THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro and THE BLACK COUNT by Tom Reiss

5th February 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER and Tom Reiss’ THE BLACK COUNT are both finalists for The National Book Critics Circle 2012 Awards in the biography category. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012. Crown published THE BLACK COUNT on September 18, 2012.

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HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

5th February 2013

David Shields’s HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was selected as one of Amazon’s Top Ten Best Books of the Month and was also reviewed by Cheryl Strayed for the site. For the Best Books section, reviewer Neal Thompson calls it a “rangy, brainy, bad-ass book,” while guest reviewer Cheryl Strayed calls it “original, opinionated, gentle-hearted, astonishingly intelligent.” Knopf published the book February 5, 2013.

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THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

5th February 2013

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES was the lead feature in the New York Times’ “Newly Released Books” column, while the New York Times Arts Beat Blog interviewed the author about his magical realist influences, and io9 gave a rave review of the book. The New York Times called the collection “unforgettable”, while Io9 called Gonzales’ writing “powerful and mind-blowing.” Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

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MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

5th February 2013

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN is Amazon’s Debut Spotlight pick for February 2013. Amazon reviewer Neal Thompson raves, “What a stunning debut story collection—funny, sad, heartfelt, and wise.” In addition, the author was interviewed by the website The Short Form, which excerpted the book. Gavin is a featured Simon & Schuster author, highlighted for his “work of profound humanity that pairs moments of high comedy with searing truths.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book on February 12, 2013.

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FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

5th February 2013

Carlene Bauer’s FRANCES AND BERNARD was featured in Self, More, and Whole Living magazines and was positively reviewed by the Huffington Post. Self calls the novel a “beautifully imagined correspondence,” while More hails it as a “lively, intelligent new novel,” and Whole Living proclaims it “our fave new novel.” The Huffington Post called the epistolary novel a series of “remarkably erudite, vividly written letters.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book February 5, 2013.

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