FAME by Tilly Bagshawe

FAME by Tilly Bagshawe

1st March 2013

On the USA Today blog, Happy Ever After, Tilly Bagshawe published a post about the real life inspirations for her new novel, FAME. Montlake Romance published FAME on February 26, 2013.

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THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

1st March 2013

Robert Caro has won the New York Historical Society’s American History Book Prize for LYNDON B JOHNSON: THE PASSAGE OF POWER, the fourth volume in his biography of the former president. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012.

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GLITTERING IMAGES by Camille Paglia

GLITTERING IMAGES by Camille Paglia

1st March 2013

Camille Pagila, feminist scholar and author of GLITTERING IMAGES: A JOURNEY THROUGH ART FROM EGYPT to STAR WARS writes about the legacy of Betty Friedan in the March issue of ELLE Magazine. Paglia writes, “Friedan was a major figure in feminist history. But she did not, as is commonly claimed, liberate my baby-boom generation, which was already in a ferment of rebellion against social constraints…The Feminine Mystique was wholly and cannily of that moment—but in no way created or invented it.” Pantheon published the book October 16th, 2012.

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BLOODFIRE QUEST by Terry Brooks

BLOODFIRE QUEST by Terry Brooks

1st March 2013

Terry Brooks will be going on tour to promote the new book BLOODFIRE QUEST: THE DARK LEGACY OF SHANNARA. He will make the following stops: Powell’s Books in Portland, OR on March 12th at 7:00 PM, University Bookstore in Seattle, WA on March 14th at 7:00 PM, Book Passage in San Francisco, CA on March 20th at 7:00 PM, Barnes & Noble Huntington Beach in Los Angeles, CA on March 22nd at 7:00 PM, Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego, CA on March 23rd at 2:00 PM, and Changing Hands in Phoenix, AZ on March 24th at 2:00 PM. Del Rey is publishing the book on March 12, 2013.

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THE AUDIES 2013

1st March 2013

The Audies, an award honoring excellence in audiobooks, has nominated SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD by Robert McCammon for Fiction, PACIFIC CRUCIBLE by Ian Toll for History, THE CRISIS OF ZIONISM by Peter Beinart for Non-fiction, and SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM by Joan Didion for Short Stories/Collections.

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PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

1st March 2013

Simon & Schuster published PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK in hardcover on February 19, 2013. If you are in Los Angeles come see Jack Gray, with Kathy Griffin, at BOOK SOUP on March 5, 2013 @ 7:00 PM.

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THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

1st March 2013

Bee Ridgway gives an interview about her debut novel, THE RIVER OF NO RETURN, to Bryn Mawr College’s Bryn Mawr Now. Dutton is publishing the book April 23, 2013.

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SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

1st March 2013

SIDNEY SHELDON’s THE TIDES OF MEMORY goes on-sale from William Morrow, Sheldon’s longtime publisher, on April 3, 2013 (in hardcover, large print, audio and e-book format). This sweeping tale of loss and deception spans forty years and two continents, almost enough time and space to escape a horrifying secret, but in the end, it can be hard to tell the difference between being haunted by the past and being hunted by a killer.

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FIRE IN THE ASHES by Jonathan Kozol

FIRE IN THE ASHES by Jonathan Kozol

1st March 2013

FIRE IN THE ASHES BY Jonathan Kozol has been placed on the longlist for the American Library Association Carnegie Medal. The award recognizes the best fiction and nonfiction for adult readers published in the previous year. Crown published the book August 28, 2012.

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MIDDLE C by William Gass

MIDDLE C by William Gass

1st March 2013

William Gass’ MIDDLE C, described as “an investigation into the nature of human identity and the ways in which each of us is several selves, and whether any one self is more genuine than another”, will be published by Knopf on March 12, 2013.

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HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

1st March 2013

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman received a starred review in Publishers Weekly: “In his latest novel (after EIGHT WHITE NIGHTS), another autobiographical hero, this one unnamed, dreams of the past but desires it only as it is conjured in his memory. He looks back at himself as a navel-gazing Egyptian-Jewish Harvard grad student stuck in Cambridge during the lonely and hot, but game-changing, summer of 1977.” In addition to the publication of HARVARD SQUARE, Aciman’s short story, “Abingdon Square” will be featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Granta. Norton will publish HARVARD SQUARE April 8, 2013.

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THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

1st March 2013

Robert Caro was nominated for the LA Times Book Prize for his book THE PASSAGE OF POWER: THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012.

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