YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

24th January 2014

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS is reviewed in the January 15th issue of Kirkus Reviews. The review calls it “a charmed and mostly charming tribute to off-screen lives during a period many may regard as Hollywood’s finest.” Viking will publish the book on March 11, 2014.

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DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

24th January 2014

Jennifer Percy was interviewed about DEMON CAMP in The Atlantic and in the Los Angeles Times, who said, “[Percy] shines a bright light on America’s wounded psyche… Percy’s beautiful, lucid writing takes the reader into the lives of soldiers wrestling with faith in this often harrowing book on the personal, cultural, and political costs of war.” In The Atlantic, Percy discusses the genre of immersion journalism and how “Stories—invented, reported—better capture the full, complex reality of human beings and our surrounding universe.” Scribner published the book January 14, 2014.

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Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman

24th January 2014

Elliot Ackerman published an essay in The Daily Beast called “The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi,” about “breaking bread with a former adversary.” His novel GREEN ON BLUE is forthcoming from Scribner.

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THE ONE SAFE PLACE by Tania Unsworth

THE ONE SAFE PLACE by Tania Unsworth

24th January 2014

Tania Unsworth’s THE ONE SAFE PLACE received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews. The review calls it “a chilling and engrossing tale” and says it is “a standout in the genre’s [dystopian YA] crowded landscape.” Algonquin will publish the book April 29, 2014.

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THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

24th January 2014

THE KEPT was reviewed in The Boston Globe and The Washington Post, and Scott was interviewed by Robin Young, who called it “a stunning debut novel,” on the WBUR/NPR show “Here & Now.” The Washington Post said, “Scott’s prose is impressively informed by a powerful concoction of American fundamentalism spiked with the fervent belief in an eye-for-eye…The Kept is laden with shrewd, arresting images.” The Boston Globe called it a “genre-busting work…as brutal and austere as it is revelatory.” Picador published the book on December 24, 2013.

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FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

24th January 2014

FRANCES AND BERNARD was featured by Rene Steinke in the BookForum article “Flannery O’Connor, Faith, and Fiction.” She says “this epistolary novel gathers power and momentum as the correspondence between the characters..becomes more fraught…Bauer does an amazing job of dramatizing the journey of this friendship, each voice a convincingly particular evocation of a literary and religious imagination.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book February 5, 2013.

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A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

17th January 2014

Jan-Philipp Sendker’s A WELL-TEMPERED HEART is an Amazon Editor’s top pick for Best Book of the Month (Literature & Fiction). It was also reviewed by RT Book Reviews, which called it “incredibly beautiful and moving,” and The Book Addict, which called it “rewarding.” Other Press will publish the book on January 21, 2014.

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THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

17th January 2014

Josh Weil’s THE GREAT GLASS SEA was featured in the Library Journal’s Fiction Preview. Grove Atlantic will publish the book in July 2014.

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Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman

17th January 2014

Elliot Ackerman published an essay about his experiences as a Marine in Fallujah in The New Republic. His novel GREEN ON BLUE is forthcoming from Scribner.

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DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

17th January 2014

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy was reviewed by O Magazine, which called it a “chilling work of narrative nonfiction.” Shelf Awareness said, “You can’t walk away from Percy’s strong debut without feeling like you’ve spent a frightening moment inside the heads of soldiers who come home from war… In an auspicious debut, Percy goes deep into the life of an army veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress to understand the debilitating effects of war on returning soldiers.” Percy was also profiled on Vogue.com by writer Thessaly LaForce.

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THE SCENT OF PINE by Lara Vapynar

THE SCENT OF PINE by Lara Vapynar

17th January 2014

THE SCENT OF PINE was reviewed in the January 12 edition of the New York Times Book Review, which called it a “slender, but provocative novel.” Simon & Schuster published the book on January 7, 2014.

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Rilla Askew, KIND OF KIN

Rilla Askew

17th January 2014

Rilla Askew published the essay “The Tornado That Hit Boggy” in TriQuarterly. Her latest book, KIND OF KIN, was published by Ecco on January 8, 2013.

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