JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND by Scott Eyman

JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND by Scott Eyman

February 14, 2014

The February 10, 2014 issue of Publishers Weekly gives JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND a starred review. “In this compulsively readable biography, Eyman examines closely Wayne’s major films, from The Searchers and The Shootist to Sands of Iwo Jima and True Grit to depict the actor who ‘came to symbolize the American man throughout the world, whether he was wearing a soldier suit or a cowboy hat.’” Simon and Schuster will publish the book on April 1, 2014.

EXTREME MEDICINE by Kevin Fong

EXTREME MEDICINE by Kevin Fong

February 14, 2014

Kevin Fong was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross about EXTREME MEDICINE, which was also excerpted in Wired and reviewed in the March issue of Discover Magazine. Discover said, “Fong…weaves firsthand, nail-biting ER experiences with gripping historical narrative…He offers tantalizing ideas about surviving long-term space travel and other possibilities that await us in our relentless quest to explore.” The book was published by Penguin on February 6, 2014.

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

February 14, 2014

James Scott was interviewed on WNYC’s the Leonard Lopate show for his debut novel THE KEPT. The book was published by Harper on January 7, 2014.

CHANCE by Kem Nunn

CHANCE by Kem Nunn

February 7, 2014

The February issue of Los Angeles magazine features a profile of novelist Kem Nunn. The book was also selected by Amazon as one of the Best Books for February 2014. His new novel, CHANCE will be published by Scribner on February 18, 2014.

AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

February 7, 2014

AMERICAN ROMANTIC, the new novel by Ward Just, was reviewed in the February 1, 2014 issue of Kirkus Reviews. The review praises the “beautifully descriptive story” and calls the book “Another brilliant novel from Just: wise, introspective and full of humanity.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book on April 1, 2014.

Diane Johnson, FLYOVER LIVES

Diane Johnson, FLYOVER LIVES

January 31, 2014

Diane Johnson was interviewed on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday about her new memoir, FLYOVER LIVES. Viking published the book on January 16, 2014.

Ward Just, AMERICAN ROMANTIC

Ward Just, AMERICAN ROMANTIC

January 31, 2014

The 18th novel by Ward Just, AMERICAN ROMANTIC, received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. The review raves that “Just’s clever plot revels a man conflicted by duty and loyalty…It’s also a fascinating portrayal of American embassy operations and the treacherous shoals of international diplomacy and duplicity.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book on April 1st, 2014.

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

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

January 24, 2014

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS: Life and Style in Hollywood’s Golden Age was reviewed in the December 9, 2013 issue of Publishers Weekly. The review says that “With great affection and a twinkle in his eye, veteran actor Wagner recalls Hollywood’s glory days of the 1940s and early 1950s, when class, manners, friendship, and a code of values ruled the city of stars” and calls Wagner “an expert storyteller.” Viking will publish the book on March 11, 2014.

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

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

January 24, 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.

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

January 24, 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.