CRUDO by Olivia Laing

CRUDO by Olivia Laing

December 10, 2018

Elif Shafak called CRUDO one of her favorite books of 2018 saying that it is “simply mesmerising, not only in the way in which it enters the mind of an iconic woman, Kathy Acker, but also for its originality, inventiveness and chuzpah. W.W. Norton published the book on September 11, 2018.

YOUR DUCK IS MY DUCK by Deborah Eisenberg

YOUR DUCK IS MY DUCK by Deborah Eisenberg

December 10, 2018

Deborah Eisenberg’s short story collection was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times book critic Parul Sehgal, who raves that the book is “so instantly absorbing that it feels like an abduction.” Pankaj Mishra also called it one of the best books of the year in The Guardian saying “Few writers of fiction have chronicled American power and its psychic costs as steadily and briskly over the decades as Deborah Eisenberg.” Ecco published the book on September 25, 2018.

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

December 10, 2018

Kiese Laymon’s memoir was named the Best Audiobook of the year by Audible, Inc. The Audible write up says “I was stunned not only by his immense talent as a writer, but also by the unprecedented intimacy of what he was choosing to share. This is a voice we’ve rarely heard speak so vulnerably and frankly about the truth of what it is to be human. And it’s a voice that, perhaps more than any other this year, needs to be heard.”

BEAUCHAMP HALL by Danielle Steel

BEAUCHAMP HALL by Danielle Steel

December 3, 2018

Danielle Steel was interviewed by Refinery29 for a feature called “Danielle Steel On Raising 9 Kids, Writing 174 Books, “Authoritarian” Ex-Husbands.”Delacorte Press published the book on November 20, 2018.

HEAVY by Kiese Laymon

December 3, 2018

Kiese Laymon’s HEAVY is an NPR Best Book of 2018, where it was a Staff Pick and also selected for Identity & Culture, Eye-Opening reads, Ladies First, Nonfiction, The States We’re In. “If there’s a 2018 book that I believe everyone in America should read,” NPR says, “it’s Kiese Laymon’s memoir, HEAVY.” Scribner published the book on October 16, 2018.

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.