Here are a few new releases for the month of October 2016 that have caught my eye. All of these, and many, many more new releases, can be found on my Interesting New Books — 2016 page.
The Path of the Jaguar by Stephen Henighan October 1. Latest novel from one of my favorite critics, translators, and all around literary eminence.
Ghostland by Colin Dickey October 4. I’ve been a big fan of Colin’s essays for some time, and I love the topic for this book.
Cockroaches by Scholastique Mukasonga October 4. Probably the worst interview I’ve ever experienced, but she’s an interesting author.
A Greater Music by Bae Suah Oct 11. The first time I read Bae Suah, I knew she was a very special writer.
My Private Property by Mary Ruefle Oct 11. New short prose collection from one of my favorite essayists and poets.
In Another Country: Selected Stories by David Constantine and The Life-Writer by David Constantine October 11. David Constantine is definitely one of the top stories writers on Earth. And DC’s first novel in a while is fire.
Reel: A Novel by Tobias Carroll Oct 11. Excited to see what Tobias Carroll can do.
Iza’s Ballad by Magda Szabo Oct 18 More Magda.
The Letters of Samuel Beckett 4 Volume Hardback Set Oct 19. All of Beckett’s letters. You might never escape.
The Complete Madame Realism and Other Stories by Lynne Tillman Oct 21. Madame Realism is one of Tillman’s best creations.
Float by Anne Carson Oct 25. Looks like Anne Carson has channeled a little B.S. Johnson for this one.
Norte: A Novel by Edmundo Paz Soldán Oct 26. The translator (Valerie Miles) has impeccable taste, and I’ve published Paz Soldán before, so I know he’s got a lot of talent.