Saturday, 23 December 2017

Anticipated Book for 2018 - Updated

Even though I haven't finished all the great books that were released in 2017, I have been scouring the recently released catalogues and now have quite a list of books that are being released in 2018 that look like they will be really really good and that I really want to read. 

Has anyone heard of these? Or do you have a list of your own for 2108 books? 


4th Estate
Lament for the Ash by Lisa Samson

AA
Wild and Free by Dominic Couzens
Tiny Britain: A Collection of the Nation’s Overlooked Little Treasures by Dixe Wills
Londonist Mapped

Bloomsbury
A Shadow Above: The Fall and Rise of the Raven by Joe Shute
The Long Spring: Tracking the Arrival of Spring Through Europe by Laurence Rose
Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System by Natalie Starkey
The Dark Stuff: Stories from the Peatlands by Donald S. Murray
Orchid Summer: In Search of the Wildest Flowers of the British Isles by Jon Dunn
All Among The Barley by Melissa Harrison
Outnumbered: Exploring the Algorithms that Control Our Lives by David Sumpter
A Black Fox Running by Brian Carter


Bodleian Library
A Library Miscellany by Claire Cock-Starkey


Bodley Head
A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean by Roland Philipps
Speech Odyssey: The Story of Vocal Communication – from Neanderthals to Artificial Intelligence by Trevor Cox
Buried Light: The Hidden Connections that Illuminate the World by Lewis Dartnell


Canongate
The Valley At The Centre Of The World by Malachy Tallack


Duckworth Overlook
Pennyfarthing: The Great British Cycling Revolution by William Manners
Spaceport Earth: The Reinvention Of Spaceflight by Joe Pappalardo


Ebury
Walk Through History: Discover Victorian London by Christopher Winn
Built for Speed: Bikes, Beers and Balls of Steel by John McGuinness


Elliot & Thompson
The Almighty Dollar: Follow the Incredible Journey of a Single Dollar to See How the Global Economy Really Works by Dharshini David


Faber & Faber
The Messenger by Shiv Malik
Owl Sense by Miriam Darlington
Mrs Moreau’s Warbler How Birds Got Their Names by Stephen Moss
The Immeasurable World Journeys in Desert Places by William Atkins
Insane Mode: Inside Tesla and Elon Musk’s Mission to Save the World by Hamish McKenzie


Head of Zeus
Hadrian’s Wall by Adrian Goldsworthy
The Secret Surfer by Iain Gately
Painted Cities: Illustrated Street Art Around the World by Lorna Brown
The Seven Ages of Britain by Hywel Williams


Ikon Books
The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir by Thomas Dolby
Dear Fahrenheit 451: A Librarian’s Love Letters and Break-Up Notes to Her Books by Annie Spence
Astroquizzical by Dr. Jillian Scudder
Places I Stopped on the Way Home: A Memoir of Chaos and Grace by Meg Fee
Hello, Shadowlands: Inside South-east Asia’s Organised Crime Wave by Patrick Winn
The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman


Jonathan Cape
Ground Work: Writings on People and Places by Tim Dee
Our Place: Can We Save British Nature Before it is Too Late? by Mark Cocker


Little Toller
Eagle Country by Seán Lysaght
Sharks by Martha Sprackland
Landfill by Tim Dee
Cornerstones
Hold Your Ground

Octavo
Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World by Leonard Mlodinow
Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes by Francis Pryor


Oneworld
The Know It Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball by Noam Cohen
Weird Maths: At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond by David Darling & Agnijo Banerjee
It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree by A.J. Jacobs
The Prodigal Tongue: The Love–Hate Relationship Between British and American English by Lynne Murphy
Zapped: From Infrared to X-rays, the Curious History of Invisible Light by Bob Berman
Nine Lives: The True Story of an MI6 Operative on the Frontlines by Aimen Dean, Paul Cruickshank & Tim Lister


Penguin
The Old Man and The Sand Eel by Will Millard
Don't Give Guns to Robots: The Next Big Disruptions and What They Mean for You by Adam Savage and Drew Curtis
Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives by Mark Miodownik
Agency by William Gibson
Underland by Robert Macfarlane

Picador
Wilding: The Return Of Nature To An English Farm by Isabella Tree
The Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks And Adventures In Intelligence by David Adam
The Crossway by Guy Stagg

Profile
Sounds Appealing: The Passionate Story of English Pronunciation by David Crystal
Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s Most Vital Frontlines by Tony Juniper
Water Ways: A Thousand Miles Along Britain’s Canals by Jasper Winn
Quercus
War Gardens by Lalage Snow
Random House
Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth
Solitude: In Pursuit of a Singular Life in a Crowded World by Michael Harris


Royal Octavo
Beyond Supersonic: Bloodhound and the Race for the Land Speed Record by Richard Noble

Square Peg
Bookworm by Lucy Mangan
Chasing the Ghost: The Wild Flower Map of the British Isles by Peter Marren


Summersdale
The Sea: A Celebration of Shorelines, Beaches and Oceans by Isobel Carlson
Eat Surf Live: The Cornwall Travel Book by Vera Bachernegg & Katharina Maria Zimmermann


Tinder
The Last Wilderness: A Journey into Silence by Neil Ansell

Transworld
The Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood by John Lewis-Stempel
AIQ: How People and Machines are Smarter Together by Nick Polson and James Scott


W.W. Norton
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative by Florence Williams
Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth by Adam Frank
Limits of the Known by David Roberts

William Collins
Secret Pigeon Service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe by Gordon Corera
From Wolf to Woof: A Genetic History of Man's Best Friend Professor Brian Syles
Curlew Moon by Mary Colwell
Whalebone by Nicholas Pyenson
The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books by Edward Wilson-Lee
Yeti: The Abominable History by Graham Hoyland
Exactly! A Brief History of Precision by Simon Winchester

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