Ramona Ausubel, A GUIDE TO BEING BORN

Ramona Ausubel

10th June 2014

Ramona Ausubel’s short story “You Can Find Love Now” was published in summer fiction issue of The New Yorker, whose theme is love stories. Riverhead published Ausubel’s most recent book, A GUIDE TO BEING BORN, May 2, 2013.

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ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

10th June 2014

Dinaw Mengestu’s ALL OUR NAMES was reviewed by The Guardian, which called the book “a significant moment in African literary history,” and said, “Already the recipient of a number of awards in the United States, including a MacArthur fellowship, [Mengestu] is rapidly becoming a writer on the global stage.” Knopf published the book on March 4, 2014.

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THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

10th June 2014

Josh Weil’s THE GREAT GLASS SEA was given a starred review in Kirkus, which said, “[An] impressive debut novel … Weil has fairy-tale elements and a Pushkin romance weaving through a moderately futuristic setting … the prose shifts markedly from harshly realistic to lyrical and sometimes poetic … Weil’s first novel is rooted in family and fine storytelling; it’s an engaging, highly satisfying tale blessed by sensitivity and a gifted imagination.” Grove Atlantic will publish the book on July 2, 2014.

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A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

10th June 2014

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was reviewed in the New York Times Book Review, which called it “enthrallingly surreal.” Riverhead published the paperback edition of the book on May 6, 2014.

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April Bloomfield, A GIRL AND HER PIG

April Bloomfield

10th June 2014

On June 13th, as part of a week-long celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the original Madision Square Park Shake Shake, they will be serving for one day only a limited edition burger created by April Bloomfield called The Breslin Burger. Her book A GIRL AND HER PIG was published by Ecco on April 10, 2012.

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ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

10th June 2014

Lucy Corin’s ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES has been longlisted for the 2014 International Frank O’Connor Short Story Award. McSweeney’s published the book on August 27, 2013.

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THE ULTRA THIN MAN by Patrick Swenson

THE ULTRA THIN MAN by Patrick Swenson

10th June 2014

THE ULTRA THIN MAN received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, which called it a “splendidly lively SF debut.” Tor will publish the book August 12, 2014.

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AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

10th June 2014

AMERICAN ROMANTIC received a positive review in Sunday, June 8th’s edition of The New York Times Book Review. The review, Gail Godwin, praises the author as “both a writer’s writer and an astute tracker of human souls under duplicity and duress.” She also calls the book “one of his finest” and says that “it’s a good place to be introduced to his work.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book April 1, 2014.

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