Which book lover does not want to hear the bell door ring of the delivery guy, when they have ordered more than three books? Who does not wait for a new release of their new favourite writer? In this article we are going to read about the 10 most anticipated books of April 2022 – several writers are present in this list from Station Eleven’s writer Emily St. John Mandel to On Earthly We’re Briefly Gorgeous’ writer Ocean Vuong.
10 Most Anticipated Books of April 2022:
- Young Mungo – Douglas Stuart (April 5)
- Time is a Mother – Ocean Vuong (April 5)
- Sea of Tranquillity – Emily St. John Mandel (April 5)
- America, Goddam – Treva B. Lindsey (April 5)
- Bittersweet – Susan Cain (April 5)
- Scorched Earth – Jonathan Crary (April 12)
- A Brief History of Equality – Thomas Piketty (April 19)
- Rouge Street – Shuang Xuetao (April 19)
- Black Ghost of Empire – Kris Manjapra (April 19)
- On Quality – Robert M. Pirsig (April 26)
Young Mungo – Douglas Stuart (April 5)
Young Mungo is a Bildungsroman, a rich exhibition of the working class of Scotland, a queer love story, and much more. It explores a touching and moving story of the first love of two young men which is dangerous – as they are born under two separate universes, Protestant Mungo and Catholic James reside in a world that is a lot of things and hyper-masculine. They want nothing but to escape.
Time is a Mother – Ocean Vuong (April 5)
Ocean Vuong is trying to search for a life among the aftershocks of his mother’s demise, representing the paradox of sitting within anguish while being resolute to live beyond this emotion.
Sea of Tranquillity – Emily St. John Mandel (April 5)
Emily St. John Mandel is an award-winning, best-selling writer of The Glass Hotel and Station Eleven. This time author returns with a book of time, art, plague, and love that takes the audience from Vancouver Island in the year 1912 to a dark colony on the moon about five hundred years later, unfolding a tale of humanity across space and centuries.
America, Goddam – Treva B. Lindsey (April 5)
America, Goddam by Treva Lindsey explores the blended strength of anti-Blackness, patriarchy, capitalism, and misogyny in the lives of Black girls and women in the present United States. Through the help of personal accounts and touching analysis, Black feminist historian Treva Lindsey assesses the legacies and forms of aggression against Black girls and women, as well as their claim for justice for their communities and themselves.
Bittersweet – Susan Cain (April 5)
Susan Cain blends storytelling, memoir, and research to explore exactly we, humans experience longing and sorrow, and the shocking lessons these states of mind make us learn about compassion, creativity, spirituality, morality, love, and leadership.
Scorched Earth – Jonathan Crary (April 12)
The digital age is nothing but another term for the horrible terminal stage of global capitalism and its financialization of social survival, mass poverty, military fear, and ecocide. This polemic by Jonathan Crary dismantles the conjecture that social networking sites or social media could be a tool of radical alteration and contends that the networks and social platforms of transnational corporations are essentially mismatched with habitable earth or with the human interdependence required to form egalitarian post-capitalist structures of existence.
A Brief History of Equality – Thomas Piketty (April 19)
Thomas Piketty is a world-renowned writer and an economist of inequality. He presents a thorough and shockingly positive short introduction to the history of the struggles of humankind for equality. If you were curious to read but could not because of the number of pages, this is your opportunity to grab his work.
Rouge Street – Shuang Xuetao (April 19)
Rogue Street by Shuang Xuetao is a collection of extraordinarily cinematic three interrelated novellas set in the Northeastern Chinese town named Shenyang. A factory worker dreams about creating a flying machine, police search for a murderer, and children build not likely friendships in a rooming house.
Black Ghost of Empire – Kris Manjapra (April 19)
Picking up the concept of The 1619 Project Black Ghost of Empire by Kris Manjapra concentrates on liberation and how this chance to make right further codified the cruel racial caste structure – instead of wiping out it. Highly praised professor and historian Kris Manjpara recognizes five kinds of emancipation and elucidates them in chronological sort, along with the lasting influence these transformations had on previously enchained groups around the Atlantic.
On Quality – Robert M. Pirsig (April 26)
This is a collection of Robert Pirsig’s writings on the primary themes of his thoughts – QUALITY. This collection is skilfully edited and introduced by Robert’s wife of over forty years, Wendy Pirsig. It contains formerly unpublished speeches, letters, texts, and interviews.
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