Morton L. Janklow, Lynn Nesbit & Mayor Bloomberg

2013 New York Literary Honors

26th April 2013

Morton L. Janklow and Lynn Nesbit were presented with the New York City Literary Honors Award in the category of Literary Life by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on April 23, 2013.

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THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

26th April 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER won The Los Angeles Times Book Award for a biography.

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THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

26th April 2013

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN’s Bee Ridgway was interviewed in USA Today. In the fascinating article she discusses her writing processes and the importance (or lack thereof) of genres. Ridgway, the article praises, “blends several genres — historical fiction, romance and fantasy — into her debut novel, The River of No Return, and makes them play well with each other.” Dutton published the book April 23, 2013.

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HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

26th April 2013

David Shields was interviewed in The Believer magazine, which asked him about the creative and critical influences behind HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE.” Knopf published the book February 5, 2013.

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THIS IS HOW YOU DIE by David Malki!, Ryan North & Matthew Bennardo

THIS IS HOW YOU DIE by David Malki!, Ryan North & Matthew Bennardo

26th April 2013

PW named THIS IS HOW YOU DIE a Best Summer Book for 2013, calling it a “hilarious, tragic, splendid anthology of stories and comics.” This is the sequel collection to 2010’s wildly popular MACHINE OF DEATH. Grand Central will publish the book this July 16, 2013.

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http://machineofdeath.net/category/volume-2-updates

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CREATION by Adam Rutherford

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

26th April 2013

Adam Rutherford’s CREATION received starred reviews in Kirkus and Publishers Weekly, which raved, “Combining superb science writing with a refreshing wit, Rutherford does an excellent job of bringing genomics and synthetic biology to life in this accessible overview…There’s much to savor here—even in the footnotes.” Kirkus also called the book a “fascinating overview,” delivered with “contagious enthusiasm.” Penguin will publish the book June 13, 2013.

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A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

26th April 2013

Ramona Ausubel is longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story award for her book A GUIDE TO BEING BORN. The award is the single biggest prize in the world for a collection of short stories. Riverhead will publish the book May 2, 2013.

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NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

26th April 2013

Ramona Ausubel is shortlisted for the 2013 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US. The award is given to an outstanding debut novel by a writer who has “invented their own compasses and created characters, plots, and voices to enliven the common hours… this writer has achieved something notable and enduring: art.” Riverhead published the book February 2, 2012.

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IT’S ALL GOOD by Gwyneth Paltrow

IT’S ALL GOOD by Gwyneth Paltrow

19th April 2013

Gwyneth Paltrow’s IT’S ALL GOOD has reached #1 on The New York Times Best Seller Advice, How-to and Miscellaneous List for April 21, 2013. Grand Central Life and Style published the book April 2, 2013.

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THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

19th April 2013

Robert Caro was named as the winner of the 2013 Mark Lynton History Prize by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, for his book THE PASSAGE OF POWER: THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON. He will be presented with the award, along with other winners and finalists of the J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards, on May 7, 2013 at a ceremony at Columbia University. Knopf published the book May 1, 2012.

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SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

19th April 2013

Tilly Bagshawe’s SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY received great reviews from Bob Walch of Bookloons.com, saying, “Plenty of twists and surprises are in store for the reader as this beguiling tale unfolds,” and Night Owl Reviews, which raves that the book “will sweep the reader along on a whirlwind ride and that “this book will leave readers begging for more.” William Morrow published the book April 9, 2013.

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MIDDLE C by William Gass

MIDDLE C by William Gass

19th April 2013

MIDDLE C by William Gass was featured with an in-depth review in the Times Literary Supplement: “[Gass’s sentences] draw attention to themselves with quite fabulous turns of syntax and prodigious flowerings of assonance and alliteration.” Knopf published the book on March 12, 2013.

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