A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

January 17, 2014

Jan-Philipp Sendker’s A WELL-TEMPERED HEART is an Amazon Editor’s top pick for Best Book of the Month (Literature & Fiction). It was also reviewed by RT Book Reviews, which called it “incredibly beautiful and moving,” and The Book Addict, which called it “rewarding.” Other Press will publish the book on January 21, 2014.

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

January 17, 2014

Josh Weil’s THE GREAT GLASS SEA was featured in the Library Journal’s Fiction Preview. Grove Atlantic will publish the book in July 2014.

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

January 17, 2014

James Scott’s THE KEPT was featured on NBC New York’s “Bill’s Books” segment on January 14 and was called the “best book of the year” by host Bill Goldstein. It was also reviewed in The Toronto Star, which said, “Brooding and intense right up until the final paragraph…The Kept is a highly accomplished first novel and a pleasure to read.” Harper published the book on January 7, 2014.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

January 10, 2014

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING is a January 2014 Amazon Editor’s Best Book of the Month pick (Biography & Memoir). The author was also interviewed on the December 29, 2013 edition of the Inside the New York Times Book Review Podcast. Picador published the book on December 24, 2013.

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

January 10, 2014

Jennifer Percy’s DEMON CAMP is an Amazon Best Book of the Month (Biography & Memoir) and was featured in articles by the New York Post and Washington Times discussing exorcism and PTSD. Scribner will publish the book on January 14, 2014.

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

January 10, 2014

Dinaw Mengestu was interviewed on “This Week In Fiction” on The New Yorker blog for his story published in the magazine, “The Paper Revolution.” The story is an excerpt from his forthcoming book, ALL OUR NAMES, which Knopf will publish on March 4, 2014.

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

January 10, 2014

James Scott’s THE KEPT is named the January featured debut on Amazon, a top 10 book of the month, and is an Amazon Editor’s Best Book of the Month pick (Mystery/Thriller/Suspense). Picador published the book on January 7, 2013.

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

December 19, 2013

Ted Thompson’s THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS received a starred review in Booklist, which said of the “assured, compassionate first novel”: “With pitch-perfect prose and endearingly melancholy characters, Thompson offers up a heartbreaking vision of an ailing family and country.” Little, Brown will publish the book on March 25, 2014.

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

November 22, 2013

Jennifer Percy’s DEMON CAMP was reviewed in Publishers Weekly, which said, “Tropes surrounding veterans in the public discourse mask the reality of warfare, but Percy peels back the gauze, revealing deeply wounded individuals….Her sharp, unadorned writing captures the rawness of the congregants’ lives, the permeability of the borderline between reality and imagination.” Scribner will publish the book on January 14, 2014.

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

November 22, 2013

Dinaw Mengestu’s ALL OUR NAMES received a starred, first-page review in Publishers Weekly and was named the PW Pick of the Week: “Mengestu evokes contrasting landscapes but focuses on his characters..who are all caught in a cycle of connection and disruption, engagement and abandonment, hope and disillusion.” Knopf will publish the book on March 4, 2014.