Anticipated Books for Spring 2024

As usual, I have scoured the catalogues for all the books that pique my attention I only managed to find 16 catalogues this time, so this may be updated as the others are published. So without further ado, here are the books:

 

Bloomsbury

Vulture Capitalism – Grace Blakeley

How To Be A Citizen – C.L. Skatch

Wild Service – Nick Hayes

Cold Kitchen – Caroline Eden

On This Holy Island – Oliver Smith

Cypria – Alex Christofi

The Tomb Of The Mili Mongga – Samuel Turvey

Warming Up – Madeline Orr

Potholes & Pavements – Laura Laker

Groundbreakers – Chantal Lyons

Cull Of The Wild – Hugh Warwick

Wild Woman – Philippa Forrester

Stowaway – Joe Shute

 

Bodley Head

Great Britain?: How To Get Our Future Back – Torsten Bell

 

Canongate

Poyums – Len Pennie

Between Britain: Walking The History Of England And Scotland – Alistair Moffat

We Are Electric; The New Science Of Our Body’S Electrome – Sally Adee

Your Wild And Precious Life: On Grief, Hope And Rebellion – Liz Jensen

The Laws Of Connection: The Transformative Science Of Being Social – David Robson

 

Chatto & Windus

Not The End Of The World: How We Can Be The First Generation To Build A Sustainable Planet – Hannah Ritchie

 

Chelsea Green

Hedgelands – Christopher Hart

 

Duckworth

The Lost Carving: A Journey To The Heart Of Making – David Esterley

The Case For Nature: Pioneering Solutions For The Other Planetary Crisis – Siddarth Shrikanth

Understorey: A Year Among Weeds – Anna Chapman Parker

 

Elliott & Thompson

Sunken Lands – Gareth E. Rees

In All Weathers – Matt Gaw

The Way Through The Woods – Rebecca Beattie

Infinite Life – Jules Howard

This Allotment – Ed. Sarah Rigby

Radical Rest – Evie Muir

A Day In The Life Of The Green Economy – Dharshini David

The Centre Must Hold – Ed. Yair Zivan

 

Eye Books

Local – Alastair Humphreys

 

Faber & Faber

The Rising Down: Lives In An East Sussex Landscape – Alexandra Harris

How To Win An Information War: The Propagandist Who Outwitted Hitler – Peter Pomerantsev

The Vast Extent – Lavinia Greenlaw

The City Of Today Is A Dying Thing – Des Fitzgerald

Back To The Local – Maurice Gorham & Edward Ardizzone

Blossomise – Simon Armitage Ill. Angela Harding

 

Fitzcarraldo Editions

The Observable Universe – Heather Mccalden

 

Granta

All Before Me: A Search For Belonging In Wordsworth’S Lake District – Esther Rutter

The Flitting – Ben Masters

 

Headline

Who Owns This Sentence? – David Bellos And Alexandra Montagu

Kersten’s Lists – François Kersaudy

A History Of The World In 47 Borders – Jonn Elledge

Lvoe Ii – Atticus Poetry

Return Of The Aubergine – Sophie Grigson

 

Hurst

The Algorithm: How Ai Can Hijack Your Career And Steal Your Future – Hilke Schellmann

Orwell’S Ghosts: Wisdom And Warnings For The 21St Century – Laura Beers

Sorry For The Inconvenience But This Is An Emergency: The Nonviolent Struggle For Our Planet’S Futur – Lynne Jones

The Great Indian Food Trip: Around A Subcontinent À La Carte – Zac O’Yeah

Italy In A Wineglass: The Taste Of History – Marc Millon

 

Jonathan Cape

Rapture’s Road – Seán Hewitt

The Book Forger – Joseph Hone

Ruin, Blossom – John Burnside

The Book-Makers: A History Of The Book In 18 Remarkable Lives – Adam Smyth

The Roads To Rome: A History – Catherine Fletcher

 

Little Toller

Set My Hand Upon The Plough – Enid Barraud

 

Octopus Books

I Can Hear the Cuckoo – Kiran Sidhu

 

Oneworld

Who Owns The Moon? :In Defence Of Humanity’S Common Interests In Space – A.C. Grayling

 

Profile Books

Exhausted: An A–Z For The Weary – Anna Katharina Schaffner

The House Divided: Sunni, Shia And Conflict In The Middle East – Barnaby Rogerson

The Language Puzzle: How We Talked Our Way Out Of The Stone Age – Steven Mithen

The Return Of The Grey Partridge Restoring Nature On The South Downs – Roger Morgan-Grenville And Edward Norfolk

Possible: 16 Ways To Net Zero – Chris Goodall

In The Long Run The Future As A Political Idea – Jonathan White

The High Seas: Ambition, Power And Greed On The Unclaimed Ocean – Olive Heffernan

Rumbles: A Curious History Of The Gut – Elsa Richardson

The New Breadline: Hunger And Hope In The Twenty-First Century – Jean-Martin Bauer

Amuse Bouche: How To Eat Your Way Around France – Carolyn Boyd

The Accidental Garden – Richard Mabey

 

Quercus

Four Shots In The Night – Henry Hemming

Riding Route 66: Find Myself On America’S Mother Road – Henry Cole

My Family And Other Seedlings: A Year On A Dorset Allotment – Lally Snow

 

Reaktion Books

Saving The World: How Forests Inspired Global Efforts To Stop Climate Change From 1770 To The Present – Brett M. Bennett And Gregory A. Barton

All Mapped Out: How Maps Shape Us – Mike Duggan

Behind The Privet Hedge: Richard Sudell, The Suburban Garden And The Beautification Of Britain – Michael Gilson

Who Killed Cock Robin?: British Folk Songs Of Crime And Punishment – Stephen Sedley And Martin Carthy

 

Riverrun

Every Living Thing: The Great And Deadly Race To Know All Life – Jason Roberts

 

Salt

Shadow Lines – Nicholas Royle

 

Sort Of Books

Cairn – Kathleen Jamie

 

There are some really good books coming out and if I had to say which one I am most excited about it would have to be Kathleen Jamie’s.

Any here that you like the look of? Let me know in the comments below.

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7 Comments

  1. Rebecca Foster

    I’m so excited to learn that we can look forward to new books from Matt Gaw, Sean Hewitt, Kathleen Jamie and Joe Shute in 2024. Thanks, Paul!

    • Paul

      No problem at all, Rebecca

  2. Penny Hull

    I love it when you go through the catalogues!
    Lots of really good books here, and I’ve even managed to request a couple on Netgalley. The Kathleen Jamie has to be a highlight, but I also like the sound of the books by Nicholas Royle, Joseph Hone, Matt Gaw and Caroline Eden.
    Thanks so much for doing all the hard work.

    • Paul

      There are still a few that I haven’t been able to get hold of, Picador Icon to name two.

  3. Penny Hull

    Ooooo Netgalley have instantly approved the Matt Gaw book!

    • Paul

      Well done!

  4. Liz Dexter

    Well I’ve got I Can Hear the Cuckoo from NetGalley just now and have requested the Matt Gaw weather one, I already had Not the End of the World. I also have Local of course. And I will look out for you getting and reviewing some of the others! Many of the others, OK.

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