A LIFE OF BARBARA STANWYCK: Steel-True 1907-1940 by Victoria Wilson

A LIFE OF BARBARA STANWYCK: STEEL-TRUE 1907-1940 by Victoria Wilson

16th May 2014

The first volume of Victoria Wilson’s biography of Barbara Stanwyck is on the longlist for the 2014 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography. Simon & Schuster published the book November 12, 2013.

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LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

16th May 2014

The paperback edition of LEXICON by Max Barry reached #12 on the “New Atlantic Indie Bestseller List” and #10 on the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association bestseller list. Penguin published the paperback edition April 1, 2014.

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THE DYNAMITE ROOM by Jason Hewitt

THE DYNAMITE ROOM by Jason Hewitt

16th May 2014

Jason Hewitt’s THE DYNAMITE ROOM was reviewed in the Observer, which said, “[An] ambitious and often gripping debut novel…Hewitt has a strong sense of narrative pace and brings a strange poetry to his depiction of an exhausted and empty world… a very promising first novel.” The book was released first in the UK by Simon & Schuster on March 27, 2014.

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ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

16th May 2014

Dinaw Mengestu spoke to PBS NewsHour chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about lost and found identities and colliding worlds in his novel ALL OUR NAMES. The segment aired on May 14. Knopf published the book on March 5, 2014.

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10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

2nd May 2014

Mr. Harris’ book continues to fly off the shelves. It is #5 on the NYT Hardcover Non Fiction list, #5 on B&N’s Non Fiction list, #19 on Bookscan’s Hardcover Non Fiction list, #6 on the Los Angeles Times Bestseller list, #8 on the San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller list, #85 on USA Today Bestseller list, #10 on Indie Bound,

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NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

2nd May 2014

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT is shortlisted for two, out of possible three, Crimefest Awards: the eDunnit Award and the Goldsboro Last Laugh Award. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book on May 21, 2013.

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YOU by AUSTIN GROSSMAN

YOU by Austin Grossman

2nd May 2014

Cory Doctorow promoted the paperback publication of Austin Grossman’s YOU by republishing his initial review on Boing Boing in which he said “Some of YOU reads as pure poetry, others like a fascinating treatise on the unplumbed depths of the ludic urge, and taken as a whole, it is a novel that both uplifts and entertains, and reframes the world we live in and the things we do in it. It is easily one of the best books I’ve read this year.” Mulholland Books published the book in paperback April 8, 2014.

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JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND by Scott Eyman

JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND by Scott Eyman

2nd May 2014

JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND was recently reviewed by The Economist and Kirkus. The Economist says “Like a cinematographer, Mr. Eyman offers readers Wayne from many angles, in his own words and the words of those who worked with him. Mr. Eyman has left an engrossing record of how the Duke stayed top dog for so long.” Kirkus calls it “insightful, exhaustive and engrossing – a definitive portrait of the man and the legend.” Simon and Schuster published the book on April 1, 2014.

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CLOUDS OF GLORY by Michael Korda

CLOUDS OF GLORY by Michael Korda

2nd May 2014

Michael Korda’s biography of Robert E. Lee entitled CLOUDS OF GLORY, was named by USA Today as one of 10 notable books publishing in May. Harper Collins will publish the book on May 13, 2014.

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THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

2nd May 2014

Ted Thompson’s THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS was reviewed in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, which said, ““The Land of Steady Habits” is an effective retort to the novels that make suburbs into symbols of mindless ease.” Little, Brown published the book on March 24, 2014.

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THE KNOWLEDGE by Lewis Dartnell

The KNOWLEDGE by Lewis Dartnell

2nd May 2014

Lewis Dartnell was reviewed in Kirkus which says that, “The Knowledge will prove a valuable owner’s guide for a difficult but not impossible future.” Penguin published the book on April 17, 2014.

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ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

Dinaw Mengestu

2nd May 2014

Dinaw Mengestu published “5 Writing Tips” in Publishers Weekly. Menegestu’s ALL OUR NAMES was published by Knopf on March 5, 2014.

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