Books to look out for in the next six months

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Here are a handful of books I can’t wait to read over the next few months. I’ve already read a couple, actually, including Willy Vlautin’s amazing The Free, which is in the running to be my book of the year. Talented sod that he is. The list below also has new books from two of my favourite writers, Megan Abbott and Craig Davidson, so pretty exciting.

Aye so, here you go. There are loads more, these are just the ones that caught my eye first. Let me know what you’re looking forward to, eh?

JANUARY
Christos Tsiolkas, Barracuda (Atlantic)

FEBRUARY
Willy Vlautin, The Free (Faber & Faber)
Craig Davidson, Cataract City (Atlantic)

MARCH
Judith Schalansky, The Giraffe’s Neck (Bloomsbury)
Louise Welsh, A Lovely Way to Burn (John Murray)

APRIL
Laura Lippman, After I’m Gone (Faber & Faber)
Luke Brown, My Biggest Lie (Canongate)

MAY
Tim Winton, Eyrie (Picador)
Emma Jane Unsworth, Animals (Canongate)
Gruff Rhys, American Interior (Hamish Hamilton)

JUNE
Megan Abbott, The Fever (Picador)
Anneliese Mackintosh, Any Other Mouth (Freight)

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