News in April 2015
News in April 2015
Subtitled HEARTY MEALS FROM THE GARDEN by the winner of the 2014 James Beard award for Best Chef in New York and the chef and author of the critically lauded A Girl and Her Pig, April Bloomfield, comes a beautiful, fully illustrated cookbook that offers scrumptious seasonal recipes for her true love—vegetables. Ecco published the hard cover 4/21/15.
Originally published under Mr. Vidal’s crime fiction pseudonym, Cameron Kay, Thieves Fall Out is overflowing with political and sexual intrigue, and provides a delicious glimpse into the mind of Gore Vidal in his formative years. Hard Case Crime published April 21, 2015.
Chris Stewart, author of JUNGLELAND, is part of the team of Wall Street Journal reporters who won a Pulitzer Prize in the investigative category. The staff won for the paper’s “Medicare Unmasked” series that provided Americans “unprecedented access to previously confidential data on the motivations and practices of their health care providers.” The Journal’s stories came after a prolonged legal fight that led the government to release the data. JUNGLELAND was published by Harper on January 8, 2013.
REPORT FROM NUREMBERG has been selected by the Audie Judges in the Special Category of DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION. Audible’s audio edition was released November 19, 2013.
Maggie Nelson’s THE ARGONAUTS was featured as a “Hot Topic” in Publishers Weekly, which called the book “a disarmingly blushing work about trying to simultaneously embrace her identity, her marriage with nomadic transgender filmmaker Harry, and motherhood.” Graywolf publishes the book May 5, 2015.
Sarah Manguso’s ONGOINGNESS was reviewed in the National Post, which said, “What’s written hastily into a calendar or notebook is never the life itself, a point Sarah Manguso makes with grace and economy in her new book Ongoingness … [The book] achieves a grace no diary possibly could, because it is not a diary at all. The essay instead reflects on the intimacy of keeping abreast of one’s self.” Graywolf published the book on March 3, 2015.
HBO and Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have acquired the rights to David McCullough’s book about Wilbur and Orville Wright. This is the second time HBO and Playtone have teamed up to produce a miniseries based on Mr. McCullough’s work; the first being the Golden Globe and Emmy-winning JOHN ADAMS starring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney. Simon & Schuster will publish the book on May 5, 2015.
In the 10th week on the New York Times paperback bestseller list, Mr. Harris’ true story is ranked 10th. IT Books published the book in paperback December 30, 2014.
HOT PURSUIT, the most recent Stone Barrington novel by Stuart Woods, will debut on the New York Times Bestsellers list for the week of April 26, 2015 at #4 for hardcovers, #2 on the eBook list, and #3 on combined print and eBook. HOT PURSUIT was published by Putnam on April 7th, 2015.
Roxanna Robinson’s, SPARTA was shortlisted for the IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. The award is notable for being the most valuable literary award for a single work of fiction in English with a price of €100,000 going to the winner. Farrar, Straus & Giroux first published the book on June 4, 2013.
An excerpt from Jonathan Waldman’s, RUST: THE LONGEST WAR was published in Men’s Journal from his book RUST: The Longest War. The book was also reviewed in the Wall Street Journal which called it “Compelling” and also said “Mr. Waldman does a masterful job of interweaving elements of the science and technology…” Simon & Schuster published the hardcover on March 10, 2015.