New Fiction of 2013

Mar 5, 2013

For our special March Fund Drive kick-off, we bring you an extra program with our "Book Buffs." Two New Hampshire independent booksellers talk about the latest literary offerings, including some from New England authors. We’ll hear what’s coming this spring from the publishing world. We’ll also take your suggestions on what new fiction is tops on your list.

Booksellers Michael Herrmann (L) and Dan Chartrand with their picks for new short story collections.
Credit Sara Plourde / NHPR


Recommended Books:

  • After Visiting Friends - Michael Hainey
  • Benediction - Kent Haruf
  • The Burgess Boys - Elizabeth Strout (out later this month)
  • The Demonologist - Andrew Pyper
  • The Dinner - Herman Koch
  • Eleanor & Park - Rainbow Rowell
  • Ghostman - Roger Hobbs
  • Harvest - Jim Crace
  • Lake People - Abi Maxwell
  • The Love Song of Jonny Valentine - Teddy Wayne
  • Lunch with Buddha - Roland Merullo
  • The Marlowe Papers - Ros Barber
  • The Obituary Writer - Ann Hood
  • Redshirts - John Scalzi (now out in paperback)
  • Tenth of December - George Saunders
  • Vampires in the Lemon Grove - Karen Russell

Also Mentioned On Air:

  • Angelmaker - Nick Harkaway
  • Lunch With Buddha - Roland Merullo
  • Nosferatu - Joe Hill (out in April)
  • The Reverse Commute - Sheila Blanchette