Since we're only two months into 2015, how about a list of forthcoming books I'm excited to read? Anticipation is always so much fun. Here's a highly incomplete list, in order of publication month.
  1. "H Is for Hawk" by Helen Macdonald (March)
  2. "There Is Simply Too Much to Think About: Collected Nonfiction" by Saul Bellow (March)
  3. "The Buried Giant" Kazuo Ishiguro (March)
  4. "Two," photos by Melissa Ann Pinney, edited by Ann Patchett, w/essays by Susan Orlean, Edwidge Danticat, Billy Collins & more (April)
  5. "The Water Museum" by Luis Alberto Urrea (April)
  6. "Days of Rage: America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence" by Bryan Burrough (April)
  7. "Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit" by Mark Rosenthal (April)
  8. "Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own" by Kate Bolick (April)
  9. "God Help the Child" by Toni Morrison (April)
  10. "Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker" by Thomas Kunkel (April)
  11. "The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled Into the Spotlight and Made History" by Robin Givhan (March)
  12. "A God in Ruins" by Kate Atkinson (May)
  13. "The Making of Zombie Wars" by Aleksandar Hemon (May)
  14. "Judge This" by Chip Kidd (June)
  15. "What Pet Should I Get" by Dr. Seuss (July)
  16. "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee (July)
  17. "Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings" by Shirley Jackson (July)
  18. "The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World" by Anthony Amore (July)
  19. "Purity" by Jonathan Franzen (September)
  20. "Slade House" by David Mitchell (October)