September 2016 Book List

 

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Book List

New York Times Book Review – Every Sunday the NYT’s reviewers write about the newest books on the market. Here are most of the titles discussed in August, 2016, more fiction than nonfiction.

 

How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything by Rosa Brooks (NF)

I’m Supposed to Protect You From All This by Nadja Spiegelman (Memoir)

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman  (NF)

Bright, Precious Days by Jay McInerney

Break in Case of Emergency by Jessica Winters

Conrad and Eleanor by Jane Rodgers

Listen to Me by Hannah Pittard

Leaving Lucy Pear by Anna Solomon

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

The Unseen World by Liz Moore

This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell

The Inseparables by Stuart Nadler

Southern Fiction

A Thousand Miles From Nowhere by John Gregory Brown

Nitro Mountain by Lee Clay Johnson

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Oprah’s Book Club)

We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley

Cousin Joseph by Jules Feiffer (Graphic Novel)

Love, Sex and Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong

Max Gate by Damien Wilkins

Chance Developments by Alexander McCall Smith

Paradise Lodge by Nina Stibbe

Still Here by Lara Vapnyar

Dr, Knox by Peter Spiegelman

Security by Gina Wohlsdorf

God, Realigned: The Era of Reformation by Michael Massing (NF)

American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin (NF)

The Couple Next Door by Harlan Coben

Surrender, New York by Caleb Carr “addictive crime procedural”

War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

The Senility of Vladimir P by Michael Honig

Losing It by Emma Rathbone

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

Powerhouse by James Andrew Miller (NF)

I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong (NF)

Scream by Tama Janowitz (NF)

Modernity and Its Discontents by Steven B. Smith (NF)

Against Everything by Mark Greif (NF)

Necessary Trouble by Sarah Jaffe (NF)

The Great Suppression by Zachery Roth(NF)

From Humans of New York to Obama’s Office: How a Principal Built a School by Nadia Lopez

Crime Fiction

Rise the Dark by Michael Koryta

Still Mine by Amy Stuart

Nothing Short of Dying by Erik Storey

The Wages of Desire by Stephen Kelly

From French

One Hundred Twenty-One Days by Michèle Audin

Constellation by Adrien Bosc

Abahn Sabana David by Marguerite Duras

Mon Ami Amèricaine by Michèle Halberstadt

 

Publisher’s Weekly – Book List

 

The Senility of Vladimir P by Michael Honig

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

The Chosen Ones by Steve Sem-Sandberg

American Heiress: The Wild Saga of The Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin (NF)

Still Here by Lara Vapnyar

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets by Luke Dittrich (NF)

The Wages of Desire: An Inspector Lamb Mystery by Stephen Kelly

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

All at Sea: A Memoir by Decca Aitkenhead

The Golden Age by Joan London

A Quiet Place by Seicho Matsumoto

Riverine: A Memoir From Anywhere But Here by Angela Palm (Memoir)

Damaged by Lisa Scottoline

The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis

Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto

The One Man by Andrew Gross

Company Confessions: Secrets, Memoirs, and the CIA by Christopher Moran (NF)

Moo by Sharon Creech

The Black Prince of Florence: The Spectacular Life and Treacherous World of Alessandro di Medici by Catherine Fletcher (NF)

A Shocking Assassination by Cora Harrison

The Nix: A Novel by Nathan Hill

IRL by Tommy Pico

Blood in the Water: the Attica Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson (NF)

 

 

Independent Booksellers – Book List

 

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers

Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory

The Last Days of Nights by Graham Moore

A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George

First Comes Love by Emily Griffin

Bright, Precious Days by Jay McInerney

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman

The Muse by Jessie Burton

The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger

You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood

 

Amazon

 

Best Books for August

Another Brooklyn: A Novel by Jacqueline Woodson

Behold the Dreamers: A Novel by Imbolo Mbue

I’m Supposed to Protect You From All This by Nadja Spiegelman (Memoir)

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

The Bright Edge of the World: A Novel by Eowyn Ivey

The Last Days Night: A Novel by Graham Moore

Good as Gone by Amy Gentry

Christodora: A Novel by Timothy Murphy

American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin

Literature and Fiction

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers

The Bright Edge of the World: A Novel by Eowyn Ivey

Bright, Precious Days: A Novel by Jay McInerney

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

I Will Send Rain: A Novel by Rae Meadows

Another Brooklyn: A Novel by Jacqueline Woodson

Christodora: A Novel by Timothy Murphy

Carousel Court: A Novel by Joe McGinniss Jr.

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

The Gentleman: A Novel by Forrest Leo

The Dollhouse: A Novel by Fiona Davis

Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory

Mysteries and Thriller

A Time of Torment by John Connolly (Charlie Parker)

In the Barren Ground by Loreth Anne White

Damaged by Lisa Scottoline

The Couple Next Door: A Novel by Shari Lapena

Surrender, New York: A Novel by Caleb Carr

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis

Insidious (an FBI thriller) by Catherine Coulter

The Last Days of Night: A Novel by Graham Moore

Good as Gone by Amy Gentry

Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Hike: A Novel by Drew Magary

The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth) by N K Jemisin

The Last Days of New Paris by Chine Mièville

Blood of the Earth (A Soulwood Novel) by Faith Hunter

Ghost Father by Mary Robinette

The Gentleman: A Novel by Forrest Leo

Invasive: A Novel by Chuck Wendig

The Dragon Lords: Fool’s Gold by Jon Hollins

Machinations by Hayley Stone

Zen 12 by Kerri Hawkins

 

 

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