50 Books to Look Forward to in 2012: The Full List

  1. Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd
  2. The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
  3. The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey
  4. The Deadman’s Pedal by Alan Warner
  5. The Red House by Mark Haddon
  6. Scenes from Early Life by Philip Hensher
  7. Gold by Chris Cleave
  8. In One Person by John Irving
  9. Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver
  10. The Beginner’s Goodbye by Anne Tyler
  11. New Ways to Kill Your Mother by Colm Toibin
  12. Distrust that Particular Flavor by William Gibson
  13. Wilkie Collins by Peter Ackroyd
  14. The Ecstasy of Influence by Jonathan Lethem
  15. Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace by Kate Summerscale
  16. Between Parentheses by Roberto Bolano
  17. Farther Away by Jonathan Franzen
  18. How the World Works by Noam Chomsky
  19. Land’s Edge by Tim Winton
  20. Suddenly a Knock at the Door by Etgar Keret
  21. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander
  22. This isn’t the sort of thing… by Jon McGregor
  23. Revenge by Yoko Ogawa
  24. Freaks by Caroline Smailes, Nik Perring & Darren Craske
  25. Are You My Mother by Alison Bechdel
  26. Dotter of her Father’s Eyes by Mary / Bryan Talbot
  27. Journalism by Joe Sacco
  28. Please God Find Me a Husband by Simone Lia
  29. Jerusalem by Guy Delisle
  30. In the Orchard the Swallows by Peter Hobbs
  31. All is Song by Samantha Harvey
  32. The Revelations by Alex Preston
  33. Wildwood by Colin Meloy
  34. The Doll Princess by Tom Benn
  35. You Came Back by Christopher Coake
  36. Everything’s Fine by Socrates Adams
  37. Opposed Positions by Gwendoline Riley
  38. This is Life by Dan Rhodes
  39. Dark Lies the City by Kevin Barry
  40. The Chemickal Marriage by GW Dahlquist
  41. Canada by Richard Ford
  42. Weirdo by Cathi Unsworth
  43. Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks
  44. Various Pets Dead & Alive by Marina Lewycka
  45. Capital by John Lanchester
  46. Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
  47. Skios by Michael Frayn
  48. The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta
  49. Silver by Andrew Motion
  50. Dare Me by Megan Abbott

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