Best new (to me) fiction of 2019

I might try to fill in micro-reviews at some point, but right now this is just a list, in approximately descending order of how important the book was to me.

The Accidental by Ali Smith (2005)

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (2015)

Hotel World by Ali Smith (2001)

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami (2009)

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk (2009)

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (1952)

The Last by Hanna Jameson (2019)

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (2015)

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo (2019)

Normal People by Sally Rooney (2018)

The Need by Helen Phillips (2019)

Severance by Ling Ma (2018)

Autumn by Ali Smith (2016)

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami (2002)

Luna: Moon Rising by Ian McDonald (2019)

The Shepherd’s Hut by Tim Winton (2018)

Dark Pines by Will Dean (2017)

Red Snow by Will Dean (2019)

Scrublands by Chris Hammer (2018)

Silver by Chris Hammer (2019)

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (2018)

Raven Tower by Ann Leckie (2019)

Sweet Days of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy (1989)

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley (2019)

The Long Take by Robin Robertson (2018)

The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay (2018)

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson (2019)

Wanderers by Chuck Wendig (2019)

Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman (2019)

The Institute by Stephen King (2019)

The Suspect by Fiona Barton (2019)

The Porpoise by Mark Haddon (2019)