Friday, January 05, 2018

BookFilter Reading List

BOOKFILTER 2018 TITLES TO READ


king of the khyber rifles

PW Best of 2018:

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson
Melmoth by Sarah Perry







NOVEMBER 2018


Wolves Of Eden by Kevin Mccarthy western, Irish writer 11-6-2018

Henry and Eva and the Castle on the Cliff by Andrea Portes middle grade 11-6-2018

Past Tense by lee Child mys Jack Reacher 11-6-2018 ROTTER

The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim litfic 11-6-2018 ROTTER

Gene Machine by Venki Ramakrishnan SCIENCE 11-6-2018

Bletchley Park Brain Teasers by Sinclair McKay PUZZLES UK 11-6-2018

Jeeves and the King of Clubs by Ben Schott humor lit 11-6-2018

The Grandmaster by Brin-Jonathan Butler 2016 chess match history etc 11-6-2018

Wild Justice by Loren D Estleman western 11-6-2018

The Lonesome Bodybuilder stories by Yukiko Motoya British translator 11-6-2018

paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks fic wwii resistance 11-6-2016

Why Religion? by Elaine Pagels faith philosophy 11-6-2018

The War Before The War history of fugitive enslaved people by Andrew Delbanco 11-6-2018

A Shot In The Dark: mys debut by Lynne Truss killing of theater critic 11-6-2018 THEATER

Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle Of WWII by james Holland history 11-6-2018

Lost Time by Jozef Czapski lectures on Proust in Soviet camp NYRB 152pages 11-6

Inhuman Land by Jozef Czapski WW II reporting Katyn massacre NYRB 11-6-2018

The William Gass Reader 11-6-2018

An Almost Perfect Christmas by Nina Stibbe memoir light, 11-6-2018

Grabbing Pussy by Karen Finley 11-6-2018

Those Who Knew by Idra Novey litfic Brooklyn author, sexual misconduct island nation 11-6-2018


BOOKS ABOVE ADDED INTO BOOKFILTER


The Indispensable Composers Nonfic Pop Culture on classical music canon by Anthony Tommasini 11-6-2018


We The People by Erwin Chemerinsky 11-13-2018

God in The Qur'an by jack Miles -- 11-13-2018

Winter War by Eric Rauchway HISTORY first fight over New deal 11-13-2018

Pulp by Robin Talley ya lesbian teens 11-13-2018

Vita Nostra Russian fantasy by Sergey and Marina Dyachenko 11-13-2018

Empire of Sand by tasha Suri fantasy debut London librarian, middle east setting 11-13-2018

A Ladder To The Sky by John Boyne litfic 11-13-2018

Dear Zealots by Amos Oz cur events 11-13-2018

Heirs Of The Founders -- history of 2nd gen of US leaders by HW Brand 11-13-2018



The Circuit -- tennis nonfiction 2017 season 11-20-2018 GILTZ

All The Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy litfic 11-20-2018

Holy Sexuality and the Bible by Christopher Yuan 11-20-2018

Your Place In The Universe by Paul Sutter 11-20-2018

My Sister The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Nigerian thriller 11-20-2018 ROTTER REVIEW



Hazards of Time Travel by Joyce Carol Oates dystopian litfic 11-27-2018

The Houseguest by Amparo Davila short stories 144p 11-27-2018

Aladdin new trans by Paulo Lemos Horta 11-27-2018 GILTZ

Come With Me litfic/sci-fi by Helen Schulman 11-27-2018

Tell Them Of Battles, Kings and Elephants by Mathias Enard 11-27-2018




DECEMBER 2018


For The Sake Of The Game Holmes mysteries stories edited Laurie R King 10-4-2018


A gentleman's guide to vice and virtue 


Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield LITFIC debut was massive success UK out 12-4-2018 ROTTER


Ike's Mystery Man by Peter Shinkle history queer 12-4-2018

Bryant and May Hall of Mirrors mys series by Christopher Fowler 12-4-2018

The Future Of Capitalism by Paul Collier economist current events 12-4-2018

Once A King by Erin Summerill ya fantasy 12-4-2018


The Division Bell Mystery classic reissue by Ellen Wilkinson 12-4-2018

Victory City by John Strausbaugh history of NYC during WW II 12-4-2018

A Christmas Carol and other Christmas stories by Charles Dickens 12-1-2018

The Great War in America by Garrett Peck history of WWI 12-4-2018


Victorian Fairy Tales edited by Michael Newton 12-1-2018



Mysteries Of Winterthurn by Joyce Carol Oates 12-11-2018



Influenza  by Jeremy Brown science history on fighting this diseases 12-18-2018 ROTTER



The Ape That Understood The Universe science by Steve Stewart-Williams 12-30-2018

The Inflamed Mind a new approach to Depression by Edward Bullmore 12-31-2018

The Gown by Jennifer Robson (pop fic Royalty) 12-31-2018



JANUARY 2019


RONAN FARROW CATCH AND KILL? JAN 2019 LITTLE BROWN

Book Love by Debbie Tung COMICS UK set author out at 2-7-2019 in UK 1-1-2019




55, Underemployed and Faking Normal by Elizabeth White 1-8-2019


Henry VIII by Tracy Borman best-selling academic 1-8-2019 (out in UK in Nov)

The Second Kind Of Impossible by Paul Steinhardt (NJ) science on finding new matter 1-8-2019

An Indefinite Sentence by Siddharth Dube nonfic memoir, India gay (Out same day in Uk; author in NYC) 1-8-2019

The Belting Inheritance by Julian Symons classic mys reissue 1-8-2019

Hitler's Pawn by Stephen Koch history on teen Jew blamed for Kristilnacht NYC 1-8-2019

The Unteachables by Gordon Korman middle grade 1-8-2019

Camelot's End: Carter v kennedy at convention by Jon Ward 1-8-2019

The Perilous Adventures Of The Cowboy King by Jerome Charyn -- fic/Teddy Roosevelt 1-8-2019

An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma litfic Nigerian 1-8-2019




Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator by nonfic memoir by Gregory B Jaczko 1-15-2019

Bluff City HISTORY bio of Ernest Withers civil rights photog and FBI informant by Preston Lauterbach 1-15-2019

A Risky Undertaking for Loretta Singletary by Terry Shames mys cozy senior citizen 1-15-2019

Late In The Day by Tessa Hadley LITFIC LONDON 1-15-2019

Aristotle's Way by Edith Hall classicist UK, philosophy applied 1-15-2019

The Gilded Wolves by Rokshana Chokshi ya fantasy 1-15-2019 (out UK same date)



The Field Guide To The North American Teenager by Ben Philippe 1-22-2019

The Weight Of A Piano by Chris Cander litfic two women united by piano/decades Houston author 1-22-2019

Restoration Heights by Wil Medearis NYC novel  litfic GAN 1-22-2019



Underground: A Human History of the World beneath our feet by Will Hunt history tech 1-29-2019

The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells german best-seller 1-29-2019

The Wolf In The Whale by Jordanna Max Brodsky litif Inuit tale 1-29-2019

The Plotters by Un-su Kim thriller 1-29-2019



FEBRUARY 2019


On The Come Up by Angie Thomas ya about teen female rapper by author of The Hate U Give 2-5-2019

Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken litfic 2-5-2019

The Hollywood Jim Crow SHOWBIZ GBN by Maryann Erigha 2-5-2019

Jimmy Neurosis by James Oseland memoir, gay,punk TV Top Chef judge 2-5-2019

Europe A Natural History by Tim Flannery science 2-5-2019

No Beast So Fierce by Dane Huckelbridge nonfic on dangerous tiger 2-5-2019

The Coronation by Boris Akunin mys historical 2-5-2019

American Pop by Snowden Wright litfic about soda pop/Coke 2-5-2019

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff comm fic followup to Orphan Train 2-5-2019

If We Can Keep It CURR EVENTS by Michael Tomasky fix-it Daily Beast 2-5-2019

Milk of Paradise history of opium by Lucy Inglis 2-5-2018

Lady First bio of First Lady Sarah Polk by Amy S Greenberg 2-5-2019



Sounds Like Titanic memoir by Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman fake performances to soundtrack of movie THEATER 2-12-2019

Northern Lights by Raymond Strom litfic queer protag, gender fluid debut NYC 2-12-2019

The Psychology of Time Travel  by Kate mascarenhas litfic fantasy fun 2-12-2019

Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli litfic family road trip NYC 2-12-2019

Separate: Plessy v Ferguson by Steve Luxenberg WASHPO HISTORY  2-12-2019



The Next To Die by Sophie Hannah thriller 2-19-2019

Landfall by Thomas Mallon litfic Pres W Bush author DC 2-19-2019

The Familiars by Stacey Halls witches period, author of Essex Serpent litfic 2-19-2019

Earth-Shattering/Cataclysms: Science book on disasters by Bon Berman NPR etc 2-19-2019

Possible Minds edited by John Brockman essays on AI by scientists 2-19-2019

Sleeping With Strangers by David Thomson movie criticism 2-19-2019



We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet WWII litfic orphan2-26-2019



MARCH 2019


The Wall by John Lanchester out of comfort zone sci-fi dystopia 3-5-2019

Death on the Aisle a Mr and Mrs North mystery 3-5-2019 THEATER

The Women's war by Jenna Glass fantasy 3-5-2019

This Life by martin Hagglund philosophy prof at Yale 3-5-2019

The River by Peter Heller litfic college students wilderness survival 3-5-2019, Lives in Denver

Aunt Poldi and the Vineyards of Etna by Mario Giordano third in series MYS 3-5-2019

Mama's Hug by Frans de waal SCIENCE animals have emotions lives in ATL 3-5-2019

Famous Men Who Never Lived by K Chess sci-fi debut alternate NYC lesbian author 3-5-2019



Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith fantasy debut buzz, auction 3-12-2019

The Bird King by G Willow Wilson fantasy 3-12-2019

The Selected Works Of Abdullah the Cossack by HM Naqvi litfic 3-12-2019

The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor Nigerian litfic 3-12-2019

Sea People the Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson HISTORY 3-12-2019

The Swish of the Curtain by Pamela Brown classic kids book about theater, acting pub 1941 3-12-2019 THEATER

Tiny Americans litfic by Devin Murphy debut praised 3-12-2019



THEATER: Funny Man: Mel Brooks by Patrick McGilligan 3-19-2019 THEATER

Horizon by Barry Lopez travel bio 3-19-2019

Waiting for Bonjangles by Olivier Bourdeaut litfic mental illness French hit 3-19-2019

The Boy by Marcus Malte litfic French novel feral lad decades spanning 3-19-2019



The Forging Of a Rebel by Arturo Barea memoir history admired by marquez, George Orwell, charts 50 years of Spain in the 20th century 3-26-2019

Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc by David Elliott in verse 3-26-2019



APRIL 2019


Greystone Secrets #1 middle grade fantasy launch by Margaret Peterson haddix 4-2-2019

Shakespeare's Library THEATER history 4-2-2019

Crossing by Pajtim Statovci litfic Albanian queer 4-2-2019

K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches by Tyler Kepner sports history 4-2-2019

The Damascus Road by Jay parini religious fic St Paul 4-2-2019

Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault by Cathy Guisewite cartoonist of Cathy 4-2-2019

The Editor by Steven Rowley litfic writer and editor 4-2--2019



Notes From A Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi GBN STAR 4-9-2019

My Coney Island Baby by Billy O'Callaghan LITFIC acclaim IRISH 4-9-2019




Tragedy, The Greeks and Us by Simon Critchley THEATER 4-16-2019

Revolutionaries by Joshua Furst litfic 60s radical son of.... 4-16-2019

The Binding by Bridget Collins -- period fantasy a la sarah Waters 4-16-2019

August Isle by Ali Standish YA big push 4-16-2019

Autumn Light by Pico Iyer nonfic on Japanese culture and grief 4-16-2019

The Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown (two bird names) YA Queer acclaim for last book 4-16-2019



MAY 2019


The farmer's son by John Connell BIO Irish #1 bestseller 5-7-2019



Maddy Alone by pamela Brown Blue Door #2 THEATER ya classic 5-14-2019


JUNE 2019


Lifelines by Heidi Diehl litfic Brooklyn 6-8-2019



Golden Doors by pamela Brown Blue Door #3 THEATER ya classic 6-25-2019


JULY 2019



AUGUST 2019



SEPTEMBER 2019



OCTOBER 2019



NOVEMBER 2019



DECEMBER 2019




MAY 2018


Endling by Katherine Applegate middle grade fantasy 5-1-2018 GILTZ REVIEW


Song Of Blood and Stone first in fantasy trilogy, woman of color 5-1-2018 XXXX

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk 5-1-2018 XXXXXX

Collusion by Nomi Prins business 5-1-2018

He (Laurel and hardy) by John Connolly 5-1-2018 XXXXX

Fury From The Tomb _raiders sci-fi 5-1-2018 XXXXXX

Out Of Left Field high school 5-1-2018

Out Of Left Field -- middle grade 5-1-2018

Chasing New Horizons -- space race to Pluto 5-1-2018 XXXXXX

Bob middle grade fantasy by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead 5-1-2018 GILTZ REVIEW

Love and Ruin litfic about Hemingway and Gellhorn by Paula McLain 5-1-2018

Welcome To Lagos litfic 5-1-2018

The Judge Hunter by Christopher Buckley historical fiction, humor 5-1-2018  XXXXX



Warlight by Michael Ondaatje 5-8-2018 GILTZ


Paul Simon bio by Robert Hillburn 5-8-2018 GILTZ XXXXXX

Holding by Graham Norton pb 5-8-2018

Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics by Stephen Greenblatt 5-8-2018

The Boy From Tomorrow middle grade 5-8-2018

Compulsory Games short stories NYRB 5-8-2018

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston 5-8-2018 GILTZ

Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom history US Revolution 5-8-2018

Our Kind Of Cruelty thriller by Araminta Hall 5-8-2018 ROTTER REVIEW

Send Down The Rain by Charles Martin romfic 5-8-2018

Blood Orbit by KR Richardson sci-fi procedural 5-8-2018

My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley litfic 5-8-2018

We'll Fly Away ya 5-8-2018



Imperial Twilight history opium war China 5-15-2018 GILTZ

Last Stories by William Trevor 5-15-2018

When Einstein Walked With Godel science essays by Jim Holt 5-15-2018

The Last Cowboys by John Branch current events, ranch in west 5-15-2018

Because by Joshua Mensch poem 5-15-2018

Bullshit Jobs by david Graeber current events 5-15-2018

In Praise Of wasting Time by Alan Lightman 5-15-2018

The Crossing by Jason Mott 5-15-2018

A Shout In The Ruins by Kevin powers (Iraq novel) this period civil war lit 5-15-2018

The Crossing dystopian teens by author of The Return 5-15-2018

Tin Man litfic by Sarah Winman kids into young men 5-15-2018 ROTTER REVIEW



Furyborn -- ya fantasy 5-22-2018 XXXXXX


American Hippo sci-fi/fantasy 5-22-2018

Origin Story by David Chrisitan history 5-22-2018

The Mandela Plot -- young Jewish kid of privilege in 80s South Africa 5-22-2018 GILTZ

Unworthy -- litfic priest breaking vows 5-22-2018



Calypso -- David Sedaris on middle age mortality etc 5-29-2018 GILTZ


They Come In All Colors by Malcolm Hansen 5-28-2018 

Blood Standard crime  noir by Laird Barron 5-29-2018

Gendun Chopel bio 5-29-2018

Energy: A History by Richard Rhodes -- transitions between technologies 5-29-2018

Legendary second in ya fantasy series 5-29-2018


JUNE 2018



Flash: The making Of Weegee by Chris Bonanos of NY Mag 6-5-2018 GILTZ

Can't Catch me tales by MIchael Cadnum 5-1-2018

Lincoln's Last trial history 6-5-2018

Reporter -- Seymour Hersch memoir 6-5-2018

HALF Gods by Akil Kumarasamy litfic stories 6-5-2018


Wait, Blink -- Swedish novel of interconnected stories female artists 6-5-2018

Bruce Lee bio -- 6-5-2018

A Stone's Throw latest mys series female journalist period 6-5-2018

No Good Alternative - nonfic on global warming William Vollmann 6-5-2018

Gentlemen Formally Dressed light brit mys 6-5-2018 GILTZ

There There -- litfic urban Native Americans 6-5-2018

Treeborne by Caleb Johnson litfic 6-5-2018

The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz meta mys 6-5-2018

Autumn in Venice bio Hemingway and 18 year old girl 6-5-2018

How Hard Can It Be by Allison Pearson pop fiction woman returning workforce 6-5-2018 NG



And Then We Danced -- memoir history dance by New Yorker writer Henry Alford 6-12-2018


The Button War by Avi 6-12-2018 GILTZ

Outside The Jukebox Theater memoir 6-12-2018

Light Of The Stars science by Adam Frank 6-12-2018

My German Brother by Chico Barques, Brazilian pop star litfic 6-12-2018

Love Scene Take Two ya theater 6-12-2018

Who Is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht mys lesbian, period 6-12-2018 

Island Of The mad by laurie R King Mary Russell/Holmes mystery 6-12-2018

The Book Of Essie -- fic  pregnant 17 year old evangelical TV stars 6-12-2018

Bearskin by James McLaughlin lit thriller 6-12-2018

Good Trouble short stories by Joseph O'Neill 6-12-2018

A Place For us by Fatima Farheen Mirza litfic Sarah Jessica parker imprint 6-12-2018 NG



Room To Dream David Lynch bio 6-19-2018


Uncensored current events race by Zachary Wood  6-19-2018

Number one Chinese Restaurant lit fic 6-19-2018

The Mermaid by Christina Henry fantasy THEATER 6-19-2018

History Of Violence by Eduard louis story of his rape/near death 6-19-2018

The Great Believers by Rebecca makkai lit fic gay 6-19-2018

The Grey Bastards fantasy by Jonathan French 6-19-2018

We Begin Our Ascent lit fic tour de france and geneticist wife 6-19-2018

The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton litfic Aussie 6-19-2018

The Completionist by Siobhan Adcock dystopian near future America 6-19-2018


The Boyfriend Bracket ya novel 6-19-2018

When Katie met Cassidy by Camille Perri pop fic gender, sexuality 6-19-2018 NG

Old In Art School by Nell Painter (really?) memoir 6-19-2018 NG



Squeezed current events economics 6-26-2018


Conan Doyle for the Defense by margalit Fox 6-26-2018 GILTZ

The Hospital by Ahmed Bouanani litfic Moroccan 6-26-2018

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo current events 6-26-2018

Confessions of the Fox -- period litfic, book thieves, gays 6-26-2018

Staged 4 Murder by J.C. Eaton mys community theater prod of Mousetrap 6-26-2018

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Griffin pop fiction, suburbia 6-26-2018 NG



JULY 2018


What To Read and Why essays Francine Prose 7-3-2018


April In PARIS, 1921, period mys series debut 7-3-2018 

Dear Mrs Bird -- London litfic WW II advice columnist 7-3-2018

The Bear and the paving Stone litfic by Sara Gallardo 7-3-2018

The Future of Terrorism cur events 7-3-2018

The Monarchy of Fear philosopher on Trump by Martha Nussbaum 7-3-2018

The Boy With The Perpetual Nervousness by Graham Caveney memnoir abuse music UK 7-3-2018

City Of Devils by Paul French -- history crime Shanghai 7-3-2018

The Banker's Wife commercial thriller 7-3-2018 ROTTER


Trial on Mount Koya -- latest in period Japanese mys series 7-3-2018

Don't Make me Pull Over by Richard ratay history of family road trips in America 7-3-2018 NG



Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik fantasy 7-10-2018 GILTZ


Clock Dance by Anne Tyler litfic 7-10-2018 GILTZ

Valley Of Genius Silicon Valley by Adam Fisher history tech 7-10-2018

Land Of Smoke by Sara Gallardo litfic 7-10-2018

The Fall of Wisconsin current events 7-10-2018

The Widower's Notebook memoir by Jonathan Santlofer 7-10-2018

Indianapolis history sinking of ship, fight to exonerate captain 7-10-2018

The Poisoned City by Anna Clark current events Flint 7-10-2018

The Amazing Adventures Of Aaron Broom by AE Hotchner kid in Depression trying to absolve dad by fingering real robber 7-10-2018

Metamorphica by Zachary Mason litfic 7-10-2018

Interior by Thomas Clerc -- litfic autobiographical, detailing his apartment 7-10-2018

A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen  litfic Amer in Russia in 2008 7-10-2018

Give People Money -- universal basic income 7-10-2018


The Last Cruise by Kate Christensen lit fic thriller 7-10-2018

No One Tells You This by Glynnis macnicol memoir about being single, 40 and fine 7-10-2018 NG



Kill The Farm Boy ya fantasy by Delilah Dawson and Kevin Hearne 7-17-2018

Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott thriller psychological suspense 7-17-2018

Homeplace by John Lingan current reporting on small southern town, honky tonk 7-17-2018

Barons Of The Sea by Steven Ujifusa history of fight to dominate trade in 1800s US 7-17-2018



Mary B. by Katherine Chen 7-24-2018 ROTTER

Chasing The Demon history of sound barrier by Dan Hampton 7-24-2018

The Devil's Mile by Alice Sparberg Alexiou pop history of Bowery 7-24-2018

Scream All Night by Derek Milman ya movie, horror 7-24-2018

Killing It by Camas Davis memoir butcher 7-24-2018

I Can't Date Jesus by Michael Arceneaux essays queer color 7-24-2018

Whistle In The Dark by Emma Healey lit fic 7-24-2018

The Future Will Be BS Free YA novel 7-24-2018



The Quiet Side Of Passion mys Alexander McCall Smith 7-31-2018

The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon litfic North korea cult 7-31-2018

A Gentleman's Murder mys period, half-Chinese inspector 7-31-2018

Immigrant, Montana litfic compared to WG Sebald 7-31-2018


AUGUST 2018 -- all titles in system as of 7-11-2018



Race To Hawaii -- nonfic on air derby in 1927 8-1-2018


Beautiful Exiles by meg Waite Calyton litfic Martha Gellhorn and Hemingway 8-1-2018 NG





Fly Girls -- popular history women competing w men in airplane races between the wars 8-7-2018 AARP

Into The hands of the Soldiers -- cur events on Egypt by David D Kirkpatrick 8-7-2018

Meet me At The Museum litfic older couple bonding over art 8-7-2018 AARP

Toaff's Way by Cynthia Voigt kids book 8-7-2018

The last hours by Minette Walters historical fiction, plague 8-7-2018


How Schools Work by Arne Duncan 8-7-2018

The Reservoir Tapes by Jon McGregor litfic Booker longlister 8-7-2018

Crashed by Adam Tooze cur events economy 8-7-2018

Tiffany Blues -- popular historical fiction 8-7-2018

A Deal With The Devil -- CNN reporters on french con artist psychic 8-7-2018

Weekend at Thrackley vintage Brit mys 8-7-2018

The Viking Wars UK history 8-7-2018

The Gift Of Dark Hollow by Kiernan Larwood Redwall-like fantasy 8-7-2018

If You Leave me Now by Crystal Hana Kim  litfic Korean saga 8-7-2018 NG

Ticker by Mimi Swartz history of artificial heart 8-7-2018 NG



The Sea Queen by Linnea Hartsuyker 8-14-2018


The Complete Foundation by Dalai Lama 8-14-2018

Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper litfic S S priority 8-14-2018


The Shakespeare Requirement by Julie Schumacher academia satire, THEATER 8-14-2018

Night Soil by Dale Peck litfic 8-14-2018

The Tangled Tree pop science by David Quammen 8-14-2018

The Fighters history cur war combatants by CJ Chivers 8-14-2018

 scientist turned fic author 8-14-2018

Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear UK crime procedural, female cop 8-14-2018





Playing To The Gods by Peter Rader about theater Sarah Bernhardt etc 8-21-2018 THEATER

Notes From The Fog stories by Ben Marcus 8-21-2018

The Stars Now Unclaimed by Drew Williams sci-fi 8-21-2018

Pieces Of Her by Karin Slaughter thriller 8-21-2018

Putney by Sofka Zinovieff litfic 8-21-2018

Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett fantasy series launch starred reviews 8-21-2018

Boom Town by Sam Anderson history of Oklahoma City 8-21-2018

How Are You Going To save Yourself litfic connected stories JM Holmes 8-21-2018

The Devoted by Blair Hurley litfic spirituality controlling master 8-21-2018

The Chapo Guide To revolution 8-21-2018

Arthur Ashe bio by Raymond Arsenault 8-21-2018

America: The Farewell Tour by Chris Hedges current events 8-21-2018

So Say We All oral history Battlestar Galactica 8-21-2018

Temp by Louis Hyman cur events on economy 8-21-2018

Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison litfic girl in disguise old west 8-21-2018

Ohio by Stephen Markley litfic debut heartland 8-21-2018 ROTTER REVIEW

Vox by Christina Dalcher dystopia near-future women silenced 8-21-2018 NG





Ahab's Return by Jeffrey Ford fantasy/litfic 8-28-2018

Mirage by Somaiya Daud ya fantasy 8-28-2018

Little Man Little Man James Baldwin picture book 8-28-2018

Housegirl by Michael Donkor litfic 8-28-2018

The Heiress He's been Waiting For by Kaitlin O'Riley romance/bookshop 8-28-2018

We That Are Young by Preti Taneja litific King lear in india 8-28-2018

The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah new Poirot mys 8-28-2018

French Exit by Patrick DeWitt litfic 8-28-2018

Autonomy by Lawrence W Burns driverless car business book 8-28-2018

Little Comfort by Edwin Hill mys set w Harvard librarian 8-28-2018

The Imposter by javier Cercas Holocaust imposter nonfic 8-28-2018

Sold On A Monday heart-tugger by Kristina McMorris 8-28-2018


Winners Take All -- cur events, philanthropy no substitute for government action 8-28-2018


SEPTEMBER 2018


The Silence Of The Girls by Pat Barker, set during Iliad 9-4-2018 ROTTER REVIEW


The Good neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King 9-4-2018

Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart litfic 9-4-2018

The most Dangerous Branch by david Kaplan supreme court 9-4-2018

Rush by Stephen Fried history of Founding Father 9-4-2018

The Class nonfiction year w science teacher by heather Won Tesoriero 9-4-2018

Her majesty's American by Steve White sci-fi 9-4-2018

John Woman by Walter Mosley litfic 9-4-2018

Pure by Linda Kay Klein memoir evangelical movement, sex shame 9-4-2018

Horsemen of the Sands by leonid Yuzefovich Russian writer, novellas, 9-4-2018

Tigerbelle by Wyomia Tyus sports bio of black female track star 9-4-2018

21 Lessons for The 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari 9-4-2018

Confidential Confidential by Samantha Barbas pop culture history of scandal mag 9-4-2018

Patient X short stories by David Peace 9-4-1018

Idyll Hands mys gay protag 9-4-2018

Essentials of Theater guide 9-4-2018

Adrift -- survival nonfic by Murphy 9-4-2018

21 Lessons for the 21st century 9-4-2018

Lord Of The Mountain by Ronald Kidd ya kid loves music, 1920s country explosion 9-1-2018 NG





The Dinosaur Artist by Paige Williams New Yorker writer pop history of science find 9-11-2018 GILTZ

Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech ya kids 9-11-2018

The Truth has Changed by Josh Fox current events 9-11-2018

Mascot by Antony John 9-11-2018

Man Of War military thriller debut by Sean Parnell 9-11-2018

Palaces For The People by Eric Klineberg importance of public spaces NYU 9-11-2018

Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel Jose Older middle grade 9-11-2018

Saudi America by Bethany mcLean 9-11-2018

The Art of Logic in an Illogical World by Eugenia Cheng mathematician on logic 9-11-2018

The Personality Brokers by Merve Emre history of Myers-Briggs 9-11-2018

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar litfic 9-11-2018

Moderan by David R Bunch sci-fi NYRB 9-11-2018

A Fierce Glory history on Antietam by Justin Martin 9-11-2018

Accessory to War mil history by Neil De Grasse Tyson 9-11-2018

The Sky is Falling by Peter Biskind pop culture critique leading to extremism 9-11-2018



Kathleen Turner on Acting 9-18-2018 THEATER


Pride ya rewrite of Pride and Prejudice Haitian author in Brooklyn 9-18-2018

The Tango War by Mary Jo McConahay history Latin America WW II 9-18-2018

Frontier Rebels by patrick Spero history Revolutionary War precursor 9-18-2018

Daemon Voices by Philip Pullman on storytelling 9-18-2018

Heartland by Sarah Smarsch cur events 9-18-2018

Dear America immigrant memoir by Jose Antonio Vargas 9-18-2018

Best American Poetry edited by David Lehman 9-18-2018

These Truths by Jill Lepore NYer writer one volume history of US 9-18-2018

Black Flags Blue Waters by Eric Jay Dolin history pirates US 9-18-2018

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle mys meets Groundhog Day 9-18-2018

Boomer1 by Daniel Torday litfic boomer going viral w video 9-18-2018 ROTTER

Young Benjamin Franklin bio by Nick Bunker 9-18-2018

The Jungle Grows Back current events by Robert Kagan 9-18-2018

#SAD Doonesbury In the Age of Trump 9-18-2018 NG  GILTZ



Transcription by Kate Atkinson lit thriller 9-25-2018  GILTZ


The Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner fantasy 9-25-2018

Can American Capitalism Survive? current events by Steven Pearlstein 9-25-2018

Can We All Be Feminists current events by June Eric-Udorie 9-25-2018

Black Wings Beating ya fantasy queer falconry by Alex London 9-25-2018

Beautiful Country Burn Again by Ben Fountain essay on nation 9-25-2018

A Blade So Black ya fantasy retelling of Alice in Wonderland series lives in Kansas 9-25-2018

What The Hell Do You Have To Lose by Juan Williams essays on Trump 9-25-2018

The next Great American City by Mick Cornett cur events 9-25-2018

A Winter's Promise by Christelle Dabos ya fantasy from Europa 9-25-2018

The Order of The Day by Eric Vuillard history of Nazi Germany annexing Austria 9-25-2018

The Caregiver by Samuel Park (died after finishing) litfic 9-25-2018

The King and the Catholics by Antonia Fraser popular history 9-25-2018

Perfect Harmony by Emily Albright ya cellist perf arts 9-25-2018 NG

The Backstagers and the Ghost Light by actor Andy Mientus ya theater, high school 9-25-2018 NG





OCTOBER 2018



Becoming Mrs Lewis by Patti Callahan (Henry) litfic, romance 10-2-2018

Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s edited by Leslie S Klinger 10-2-2018

My Father's Words by Patricia MacLachlan kids 10-2-2018

A History of America in Ten Strikes by Erik Loomis 10-2-2018

All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung memoir 10-2-2018

Good and mad by Rebecca Traister current events history of women's anger NYC 10-2-2018

Skeptic's Guide To The Universe by Steven Novella critical thinking 10-2-2018

When The Men Were Gone by Marjorie Herrera Lewis -- novel based on true female football coach WWII litfic -- 10-2-2018

Under The Knife by Arnold van de Lar history of surgery in 28 operations 10-2-2018

Death From A Top Hat by Clayton Rawson classic mys 10-2-2018

Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo middle grade 10-2-2018

On Desperate Ground by Hampton Sides -- Korean battle 10-2-2018

Valley Forge by bob Drury and Tom Clavin history 10-2-2018

Uncompromising Honor by David Weber latest Honor Harrington sci-fi 10-2-2018

Bjorn Borg and the Super Swedes by Mats Holm sports nonfiction 10-2-2018

Dragon's Code by Gigi McCaffrey Dragonriders of Pern 10-2-2018

The Flame by Leonard Cohen poems etc 10-2-2018

The Lady's Guide To Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee fic, romance, gay? *** 10-2-2018

A Knife In The Fog by Bradley Harper mys w Conan Doyle, Jack the Ripper 10-2-2018

The Second Rider by Alex Beer Austrian mystery debut 10-2-2018

Fame by Justine Bateman -- memoir 10-2-2018

That Thin Wild Mercury Sound by Daryl Sanders making of Blonde on Blonde 10-2-2018

Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication science history by Thomas Abraham 10-1-2018

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger -- older man accident, movie house 10-2-2018

Blood Communion by Anne Rice (Lestat) 10-2-2018

The Red Lamp by mary Rinehart mys reissue 10-2-2018

The Puzzle of the Happy Hooligan by Stuart Palmer mys reissue 10-2-2018

The Chinese Orange Mystery by Ellery Queen mys reissue 10-2-2018

Home sweet Homicide by Craig Rice mys reissue 10-2-2018



Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel 10-9-2018 THEATER GILTZ

Behold America by Sarah Churchwell history of "America First" and "American Dream" 10-9-2018

The Dark Blue Winter Overcoat and Other Stories From The north anthology edit by Sjon litfic 10-9

Lulu the Broadway Mouse by jenna Gavigan 10-9-2019

The Corrosion of Conservatism by Max Boot politics 10-9-2018

Invisible by Stephen L Carter -- nonfic of female lawyer v Lucky Luciano 10-9-2018 ROTTER REVIEW

What If It's Us? by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera gay ya romance 10-9-2018

Grenade by Alan Gratz ya, follow up to Refugee 10-9-2018

The Clockmaker's Daughter by kate morton litfic 10-9-2018

The Soul Of Yellow Folk by Wesley Yang essays 10-9-2018

November Road bY Lou Berney crime novel 10-9-2018

A Treasury of African American Christmas Stories edited by bettye Collier-Thomas 10-9-2018

Muhammad bio by Juan Cole 10-9-2018

Einstein's Shadow -- by Seth Fletcher science, black holes, 10-9-2018

Fight or Flight by Samantha Young rom comedy 10-9-2018

Death of A Rainmaker by Laurie Loewenstein dust bowl era mystery 10-9-2018



Vietnam -- by Max Hastings one volume history 10-16-2018

A Well Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler litfic novel of Vanderbilts 10-16-2018

She Wants it b Jill Soloway Transparent 10-16-2018

The Season of Styx malone by Kekla magoon ya novel 10-16-2018

Trinity by Louisa Hall litfic Oppenheimer 10-16-2018

Melmoth by Sarah perry author of Essex Serpent gothic litfic 10-16-2018

We Can't Breathe essays current events by Jabari Asim 10-16-2018

Anniversaries by Uwe Johnson German fiction epic 1600+ pages 10-16-2018 NYRB

Frederick Douglass by David Blight bio 10-16-2018

TV Finales -- by Douglas L Howard and david Bianculli editors pop culture 10-16-2018

Ogre Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine fantasy ya 10-16-2018

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver litfic 10-16-2018

The Empty Throne by Ivo Daalder etc cur events US abdication of power 10-16-2018

Operation Columba WW II pigeons story by Gordon Corera history 10-16-2018 ROTTER REVIEW

The Library Book by Susan Orlean nonfic on library fire 10-16-2018

Young and In Love gay erotica 10-16-2018

In the Hurricane's Eye by Nathaniel Philbrick -- history of Washington and Yorktown 10-16-2018





*******Red Moon by Kim Stanley Robinson 10-23-2018

Astounding -- bio of John W Campbell and golden age of sci-fi 10-23-2018

Knights vs Dinosaurs middle grade 10-23-2018

The Reckoning by John Grisham mys 10-23-2018

The Long Path to Wisdom by Jan-Philipp Sendker folk tales 10-23-2018

Little by edward carey story of Madame Toussaud 10-23-2018

Marilla Of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy ya 10-23-2018 GILTZ

The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa Japanese LITFIC 10-23-2018

The Rain Watcher litfic by Tatiana de Rosnay 10-23-2018

Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah short stories 10-23-2018

Let It Bang by RJ Young memoir of black man learning to shoot a gun 10-23-2018

Enemies Within -- history Cambridge spies 10-23-2018

Downtown Pop Underground by Kembrew McLeod history of NYC downtown, music theater etc 10-23-2018



Jack Of Hearts -- gay ya 10-30-2018

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know -- bios of fathers of Joyce, Wilde etc by Colm Toibin 10-30-2018

on Haiku by Hiroaki Sato -- essay 10-30-2018


Family trust by Kathy Wang litfic 10-30-2018





NYT 2017:

Autumn
The Evolution Of Beauty
Exit West
Grant
Locking Up Our Own
The Power
Prairie Fires
Priestdaddy
Sing Unburied Sing


The Annotated Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
Arthur Ashe bio by Raymond Arsenault Boom Town by Sam Anderson history of Oklahoma City
French Exit by Patrick DeWitt
The Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah new Poirot
brief Chronicle of Another Stupid Heartbreak ya adi alsaid

Sand by Wolfgang Herrndorf NYRB
Tailspin by Steven Brill cur events
Where The Crawdads Sing litfic
Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison


BACKLIST

The Age of Eisenhower bio 
And Then We Danced -- memoir history dance by New Yorker writer Henry Alford
Amatka sci-fi female
Anniversaries by Uwe Johnson German fiction epic 1600+ pages
Arrowood -- Holmes competitor
Augustown -- Jamaican novel
The Battle For Beverly Hills -- history
Bearskin by James McLaughlin lit thriller
The Beauties Chekhov short stories new trans
Before The Fall -- thriller by creator of TV Fargo
Behemoth: A History of the Factory
Black Edge -- business nonfic hedge fund shenanigans
Black Flags Blue Waters -- history pirates US
Blood Moon Cherokee nation history two rivals
The Book Of Disquiet new edition
Born A Crime Trevor Noah
Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber
The Butchering Art medicine history
Career of Evil (Robert Galbraith mys)
Central Station
Chicago by David Mamet
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir (book club fiction)
The Chinese Orange Mystery by Ellery Queen mys reissue
City On Fire
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s edited by Leslie S Klinger
Conclave by Robert Harris Vatican thriller
A Country Road, A Tree follow-up to Longbourne 
Culdesac
Darwin's Backyard science history PW PICK 9-5
Daughter Of The Pirate King (ya fantasy)
Days Without End -- gay historical fic Sebastian Barry
Death Going Down (mystery)
Dodge City (popular history)
Drive -- nonfiction about early years of auto industry 
Elena Ferrante
Empire of Cotton
Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Chris Cleave
Farthest Field
The Fine Art of Murder
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah short stories
Future Home of the Living God dystopia by Louise Erdrich
A Gentleman In Moscow -- lit fic
The Gilded Razor
The Girl at the Baggage Claim (social commentary East-West)
The Good Daughter Karin Slaughter 
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Green by Sam Graham-Felsen
Hallelujah Anyway Anne Lamott -- 4-4
The Heart Goes Last Margaret Atwood
Here Comes The Sun -- fic debut
Heroes Of The Frontier by Dave Eggers 
H is for Hawk
History Of Violence by Eduard louis
Holding by Graham Norton
Home By Nightfall Mys London period
Home sweet Homicide by Craig Rice mys reissue 
House Of Names by Colm Toibin
How To Survive A Plague 
How To Survive A Summer (gay conversion camp)
Huck out West -- by Robert Coover
I'll Have What She's Having -- Nora Ephron rom-com
Infomocracy (not on Kindle)
The Japanese Lover by Isabelle Allende
Joe Gould's Teeth
Katharine Of Aragon -- Alison Weir fiction
Last Stories by William Trevor
The Lessons of Ubuntu nonfic on race 
A Little Life
Lost and Gone Forever Alex Grecian mystery
Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
Loving, Caught, Back all by Henry Green reissue NYRB
Manhattan Beach by jennifer egan
The Man Who Spoke Snakish
Mapp Lucia reissues Worshipful and Queen and Lucia
The Maze at Windermere by Gregory Blake Smith
Melmoth by Sarah perry author of Essex Serpent
The Mirror Thief
Mister Monkey -- fiction/theater 
Mrs. Engels
My German Brother by Chico Barques, Brazilian pop star
Ninefox Gambit (not on Kindle)
Nine Lives new Mys series Wendy Corsi Staub
The Nix
Noir by Christopher Moore
The Novel of Ferrara by Giorgio Bassani (six volume epic)
Number one Chinese Restaurant lit fic
The Odyssey by Emily Wilson trans
The Paper Menagerie
Passing by Nella Larsen
Patriot Number One -- bio/curr events Chinese activist
The Personality Brokers by Merve Emre history of Myers-Briggs
Pirate Utopia sci-fi fantasy by Bruce Sterling
The Puzzle of the Happy Hooligan by Stuart Palmer mys reissue
The Red Lamp by mary Rinehart mys reissue
Renoir's Dancer history
Requiem for the American Dream -- Noam Chomsky
Richard Nixon bio John Farrell
Room To Dream David Lynch
The Sacred Hunt Duology
Secondhand Time
Shark Drunk -- two guys true story catch shark, makes em drunk!
The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton
Sing Unburied Sing litfic 9-5
The 6:41 To Paris
Sleeping Giants (not on Kindle)
The Soul Of An Octopus
Speak No Evil litfic by Iweala
The Spirit Photographer his fic
Squeezed current events economics
The Stone Reader NYT philosophy column
The Stranger In The Woods -- RS reporter on hermit
Strangers In Their Own Land -- nonfic look at American right on ground level
Substitute -- Nicholson Baker memoir sub teacher
Swing Time Zadie Smith
The Sympathizer
That Thin Wild Mercury Sound by Daryl Sanders making of Blonde on Blonde
There There -- litfic urban Native Americans
Thirteen Ways Of Looking
Thrice The Brinded cat Hath Mewed new flavia de luce
The Tide -- popular science on tides
To Fight Against This Age --fascism essays
Tomorrow's Kin  sci-fi alien first contact
Too Like The Lightning
Twelve Kings (fantasy)
Valley Of Genius Silicon Valley by Adam Fisher history tech
Varieties of Religious Experience by William James
Vision Quest (ya)
We'll Always Have Casablanca (pop culture)
When Einstein Walked With Godel science essays by Jim Holt
Winter -- Ali Smith
The White Ghost by James R Benn WW II Mys
Young Radicals -- nonfic about six radicals prior to WW I
The Young Visiters by Daisy Ashford
Yvgeny Onegin -- new trans of Pushkin