FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides

FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides

October 17, 2017

Lauren Groff reviewed FRESH COMPLAINT in the New York Times Book Review. She says: “Eugenides has always been a sharp and exacting writer, and nearly every one of the stories in this collection is teachable, a model of its own kind of Swiss-clock craftsmanship.”

CALVIN KLEIN by Calvin Klein

CALVIN KLEIN by Calvin Klein

October 17, 2017

From founding the company in New York in 1968, he went on to change the face of fashion, bringing his visionary minimalism to the fore and defining looks for generations. This magnificent survey is the first and only book that Klein has written and compiled himself and is illustrated with era-defining photographs by the most distinguished names in fashion photography, from Irving Penn and Richard Avedon to Bruce Weber, and Patrick Demarchelier—among others. Rizzoli will publish the gorgeous hardcover edition October 17, 2017.

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

October 17, 2017

Rachel Khong’s GOODBYE, VITAMIN was included in this roundup at The New Yorker, which praises the novel’s “beautiful quotidian details… [and] magical, visual approach.” Henry Holt published GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 11, 2017.

bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward

bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward

October 17, 2017

Yrsa Daley-Ward’s poetry collection bone has been included in a number of roundups, including Signature Reads’ 12 Essential Books Celebrating Women Writers of the African Diaspora and Shondaland’s Poetry Collections That Will Teach You To Love Poetry. Yrsa Daley-Ward’s bone is included in a Signature Reads article on understanding politics through poetry. Tobias Carroll praises Yrsa’s “powerful narrative energy” and “precision with language.” Penguin Books published September 26, 2017.

DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART by Cecil Castellucci

DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART by Cecil Castellucci

October 17, 2017

Kirkus has reviewed DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART, saying, “this authentically geeky and feminist romance nails the con scene.” Scholastic will publish the book January 2, 2018.

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman

October 17, 2017

Cory Doctorow has reviewed this picture book on boingboing, calling it “a delight of a science book, a marvel of a picture book.” Greenwillow published the book on October 3, 2017.

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

October 17, 2017

Samantha Hunt’s THE DARK DARK was reviewed in The New Yorker’s “Briefly Noted” section this week, where they write of it: “Each of the stories in this collection harbors a surreal twist… Hunt lingers over such moments just long enough to suggest that the phantasmagorical can be found in any situation, no matter how banal.” Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on July 18, 2017.

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

October 17, 2017

Jess Arndt’s “striking” story collection LARGE ANIMALS is one of Read it Forward’s 6 Sensational Short Story Collections. Catapult published LARGE ANIMALS on May 9, 2017.

SOUTH AND WEST by Joan Didion

SOUTH AND WEST by Joan Didion

September 28, 2017

The Guardian published an excerpt from SOUTH AND WEST, along with an interview with the author. In addition, Dana Spiotta interviewed Joan Didion & her nephew Griffin Dunne about the forthcoming Netflix documentary “Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold.” Knopf published SOUTH AND WEST on March 7, 2017.

STICKY FINGERS by Joe Hagan

STICKY FINGERS: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine by Joe Hagan

September 28, 2017

Booklist gave a starred review to Joe Hagan’s forthcoming biography of Jann Wenner. The review says: “Hagan has fashioned a fascinating biography of a controversial figure and the iconic publication he started.” Knopf will publish the book on October 24, 2017.