THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert A. Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert A. Caro announced as Finalist for 2012 National Book Awards in Nonfiction

12th October 2012

THE PASSAGE OF POWER: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro is among this year’s 20 finalists for the National Book Awards in the Nonfiction category. Knopf published the book May 1, 2012.

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HALF THE SKY by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

HALF THE SKY by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

12th October 2012

HALF THE SKY: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn reached the #1 bestselling nonfiction paperback in the October 21, 2012 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Knopf/Vintage Anchor published the paperback on June 1, 2010.

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MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

12th October 2012

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN received a starred Kirkus review, calling it “the best kind of satire: barbed and hilarious, but suffused with compassion.” Simon and Schuster will publish the book February 12, 2013.

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THE BEST OF EVERYTHING by Rona Jaffe

THE BEST OF EVERYTHING by Rona Jaffe

12th October 2012

Rona Jaffe’s THE BEST OF EVERYTHING has been adapted for the stage and is running at Here Theater in New York City through Oct. 20. Ben Brantley of The New York Times says, “It’s a respectful, hysteria-free, streamlined (at 90 minutes) and appealingly modest effort that lets Jaffe’s working girls speak for themselves.”

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FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

12th October 2012

Carlene Bauer’s FRANCES AND BERNARD received a starred Booklist review, calling it a “debut novel of stunning subtlety, grace, and depth.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book February 5, 2013.

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Dinaw Mengestu

Dinaw Mengestu Awarded MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant"

4th October 2012

The MacArthur Foundation has awarded Dinaw Mengestu a “Genius Grant” for being a “writer enriching understanding of the little-explored world of the African diaspora in America in tales distilled from the experience of immigrants whose memories are seared by escape from violence in their homelands.”

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HALF THE SKY by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

HALF THE SKY by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

4th October 2012

The New York Times reporters and Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s HALF THE SKY: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide four hour television series premieres on PBS Oct. 1&2. Knopf published the book on September 8th, 2009.

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Stuart Nadler

THE BOOK OF LIFE by Stuart Nadler

4th October 2012

The National Book Foundation has honored Stuart Nadler with a “5 Under 35” award for his short story collection, THE BOOK OF LIFE (Reagan Arthur Books), selected by Edith Pearlman. The publication of his forthcoming novel, WISE MEN, is scheduled for February 2013.

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Charles Cumming

A FOREIGN COUNTRY by Charles Cumming

4th October 2012

Charles Cumming’s A FOREIGN COUNTRY has won the inaugural Scottish Crime Book of the Year. St. Martin’s Press published the book on August 7, 2012.

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MACHINE MAN by Max Barry

MACHINE MAN by Max Barry

4th October 2012

Max Barry’s MACHINE MAN won this year’s Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards in the Digital Narrative category. Vintage published the book on August 9th, 2011.

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Deborah McKinlay

THAT PART WAS TRUE by Deborah McKinlay

2nd October 2012

Publishers Weekly featured Deborah McKinlay’s THAT PART WAS TRUE as a notable book before the Frankfurt Book Fair. Grand Central is publishing the book fall 2013.

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