Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Most Important Books of the Fall


I have received an eBook containing excerpts from 33 of the most important books of the fall, according at least to their publishers and Book Expo America. So here's what to look for in the coming months:

Peter Heller - THE DOG STARS. 7th of August.
Matthew Dicks - MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND. 21st of August.
Hanna Pylvainen - WE SINNERS. 21st of August.
M.L. Stedman - THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS. 31st of July.
Sarah Maas - THRONE OF GLASS. 7th of August.
David Levithan - EVERY DAY. 28th of August.
Junot Díaz - THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER. 11th of September.
Shani Boianjiu - THE PEOPLE OF FOREVER ARE NOT AFRAID. 11th of September.
Amanda Coplin - THE ORCHARDIST. 1st of September.
Jasper Fforde - THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER. 4th of September.
Jessica Khoury - ORIGIN. 4th of September.
Kevin Powers - THE YELLOW BIRDS. 11th of September.
Lawrence Norfolk - JOHN SATURNALL'S FEAST. 4th of September.
Lance Weller - WILDERNESS. 4th of September.
J.R. Moehringer - SUTTON. 25th of September.
Dennis Lehane - LIVE BY NIGHT. 2nd of October.
Eric Devine - TAP OUT. 11th of September.
Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian - BURN FOR BURN. 12th of September.
Libba Bray - THE DIVINERS. 18th of September.
Ned Vizzini - THE OTHER NORMALS. 25th of September.
James Meek - THE HEART BROKE IN. 2nd of October.
Mark Helprin - IN SUNLIGHT AND IN SHADOW. 2nd of October.
Scott Hutchins - A WORKING THEORY OF LOVE. 2nd of October.
Rhoda Janzen - DOES THIS CHURCH MAKE ME LOOK FAT? 2nd of October.
Teresa Rhyne - THE DOG LIVED. 1st of October.
Bee Wilson - CONSIDER THE FORK. 2nd of October.
Neil Young - WAGING HEAVY PEACE. 2nd of October. An autobiography.
Iris Anthony - RUINS OF LACE. 1st of October.
Diana Athill - MAKE BELIEVE. 5th of October.
Janet Gurtler - WHO I KISSED. 1st of October.
Barbara Kingsolver - FLIGHT BEHAVIOR. 1st of November.
Bill Roorbach - LIFE AMONG GIANTS. 13th of November.
John Kenney - TRUTH IN ADVERTISING. 8th of January 2013.

According to the aforementioned eBook the following titles will hit the shelves as well:

Michael Chabon - Telegraph Avenue. 11th of September.
Zadie Smith - NW. 11th of September.
Tom Wolfe - Back to Blood. 23rd October.
Ian McEwan - Sweet Tooth. 23rd of November.
T.C. Boyle - San Miguel. September.
Howard Jacobson - Zoo Time. October.
Alice Munro - Dear Life. October.
Michael Ennis - The Malice of Fortune. A thriller starring Leonardo da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli. October.
James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge - Zoo. 3rd of September.
John Grisham - The Racketeer. 23rd of October.
Lee Child - A Wanted Man. 25th of September.
Michael Connelly - The Black Box. 25th of November. To read an extended excerpt follow this link
Jo Nesbo - Phantom. September. You can buy the British edition that's already out from here.
Lene Kaaberbol & Agnete Friis - Invisible Murder. October.
James M. Cain - The Cocktail Waitress. September. A long lost manuscript from one of the hard-boiled classic authors.
J.K. Rowling - The Casual Vacancy. 27th of September. Harry Potter's creator is back, but without him.
D.T. Max - Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story. 30th of October. A biography David Foster Wallace.

The following books are autobiographies:

Salman Rushdie - Joseph Anton. September.
Chinua Achebe - There Was a Country. October.
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Total Recall. October.

Finally, October will bring us the fist volume of a new tetralogy of novels by  Lemony Snicket titled Who Could That Be At This Hour.

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