THE GUARDIANS by Sarah Manguso

THE GUARDIANS by Sarah Manguso

4th January 2013

Sarah Manguso’s THE GUARDIANS was chosen by Salon.com’s “What To Read Awards” as one of the Top 10 Books of 2012. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published the book February 28, 2012.

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KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

4th January 2013

Flavorwire has named Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN one of “10 New Must-Reads For January.” Ecco will publish the book January 8, 2013.

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MISTRESS OF MY FATE by Hallie Rubenhold

MISTRESS OF MY FATE by Hallie Rubenhold

4th January 2013

Hallie Rubenhold’s MISTRESS OF MY FATE received a positive Kirkus review, saying “Rubenhold has fashioned a page turner rife with choice tidbits about London’s demimonde.” Grand Central is publishing the book January 8, 2013.

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RUN TO FAILURE by Abrahm Lustgarten

RUN TO FAILURE by Abrahm Lustgarten

4th January 2013

Abrahm Lustgarten’s RUN TO FAILURE was awarded an Alumni Award from the Columbia Journalism School, which presents the honor annually for “a distinguished journalism career in any medium, an outstanding single journalistic accomplishment, a notable contribution to journalism education or an achievement in related fields.” W.W. Norton & Company published the book March 26, 2012.

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UNTIL THE END OF TIME by Danielle Steel

UNTIL THE END OF TIME by Danielle Steel

4th January 2013

UNTIL THE END OF TIME by Danielle Steel received a positive Kirkus review, calling it a “story of romance through hardship and across decades that has a spiritual appeal.” Delacorte will publish the book January 29, 2013.

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PARIS, I LOVE YOU BUT YOU’RE BRINGING ME DOWN by Rosecrans Baldwin

PARIS, I LOVE YOU BUT YOU’RE BRINGING ME DOWN by Rosecrans Baldwin

4th January 2013

GQ named Rosecrans Baldwin’s PARIS, I LOVE YOU BUT YOURE BRINGING ME DOWN one of its “Favorite Things of 2012,” citing its “great goddamn prose.” Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published the book April 24, 2012.

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BREED by Chase Novak

BREED by Chase Novak

4th January 2013

Chase Novak’s BREED is featured in Salon’s “Ultimate Book Guide.” David Abrams selected BREED as his favorite book of 2012, describing the novel as “a smart commentary on modern parenting.” Mulholland Books published the book September 4, 2012.

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FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

4th January 2013

Kate Christensen reviews Carlene Bauer’s FRANCES AND BERNARD in the February issue of ELLE, raving “I finished this novel in tears, not at all ready to have it end, but with the satisfied, enthralled sense that it had accomplished exactly, perfectly, what it needed to.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book February 5, 2013.

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MIDDLE C by William H Gass

MIDDLE C by William H Gass

4th January 2013

MIDDLE C by William H Gass received a positive Kirkus review, saying, “Gass remains a master of apt metaphors, graceful sentences and a flinty, unforgiving brand of humor.” Knopf will publish the book March 12, 2013.

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MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

4th January 2013

The Los Angeles Times has chosen Jim Gavin as a “Face to Watch” in 2013, saying that his first collection of short fiction: “aspires to do what ambitious fiction has always done: show the world (especially the world we think we know) in a way that’s recognizable and revealing, while telling us something fundamental about where and how we live.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book February 12, 2013.

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THE DEFINING DECADE by Meg Jay

THE DEFINING DECADE by Meg Jay

4th January 2013

Meg Jay’s THE DEFINING DECADE: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them is a finalist in the Books For A Better Life Awards, in the category for ‘First Book.’ The award is sponsored by the National MS Society. Twelve published the book April 17, 2012.

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TIME MAGAZINE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

3rd January 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER and Tom Reiss’ THE BLACK COUNT were named #2 and #10, respectively, on Time Magazine’s The Best Books of 2012 list. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012. Crown published THE BLACK COUNT on September 18, 2012.

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