Tuesday, January 06, 2015

BookFilter Reading List

BOOKFILTER 2018 TITLES TO READ




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

Small Country by French rapper Gael Faye 6-5-2018

A People's History of The Vampire Uprising 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

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



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


My German Brother by Chico Barques, Brazilian pop star litfic 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



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

History Of Violence by Eduard louis story of his rape/near death 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




Squeezed current events economics 6-26-2018


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

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



JULY 2018


What To Read and Why essays Francine Prose 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



Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik fantasy 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


Clock Dance by Anne Tyler litfic 7-10-2018

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



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

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

The Devil's Mile by Kevin Baker pop history of Bowery 7-24-2018 GILTZ

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



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



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


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

Weekend at Thrackley vintage Brit mys 8-7-2018

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

The Viking Wars UK history 8-7-2018



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


Where The Crawdads Sing litfic scientist turned fic author 8-14-2018


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



Notes From The Fog stories by Ben Marcus 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



Frontier Heads history Revolutionary War precursor 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 Class nonfiction year w science teacher by heather Won Tesoriero 9-4-2018

Horsemen of the Sands by leonid Yuzefovich Russian writer, novellas, 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

Essentials of Theater guide 9-4-2018

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

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




The Silence Of The Girls by Pat Barker, set during Iliad 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



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

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

The 71/2 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



OCTOBER 2018


On Desperate Ground by Hampton Sides -- Korean battle 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 Clockmaker's Daughter by kate morton litfic 10-9-2018

Muhammad bio by Juan Cole 10-9-2018



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


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


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



NOVEMBER 2018


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

The William Gass Reader 11-6-2018



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




DECEMBER 2018


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


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



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



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




JANUARY 2019


The Gilded Wolves by Rokshana Chokshi ya fantasy 1-15-2019






NYT 2017:

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





BACKLIST

The Age of Eisenhower bio 
Amatka sci-fi female
Arrowood -- Holmes competitor
Augustown -- Jamaican novel
The Battle For Beverly Hills -- history
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
Blood Moon Cherokee nation history two rivals
The Book Of Disquiet new edition
Born A Crime Trevor Noah
The Butchering Art medicine history
Career of Evil (Robert Galbraith mys)
Central Station
Chicago by David Mamet
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir (book club fiction)
City On Fire
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
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
Holding by Graham Norton
Home By Nightfall Mys London period
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
The Lessons of Ubuntu nonfic on race 
A Little Life
Lost and Gone Forever Alex Grecian mystery
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
The Mirror Thief
Mister Monkey -- fiction/theater 
Mrs. Engels
Ninefox Gambit (not on Kindle)
Nine Lives new Mys series Wendy Corsi Staub
The Nix
Noir by Christopher Moore
The Odyssey by Emily Wilson trans
The Paper Menagerie
Patriot Number One -- bio/curr events Chinese activist
Pirate Utopia sci-fi fantasy by Bruce Sterling
Renoir's Dancer history
Requiem for the American Dream -- Noam Chomsky
Richard Nixon bio John Farrell
The Sacred Hunt Duology
Secondhand Time
Shark Drunk -- two guys true story catch shark, makes em drunk!
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
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
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)
Varieties of Religious Experience by William James
Vision Quest (ya)
We'll Always Have Casablanca (pop culture)
Winter -- Ali Smith
The White Ghost by James R Benn WW II Mys
Young Radicals -- nonfic about six radicals prior to WW I
Yvgeny Onegin -- new trans of Pushkin