SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

December 3, 2018

Jaroslav Kalfar’s novel SPACEMEN OF BOHEMIA has been longlisted for the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award. Little, Brown published the book on March 7, 2017.

THERE WILL BE NO MIRACLES HERE by Casey Gerald

THERE WILL BE NO MIRACLES HERE by Casey Gerald

December 3, 2018

Casey Gerald’s memoir was named the December pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club. The book was also named one of the Best Books of 2018 by NPR which called the book “beautiful and heartbreaking on every level.” Riverhead published the book on October 2, 2018.

I’LL BE THERE FOR YOU by Kelsey Miller

I’LL BE THERE FOR YOU by Kelsey Miller

December 3, 2018

Kelsey Miller’s I’LL BE THERE FOR YOU was featured in the New York Daily News in an article that explored Friends’ enduring legacy Hanover Square Press published the book on October 23,2018.

CRUDO by Olivia Laing

CRUDO by Olivia Laing

December 3, 2018

Olivia Laing’s CRUDO is an NPR Best Book of 2018, selected for Ladies First, Love Stories, Rather Short, Realistic Fiction, Seriously Great Writing. They write of it: “I can’t think of anything that has captured the feeling of the past few years so well: the ways that world historical crises coexist with daily life, making it hard for either to feel quite real.” Norton published the book on September 11, 2018.

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman

December 3, 2018

Elliot Ackerman appeared on WNYC’s All of It to speak about his new novel, WAITING FOR EDEN. Knopf published the book on September 25, 2018.

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.