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New and Upcoming Book Releases

What to read now and what new and upcoming book releases to watch for.

June 2012 Books
Let the summer reading begin! New novels from Jess Walter, Mark Haddon, and Dave Eggers will headline in June along with nonfiction from Siri Hustvedt and Colm Toibin. Lots here to stuff in your beach bags.

May 2012 Books
May 2012 books include new novels from Toni Morrison, Hilary Mantel, and Richard Ford, a fantastic Melville-infused YA novel from China Mieville, a self-published author's postmodern epic, and more.

April 2012 Book Releases
This month, Christopher Moore is back to take on the Great French Masters, Jonathan Franzen delivers a collection of essays, and Ron Rash and Anne Tyler both emerge with new novels.

March 2012 Book Releases
Some heady stuff in March. A collection of essays from Marilynne Robinson on politics, faith, and more, Jonah Lehrer's book about the nature of creativity, fantastic fiction from Adam Levin, Hari Kunzru, and Etgar Keret, and more.

February 2012 Book Releases
Lone wolves and werewolves, a Presidential scandal and a Presidential tryst, and narrative nonfiction that reaches into the heart of Mumbai's impoverished underbelly. No lack for reading choices in February 2012.

January 2012 Book Releases
January 2012 is the month of the post-apocalyptic, dystopic novel as evidenced by Ben Marcus' The Flame Alphabet, Rod Rees' The Demi-Monde Winter, and Ryan Boudinot's Blueprints of the Afterlife. Also this month, new work from William Gass, Michel Houellebecq, and Pico Iyer.

2012 New Books
2012 starts off with a bang, not a whimper, with new work from Ben Marcus, William Gibson, Geoff Dyer, and Katherine Boo. And then it just gets better. Alain de Botton's Religion for Atheists promises to be an interesting read as does Believer editor Heidi Julavits' The Vanishers. The absurd is well represented in March by Mark Leyner, Etgar...

Books Coming in June 2010
Bret Easton Ellis' sequel to 'Less Than Zero,' an historical epic from the author of 'Cloud Atlas,' Ann Brashares ('Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants') new adult novel, and a post-apocalyptic, science fiction blockbuster that is being compared to Stephen King's 'The Stand' are some of the great books we'll be reading in June 2010.

Books Coming in May 2010
A long-awaited new novel from Martin Amis, Philip Pullman's controversial "The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ," the final book in Stieg Larsson's Millenium Trilogy, and more coming to hold us rapt and fill our idle hours in May.?

Books Coming in April 2010
Yann Martel's follow-up to 'Life of Pi,' new novels from Anne Lamott and Isabel Allende, entomologist E.O. Wilson's 'The Anthill,' a new biography (in five days) of David Foster Wallace, and more.?

Books Coming in March 2010
To come.

New Book Releases - February 2010
An acclaimed book of short stories from Australia, a couple of promising debuts, and new novels from John Banville, Don DeLillo, and Peter Straub.

New Book Releases - January 2010
A wonderful start to a new decade with new novels by Jaspar Fforde, J.M. Coetzee, Joshua Ferris, and Elizabeth Kostova as well as more nonfiction from Elizabeth Gilbert and a collection of short stories from T.C. Boyle.

2010 New Book Releases
Expect some great new book releases in 2010. Here is a preview of books coming in the first months of 2010, and I will update this page with links to expanded descriptions of each month's new releases.

New Book Releases - November 2009
Stories, and lots of them! Stories from Alice Munro and Augusten Burroughs, and even previously unpublished work from Kurt Vonnegut plus essays from Zadie Smith and a new Philip Roth novel will keep readers occupied as we head into the holiday season.

New Book Releases - October 2009
October's new releases include a collection of essays from Malcolm Gladwell, the long meditation on the meaning of manhood from Michael Chabon, A.S. Byatt's sprawling novel of Victorian through post-World War I England, The Children's Book, and more.

New Book Releases - September 2009
New books from Margaret Atwood, E.L. Doctorow, and David Byrne, as well as eagerly awaited follow-ups from Dan Brown and Audrey Niffenegger.

New Book Releases - August 2009
August is packed with hot books, including new releases from Thomas Pynchon, Pat Conroy, and Philippa Gregory. Throw one of these in your beach bag!

New Book Releases - July 2009
What to read this Summer. July brings us plenty to choose from, so grab one of these before you head out on vacation!

Books in August 2010
New books in August 2010 include new historical fiction from Phillipa Gregory and Per Petterson, a fascinating work of suspense from Karin Fossum, Rosencrans Baldwin's (The Morning News) poignant debut novel, and a brand new scientific investigation from my favorite popular science author, Mary Roach?

Books in September 2010
New novels from Sara Gruen and Scarlett Thomas, humor from David Sedaris and David Rakoff, A Soviet-era romance, science fiction you've come to love from WIlliam Gibson, and new, experimental work from 5 under 35 winner, Charles Yu.

Books in October 2010
Nicole Krauss and Dinaw Mengestu were both selected for The New Yorker's 20 Under 40 list, "twenty young writers who capture the inventiveness...

November 2010 Book Releases

New releases in November include novels from Walter Mosley, Paul Auster, Salman Rushdie, Gunter Grass, and Orhan Pamuk; a posthumous novel from Jim Carroll, and The Instructions, perhaps the best novel McSweeney's has ever published. 

November 2011 Book Releases
November caps off the Fall 2011 new book releases with some highly anticipated titles including Stephen King's time travel novel, 11/22/1963, the conclusion to Gregory Maguire's Wicked series, and Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs.

December 2011 Book Releases
December, typically a light month in publishing, has a few gems to boast about this year. Robert Bolano's The Third Reich, serialized in the pages of The Paris Review, is being published in one volume. Similarly, Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials (The Golden Compass, The Amber Spyglass, The Subtle Knife), is being published in a single omnibus...

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