the Greek by Emily Wilson) (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Homer
5. Earthling (W.W. Norton, 2017) / James Longenbach
6. On Trust: A Book of Lies (Carcanet Press, 2017) / James Womack

NONFICTION
1. God: A Human History (Random House, 2017) / Reza Aslan
2. Women & Power: A Manifesto (Profile Books, 2017) / Mary Beard
3. Keeping On Keeping On (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017) / Alan Bennett
4. Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 (Allen Lane/Atlantic Monthly Press, 2017) / Ian Black
5. Bethlehem: Biography of a Town (Nation Books, 2017) / Nicholas Blincoe
6. The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Border (Faber & Faber, 2017) / Garrett Carr
7. Icebreaker: A Voyage Far North (Chatto & Windus, 2017) / Horatio Clare
8. Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life (Allen Lane/Viking, 2017) / Robert Dallek
9. Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder (Fleet/Metropolitan Books, 2017) / Caroline Fraser
10. The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World (Penguin Press, 2017) / Maya Jasanoff

11. Silence in the Age of Noise (trans. from the Norwegian by Becky L. Crook) (Pantheon, 2017) / Erling Kagge
12. Winter (trans. from the Norwegian by Ingvild Burkey) (illustrated by Lars Lerin) (Harvill Secker, 2017) / Karl Ove Knausgaard
13. Poverty Safari: Understanding the Anger of Britain’s Underclass (Luath Press, 2017) / Darren McGarvey
14. Judging Shaw: The Radicalism of GBS (Prism/Royal Irish Academy, 2017) / Fintan O’Toole
15. Animals Strike Curious Poses (Jonathan Cape/Sarabande Books, 2017) / Elena Passarello
16. Molly Keane: A Life (Virago, 2017) / Sally Phipps
17. The Written World: How Literature Shaped History (Granta Books, 2017) / Martin Puchner
18. Don’t Save Anything: Uncollected Essays, Articles, and Profiles (Counterpoint Press, 2017) / James Salter
19. Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom (W.W. Norton, 2017) / Russell Shorto
20. The Uncommon Reader: A Life of Edward Garnett (Jonathan Cape, 2017) / Helen Smith

21. An Almost Perfect Christmas (Viking, 2017) / Nina Stibbe
22. Appointment in Arezzo: A Friendship with Muriel Spark (Polygon/Birlinn, 2017) / Alan Taylor
23. Railways and the Raj: How the Age of Steam Transformed India (Atlantic Books, 2017) / Christian Wolmar
24. Eastern Horizons: Hitchhiking the Silk Road (Hodder & Stoughton, 2017) / Levison Wood