EXTREME MEDICINE by Kevin Fong

EXTREME MEDICINE by Kevin Fong

6th December 2013

Kevin Fong’s EXTREME MEDICINE received a starred review in Kirkus, which called it “a medical thriller of the first order.” The book was also positively reviewed by Publisher’s Weekly, which calls it “gripping” and “eloquent.” Penguin Press will publish the book on February 10, 2014.

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LET HIM GO by Larry Watson

LET HIM GO by Larry Watson

6th December 2013

Larry Watson’s LET HIM GO was reviewed in the Chicago Tribune, which said: “Let Him Go is a wonderful novel and a fine addition to Watson’s work, right there with the early Montana 1948 and his more recent American Boy…Let Him Go is at its heart a character study, not only of George and Margaret but also its other characters, all of whom are brought to life in prose that is both restrained and exquisite.” Milkweed Editions published book on September 3, 2013.

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THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

6th December 2013

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING has been shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Biography Award. In an official statement, the judges called it: “An enthralling meld of memoir, travelogue, literary biography and personal journey, which sends you eagerly back to the work of six troubled but brilliant US writers.” Picador will publish the book on December 24, 2013.

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THE ABSENCE OF MERCY by John Burley

THE ABSENCE OF MERCY by John Burley

6th December 2013

THE ABSENCE OF MERCY by John Burley has been selected as the Book of the Month Club’s National Black Ribbon winner, calling the title “a harrowing tale of suspense involving a brutal murder and dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of a placid, tight-knit Midwestern town.” William Morrow published the book on November 19, 2013.

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KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

6th December 2013

Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN is included in November issue of Library Journal on the list of Cuyahoga County librarians’ favorite books of 2013….dubbed as “morally complex” and “a thoroughly engaging read.” Ecco published the book January 8, 2013.

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A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

6th December 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN is one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013. Riverhead published the book May 2, 2013.

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