SNAPPER by Brian Kimberling

SNAPPER by Brian Kimberling

12th December 2013

NPR named SNAPPER by Brian Kimberling one of the best books of 2013. In her recommendation, Nancy Pearl says “humor, tragedy and beautiful writing mark this series of stories.” Pantheon published the book on April 23, 2013.

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QUIET DELL by Jayne Anne Phillips

QUIET DELL by Jayne Anne Phillips

12th December 2013

Kirkus Reviews named QUIET DELL as the Best Historical Fiction of 2013. Simon & Schuster published the book on October 15, 2013.

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ECSTATIC NATION by Brenda Wineapple

ECSTATIC NATION by Brenda Wineapple

12th December 2013

Brenda Wineapple’s, ECSTATIC NATION is one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013. HarperCollins published the book August 6, 2013.

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SPEEDBOAT/PITCH DARK by Renata Adler

SPEEDBOAT/PITCH DARK by Renata Adler

12th December 2013

The AV Club named SPEEDBOAT & PITCH DARK as one of their favorite books of the year in the category of “Best Reissues” saying in their write-up “these two books are triumphs now. They are evidence of what happens when messy life meets clean white page in exquisite prose and should be lingered over, not digested in gulps just to get to THE END.” New York Review of Books republished both books on March 19, 2013.

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

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

12th December 2013

The AV Club named THIS IS HOW YOU DIE as one of their favorite books of the year in the category of “Reviewed Favorites” saying in their write-up that “Some of the stories are funny, some are odd, and some are brilliant, but they’re all deceptively smart about exploring all the ways individuals come to terms with death.” Grand Central published the book on July 16, 2013.

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SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

12th December 2013

The Washington Post named SPARTA one of the 50 notable fiction books of the year saying that “Robinson dramatizes how we fail our veterans without reducing her story to a polemic, expertly deploying emotional insight, moral nuance and intellectual depth..” Sarah Crichton Books published the book June 4, 2013.

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CREATION by Adam Rutherford

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

12th December 2013

The Financial Times named CREATION by Adam Rutherford one of the Best Science Books of 2013. Penguin published the book June 13, 2013.

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THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

12th December 2013

The Washington Post named THE RIVER OF NO RETURN one of the 50 notable fiction books of the year calling it “an intrigue spanning centuries.” Dutton published the book April 23, 2013.

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JOHNNY CASH The Life by Robert Hilburn

JOHNNY CASH The Life by Robert Hilburn

6th December 2013

NPR and Publisher’s Weekly named Robert Hilburn’s, JOHNNY CASH as one of the best books of 2013. The book also received a positive review in The New York Times. The review called it “a thorough and thoughtful portrait of the Man in Black and a deep appreciation of his artistry” The review also says that “Hilburn writes most powerfully about Cash’s trajectory as an artist.” Little, Brown and Company published the book October 29, 2013.

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LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

6th December 2013

LEXICON, Max Barry’s fast paced novel about words as weapons has earned spots on the Time Magazine, Kirkus and NPR lists of the best fiction for 2013. Penguin Press published the book June 18, 2013.

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Rachel Aviv

Rachel Aviv

6th December 2013

Rachel Aviv feature article “Where Is Your Mother?” was recently published in the New Yorker. The article about caseworkers, custody trials, and foster care in the United States Social Services system was published in the December 2, 2013 issue.

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NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

6th December 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was named one of the Financial Times’ “Best Crime Novels of the Year.” The Financial Times called it “richly written.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book May 21, 2013.

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