BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

BEASTIE BOYS BOOK by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

October 18, 2018

You can now read an excerpt from the forthcoming BEASTIE BOYS BOOK on Vulture.com, or catch the brand new Beastie Boys exhibit on 10/29-11/30, curated by Beastie Boys & Beyond the Streets. Spiegel & Grau will publish the book on October 30, 2018.

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

October 18, 2018

Elle, selecting HEAVY as “The 19 Best Books of 2018 (So Far),” called Laymon’s memoir “a staggering opus… a heartbreaking narrative on black bodies: how we hurt them, protect them, and try to heal them.” HEAVY also received a rave review from NPR books where Martha Anne Toll writes, “Dear America, please read this book. Kiese Laymon is a star in the American literary firmament, with a voice that is courageous, honest, loving, and singularly beautiful.”

AWAYLAND by Ramona Ausubel

AWAYLAND by Ramona Ausubel

October 18, 2018

Ramona Ausubel’s short essay on libraries “It Made Me a Novelist” will appear in the October 21, 2018 issue of The New York Book Review. Riverhead published the book on March 6, 2018.

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

October 18, 2018

Vanity Fair interviewed Elliot Ackerman about his latest novel, WAITING FOR EDEN, which they call “A grim but ultimately hopeful look at the way people love during a crisis.” Knopf published the book on September 25, 2018

THE LAST COWBOYS by John Branch

THE LAST COWBOYS by John Branch

October 18, 2018

Ian Frazier of the New York Review of Books says, “Branch, a New York Times reporter, paints the big Utah canvas as skillfully as he drypoints the cowboy minutiae.” W.W. Norton published the book on May 15, 2018.

FULL DISCLOSURE by Stormy Daniels

FULL DISCLOSURE by Stormy Daniels

October 18, 2018

FULL DISCLOSURE, proclaimed by The New York Times as “The latest and perhaps juiciest Trump tell-all to land this year,” has debuted at number 11 on The New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List. St. Martin’s Press published the book on October 2, 2018.

BONE by Yrsa Daley-Ward

BONE by Yrsa Daley-Ward

October 18, 2018

Yrsa Daley-Ward’s BONE was featured on Signature Reads’ “10 Collections That Celebrate the Voices of Black Poets.” Signature Reads writes, “BONE’s stanzas exorcise, invoke, and conjure. Daley-Ward’s poems will unfetter whatever binds you.” Penguin Books published the book on September 26, 2017.

WINNERS TAKE ALL by Anand Giridharadas

WINNERS TAKE ALL by Anand Giridharadas

October 12, 2018

Anand Giridharadas was interviewed about “The Myths of the Ruling Class” by MSNBC host Chris Hayes on the Why Is This Happening podcast.

Giridharadas also published an Op-Ed on October 12th in the New York Times called “Silicon Valley’s Saudi Arabia Problem.” Knopf published the book on August 28, 2018.

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

October 12, 2018

Elliot Ackerman has been longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction for his new novel, WAITING FOR EDEN.
WAITING FOR EDEN was also reviewed in the New York Times Book Review by Anthony Swofford, who called it “a shimmering portrait of humans at rest and fury…To identify this book as a novel seems inadequate: Waiting For Eden is a sculpture chiseled from the rarest slab of life experience.” Knopf published the book on September 25, 2018

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

October 12, 2018

Kiese Laymon has been longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Nonfiction for his memoir HEAVY.
Also, Oprah Magazine features HEAVY as “One of 10 Books to Be Thankful for this November,” saying “With echoes of Roxane Gay and John Edgar Wideman, Laymon defiantly exposes the ‘aches and changes’ of growing up Black in this raw, cathartic memoir reckoning with his turbulent Mississippi childhood, adolescent obesity, and the white gaze.” Scribner will publish the book on October 16, 2018.