THE DORITO EFFECT by Mark Schatzker

THE DORITO EFFECT by Mark Schatzker

17th April 2015

The Dorito Effect is a book that explores the relationship of flavor in the obesity epidemic, and argues that we need to grow better tasting food. Simon & Schuster will publish the book on May 5, 2015.

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THE NIGHT CREW by Brian Haig

THE NIGHT CREW by Brian Haig

17th April 2015

In this latest Sean Drummond book, Five US soldiers, tasked with guarding Iraqi prisoners, stand accused of committing depraved atrocities against their charges. Drummond is assigned to defend one of them: a hardscrabble young woman who is either incredibly naive or deceptively evil…and whose incriminating photos made the case an international scandal. “Another Best of 2015! I was captivated by the book’s description, and riveted from the first page.” Says Mallory Anne-Marie Forbes. Thomas and Mercer published March 10th.

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THIEVES FALL OUT by Gore Vidal

THIEVES FALL OUT by Gore Vidal

17th April 2015

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 publishes April 21, 2015.

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GREEN ON BLUE by Elliot Ackerman

GREEN ON BLUE by Elliot Ackerman

10th April 2015

Elliot Ackerman was on PBS with Tavis Smiley discussing GREEN ON BLUE, which is inspired by his own experiences in Afghanistan, and is told from the perspective of a young Afghan orphan. Scribner published the book on February 17, 2015.

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Brooke Borel, INFESTED

10th April 2015

Brooke Borel was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air about her new book INFESTED: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World. University of Chicago Press published the book on April 8, 2015.

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THE FRIENDSHIP OF CRIMINALS by Rob Glinski

THE FRIENDSHIP OF CRIMINALS by Rob Glinski

10th April 2015

The Dayton Daily News has reviewed THE FRIENDSHIP OF CRIMINALS, and says of the book, “The ultimate showdown scene at the end of “The Friendship of Criminals” is destined to become a classic. Glinski has really impressed this reviewer with his tantalizing debut.” Minotaur Books published the book on March 17, 2015.

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THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

10th April 2015

Lin Enger’s High Divide is shortlisted for the Maine Reader’s Choice Award. Algonquin published the book on September 23, 2014.

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ONGOINGNESS by Sarah Manguso

ONGOINGNESS by Sarah Manguso

10th April 2015

Sarah Manguso’s ONGOINGNESS was reviewed in the Boston Globe, which said: “A beautiful book… . [Manguso’s] powerful and provocative reflections … interrogate the mortality we all share.” Graywolf published the book on March 3, 2015.

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THE WHITES by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt

THE WHITES by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt

8th April 2015

David Simon, the creator of the HBO series THE WIRE, recently interviewed Richard Price at the 92nd Street Y and a condensed and edited version of the interview was published by Guernica Magazine. Henry Holt published, THE WHITES, Price’s recent novel (writing as Harry Brandt) on February 17th, 2015.

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THIS IS A MOOSE by Richard T. Morris

THIS IS A MOOSE by Richard T. Morris

8th April 2015

Janklow & Nesbit’s own Richard Morris’s children’s book, THIS IS A MOOSE, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2015 Indies Choice Book Awards. The finalists are chosen by members of the American Booksellers Association. Little, Brown published the book on May 6th, 2014.

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TO EXPLAIN THE WORLD by Steven Weinberg

TO EXPLAIN THE WORLD by Steven Weinberg

8th April 2015

TO EXPLAIN THE WORLD by Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg received rave reviews in the New York Times Book Review, which says that Weinberg “tells a rich, meaningful tale about the emergence of science, and evokes a sense of ‘how difficult was the discovery of modern science, how far from obvious are its practices and standards’.” The book was also reviewed by John Farrell on Forbes.com who calls it “entertaining”

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THE TROOP by Craig Davidson writing as Nick Cutter

THE TROOP by Craig Davidson writing as Nick Cutter

8th April 2015

Craig Davidson has won the inaugural James Herbert Award for Horror Writing, for his novel THE TROOP. The award commemorates the late horror writer James Herbert, whose daughter said of THE TROOP, “This is the darkest of tales where human evil meets an insatiable force of nature to wreak havoc on kids, a scout troop, no less. What could be better? My father would have chuckled in his chair; his fans will love it. And you’ll never go camping again.

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