LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

7th June 2013

Max Barry’s new novel LEXICON was reviewed in The New York Times by Janet Maslin. She calls it, “a dark, dystopic grabber” and an “ambitious, linguistics-minded work of futurism.” The Penguin Press will publish the book June 18th, 2013.

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LET HIM GO by Larry Watson

LET HIM GO by Larry Watson

7th June 2013

Larry Watson’s LET HIM GO was reviewed in Kirkus, which said, “Watson’s writing is the principle pleasure here. The story is simple, ageless…the sort of book that puts the shine back on genre as an adjective to describe fiction.” Milkweed Editions will publish the book on September 3, 2013.

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A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

7th June 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was featured on Susan Stamberg’s segment “Indie Booksellers Pick Summer’s Best Reads.” NPR declared it “a wonderfully weird collection of short stories” and said, “Ausubel plumbs the constant mysteries of life, death, falling in love — all these impenetrable things we human beings quest for — and honors them with the magic they deserve.” Riverhead published the book on May 2, 2013

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THE EVENING HOUR by Carter Sickels

THE EVENING HOUR by Carter Sickels

7th June 2013

Carter Sickels won the Dr. Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award, an award granted at the 25th Annual Lambda Literary Awards that celebrates distinguished LGBT writing. Bloomsbury published THE EVENING HOUR on January 17, 2012.

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NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

7th June 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was named one of the AARP’s twelve “Summer Reads for 2013” by the AARP, won an AudioFile Earphones Award, and debuted this week at #15 on the German bestseller list. The AARP said, “Miller’s novel becomes a stunning examination of how our lives shape our character, and how our allegiances shape our destiny.”

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Ed Park

“Slide to Unlock” by Ed Park

7th June 2013

Ed Park’s story “Slide to Unlock” was published in the New Yorker Summer Fiction Issue (June 10 & 17, 2013).

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MY 1980s AND OTHER ESSAYS by Wayne Koestenbaum

MY 1980s AND OTHER ESSAYS by Wayne Koestenbaum

7th June 2013

Wayne Koestenbaum’s MY 1980’s AND OTHER ESSAYS was reviewed in Library Journal, which said, “Beneath the surface of the author’s sizzling prose lies a deeply serious man whose writings inspire a fresh way of thinking…it should appeal widely to the hip and readers of the New Yorker and Vanity Fair.” Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on August 13, 2013.

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THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

4th June 2013

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN was reviewed in the New York Journal of Books, which said, “Fans of acerbic humor should enjoy Mermaid of Brooklyn.” Touchstone published the book on April 2, 2013.

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A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

4th June 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was reviewed in brief by the New York Times, which named it one of “two aggressively imaginative short story collections that resist any labels whatsoever,” calling Ausubel “an absolute eccentric.” Riverhead published the book this May 2, 2013.

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LET HIM GO by Larry Watson

LET HIM GO by Larry Watson

4th June 2013

Larry Watson’s LET HIM GO received a starred, review in Publishers Weekly, which called the book “slyly suspenseful, highly engaging” with a “nail-biting denouement.” The review also called Watson “a consummate chronicler of the American West” who is “known for crisp images, resonant backdrops, and sharp characterizations drawn without flashy over-accessorizing.” Milkweed Editions will publish the book on September 3, 2013.

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MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

4th June 2013

Charlie Smith’s MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS was reviewed in Publishers Weekly, which said, “Smith’s latest venture…is a haunting and starkly grim fantasia on love, mourning, and the alienation inflicted by time.” Harper Perennial will publish the book on July 2, 2013.

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NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

4th June 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was reviewed in brief by the New York Times, which stated, “This charming debut has the brains of a literary novel and the body of a thriller.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt released the book on May 21, 2013.

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