YOUR DUCK IS MY DUCK by Deborah Eisenberg

YOUR DUCK IS MY DUCK by Deborah Eisenberg

January 11, 2019

The Today show named Deborah Eisenberg’s acclaimed short story collection as one of “6 Books to add to your 2019 Reading List.” Ecco published the book on September 25, 2018.

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

January 4, 2019

Kiese Laymon’s HEAVY is an Los Angeles Times, Barnes & Noble, NPR Code Switch, and Atlanta Journal Constitution Best Book of 2018. It was similarly honored by a dozen additional publications. The LA Times writes that it is “one of the most important and intense books of the year… the book thunders.” Scribner published the book on October 16, 2018.

THE OLD DRIFT by Namwali Serpell

THE OLD DRIFT by Namwali Serpell

January 4, 2019

THE OLD DRIFT has been selected as a Most Anticipated Book of 2019 by the BBC, Huffington Post, Literary Hub, Nylon, Bustle, Electric Literature, and The Rumpus. “It’s hard to believe this is a debut, so assured is its language, so ambitious its reach, and yet The Old Drift is indeed Namwali Serpell’s first novel, and it signifies a great new voice in fiction,” writes Nylon. Hogarth will publish the book on March 21, 2019.

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

January 4, 2019

Elliot Ackerman’s third novel WAITING FOR EDEN is a Library Journal, WAMC, and Military Times Best Book of 2018. “Small in form but big in impact,” (Military Times) it is a searing example of the short novel. Knopf published the book on September 25, 2018.

CRUDO by Olivia Laing

CRUDO by Olivia Laing

January 4, 2019

Olivia Laing’s debut novel was featured by the New Yorker in their 2018 In Review piece “More Books We Loved in 2018.” Rebecca Mead, in her write-up on the book says CRUDO “is weird, intense, served in a small portion, and totally delicious, if that’s your kind of thing.” W.W. Norton published the book on September 11, 2018.

WINNERS TAKE ALL by Anand Giridharadas

WINNERS TAKE ALL by Anand Giridharadas

January 4, 2019

WINNERS TAKE ALL was featured by the New Yorker in their 2018 In Review piece “More Books We Loved in 2018.” Masha Gessen, in her write-up on the book says “In lucid and witty prose, Giridharadas exposes the magical-thinking nature of win-win solutions.” Knopf published the book on August 28, 2018.

A WONDERFUL STROKE OF LUCK by Ann Beattie

A WONDERFUL STROKE OF LUCK by Ann Beattie

January 4, 2019

Huffington Post named Ann Beattie’s A WONDERFUL STROKE OF LUCK as one of the “61 Books We’re Looking Forward To Reading In 2019.” Viking will publish the book on April 2, 2019.

IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow

IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow

January 4, 2019

Nylon named De’Shawn Charles Winslow’s debut novel as one of the “50 Books You’ll Want To Read in 2019,” calling it “remarkable in its ability to create a fully realized world.” Rumpus also featured IN WEST MILLS in “What to Read When 2019 Is Just Around the Corner.” Bloomsbury will publish the book on June 4, 2019.

WE CAST A SHADOW by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

WE CAST A SHADOW by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

January 4, 2019

Huffington Post named Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s debut novel as one of the “61 Books We’re Looking Forward To Reading In 2019.” One World will publish the book on January 29, 2019.

TOUCHING THE DRAGON by James Hatch & Christian D’Andrea

TOUCHING THE DRAGON by James Hatch & Christian D’Andrea

January 4, 2019

Military Times named TOUCHING THE DRAGON by James Hatch and Christian D’Andrea as one of the Best Book of 2018, calling the memoir “irresistible.” Knopf published the book on May 15, 2018.