THOSE WHO KNEW by Idra Novey

THOSE WHO KNEW by Idra Novey

December 3, 2018

Idra Novey’s THOSE WHO KNEW is an NPR Best Book of 2018, selected for Book Club Ideas, Ladies First, Realistic Fiction, Seriously Great Writing, The Dark Side. They describe it as a timely and timeless novel… a completely riveting and elegantly constructed story.” Jim Rutland for the Los Angeles Times called it in a feature review “an uncannily prescient novel that animates the #MeToo movement and speaks to the depth of the moral quagmire we currently find ourselves in.”

ASTRAL WEEKS by Ryan Walsh

ASTRAL WEEKS by Ryan Walsh

December 3, 2018

The Ringer published a feature on the 50th anniversary of Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks which heavily drew on and praised Ryan Walsh’s work of history, ASTRAL WEEKS: A SECRET HISTORY OF 1968. “Excellent,” Lindsay Zoladz writes of the book: “Walsh’s book isn’t an analysis of the finished record so much as a conjuring of the atmosphere in which it was dreamed up—an approach that augments the album’s aura rather than draining it of its magic.” Penguin Press published the book on March 6, 2018.

THE INCOMPLETE BOOK OF RUNNING By Peter Sagal

THE INCOMPLETE BOOK OF RUNNING By Peter Sagal

December 3, 2018

“Sagal has created a new genre—the five-minute-mile memoir. Combining commentary and reflection about running with a deeply felt personal story, this book is winning, smart, honest, and affecting. Whether you are a runner or not, it will move you,” states Susan Orlean during an NPR interview with Sagal.
Simon & Schuster published the book on October 30, 2018.

THE LAST COWBOYS by John Branch

THE LAST COWBOYS by John Branch

December 3, 2018

THE LAST COWBOYS is one NPR’s Bes Books of 2018. ” John Branch’s portrait of a longtime Mormon ranching and champion rodeo family has all the trappings of a can’t-put-it-down modern Western…a smart portrayal of a way of life that’s slipping away even in the rural West…an almost mythical area that has long been woven tightly in American identity, and there’s a lot in these pages that could help us better understand what’s behind this country’s deepening urban-rural divisions,” says Kirk Siegler, correspondent, National Desk.

SOCIAL CREATURE by Tara Isabella Burton

SOCIAL CREATURE by Tara Isabella Burton

December 3, 2018

Tara Isabella Burton’s debut thriller was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by NPR who call it an “unputdownable debut novel”.
Doubleday published the book on June 5, 2018.

BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

November 20, 2018

Publishers Weekly’s starred review called the BEASTIE BOYS BOOK “immensely enjoyable” and “as innovative and raucous as the band’s music.” It debuted at #4 on Publishers Weekly hardcover nonfiction bestsellers list and #10 on the overall list. The A.V. Club featured the BEASTIE BOYS BOOK on its 2018 “Unconventional Pop Culture Presents” list. Spiegel & Grau published the book on Oct. 30, 2018.

WELL-READ BLACK GIRL by Glory Edim

WELL-READ BLACK GIRL by Glory Edim

November 20, 2018

Vanity Fair featured Glory Edim’s WELL-READ BLACK GIRL, calling it “a book that emboldens women to tell their own stories, letting them know that there’s always a community ready to listen.” Ballantine Books published the book on October 30, 2018.

BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

November 16, 2018

The BEASTIE BOYS BOOK will make its debut this weekend on the New York Times Bestseller list at number 1 on both the Combined Print & E-book and the Hardcover list. Spiegel & Grau published the book on October 30, 2018.

INSOMNIA by Marina Benjamin

INSOMNIA by Marina Benjamin

November 16, 2018

NPR Books reviewed INSOMNIA, stating, “This would be a terrible thing to say about most books but, in this case, it might actually be a compliment: I kept falling asleep reading Marina Benjamin’s INSOMNIA.” Marina Benjamin discussed her new memoir INSOMNIA on Vulture.com. Catapult published the book on November 13, 2018.

INSURRECTO by Gina Apostol

INSURRECTO by Gina Apostol

November 16, 2018

Gina Apostol’s latest interview about INSURRECTO can be heard on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday. Soho Press published the book on November 13, 2018.