Robert Hilburn, JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE

Robert Hilburn, JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE

11th November 2013

Robert Hilburn’s biography of JOHNNY CASH has received positive reviews from Slate (“the most insightful, entertaining, comprehensive, and well-told Cash
biography to date”), Entertainment Weekly (“assiduously researched and entertaining), the Wall Street Journal (“authoritative and revealing”) and Los Angeles Magazine (“evocative and surprising”).

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ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

11th November 2013

Lucy Corin’s ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES was reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of Books, which said, “The dreamy, fairy-tale qualities and allegorical ambitions of these stories are tempered with sophistication and terror, making One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses ageless…may be the most titillating short story collection since Wells Tower’s debut.” McSweeney’s published the book on August 13, 2013.

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Stephen Marche

Stephen Marche

11th November 2013

Stephen Marche published an article in the New York Times about Toronto’s mayor Rob Ford and the current state of the city. Marche’s novel THE HUNGER OF THE WOLF will be published by Simon & Schuster in January 2015.

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Anne Rice, THE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER

Anne Rice, THE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER

1st November 2013

Anne Rice appeared on the October 31st episode of CBS THIS MORNING to discuss her new bestselling novel, THE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER. Knopf published the book on October 15, 2013.

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Robert Hilburn, JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE

Robert Hilburn, JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE

1st November 2013

JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE has received some wonderful praise in its first week of publication. The LA TIMES called it “a comprehensive and thoughtful biography” and says that “Hilburn does an artful, enviable job of reconciling all the facets [of Cash]…[and] writes with a remarkably steady hand. Salon discussed it in a piece on big biographies and excerpts from the book were published on the Daily Beast, which called it “a vivid new biography.”

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Olivia Laing, THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING

Olivia Laing

1st November 2013

Olivia Laing was awarded the 2014 Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award. Now in its third year, the Award promotes awareness of the British Library collections relating to the USA and allows the recipient to use the collections to research their upcoming publications. Picador will publish Laing’s book THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING on December 24, 2013.

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THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

1st November 2013

James Scott’s THE KEPT was reviewed in Booklist, which said, “This taut revenge tale, as gritty as any western, is also an unusual coming-of-age story and compelling saga of twisted secrets…Scott writes with sustained intensity and strong descriptive powers.” Harper will publish the book on January 7, 2014.

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THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

1st November 2013

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING was given a starred review in Booklist, which said, “Intently observant, curious, and empathetic, Laing, with shimmering detail and arresting insights, presents a beautifully elucidating and moving group portrait of writers enslaved by drink and redeemed.” Laing was also interviewed in Publisher’s Weekly about the relationship between writers and alcoholism. Picador will publish the book on December 24, 2013.

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Rilla Askew, KIND OF KIN

Rilla Askew

1st November 2013

Rilla Askew’s essay “Rhumba,” published in the January 2013 issue of Tin House, was mentioned in the New Yorker Blog, which said, “Askew’s poetic meditation on life in rattlesnake country also encompasses family, violence, and the unavoidable risks of life.” Her latest book KIND OF KIN was published by Ecco on January 8, 2013.

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