Publishing new book round-up – January 2017

Looking for something new? Here’s a selection of books being published this month.

1/3 Enigma Variations by André Aciman, a novel chronicling the passions of a young man named Paul.

1/3 Difficult Women by Roxane Gay, a collection of short stories from the author of the popular essay collection Bad Feminist.

1/3 The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston, about the discovery of an ancient civilization in a Central American jungle in the 1920s

1/10 In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown by Amy Gary is a biography of the woman behind the children’s classics Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny.

1/10 The Midnight Cool by Lydia Peelle follows two mule Tennessee mule traders as World War I encroaches.

1/10 Duplicity by Seattle author Ingrid Thoft is the fourth in the series featuring Boston P.I. Fina Ludlow.

1/10 A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life by Ayelet Waldman, about microdosing LSD to treat depression.

1/17 Little Deaths by Emma Flint is compelling crime fiction set in 1960s Queens, New York.

1/17 No Wall Too High: One Man’s Daring Escape from Mao’s Darkest Prison by Xu Hongci – a memoir of Xu’s 1972 breakout from a Chinese hard labor camp after 14 years of imprisonment.

1/17 Human Acts by Han Kang, a novel about South Korea’s 1980 Kwangju Uprising, in which governement forces killed hundreds of civilians. Kang is author of Man Booker International Prizewinner The Vegetarian.

1/17 My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King, a biography about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s widow.

1/17 Homesick for Another World, a collection of short stories by Ottessa Moshfegh. Moshfegh’s novel Eileen was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize.

1/17 The Believer by Joakim Zander, shortlisted for the Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year.

1/24 This Is How It Always Is by Seattle author Laurie Frankl about a family trying to both love and to protect their child as their youngest son says that he is a girl.

1/24 The Girl Before by JP Delaney is a thriller about a woman who falls in love with the architect of the weirdly distinctive house she rents. Film right have already been sold.

1/31 F*ck Love: One Shrink’s Sensible Advice for Finding a Lasting Relationship by Michael Bennett (author of F*ck Feelings) – a no BS self-help book.

1/31 Snowblind is the U.S. debut of Icelandic thriller writer Ragnar Jonasson

 

~posted by Andrea G.

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