BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS by Stephen Emond

BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS by Stephen Emond

May 14, 2015

Kirkus has given BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS a starred review, stating that “Most impressive in this emotionally charged novel is the way each of the characters is fully imagined; they emerge as complex individuals who are shaped by a variety of factors and are not portrayed as simple heroes or villains. Readers will be left with plenty on their minds and in their hearts.” Roaring Brook Press will publish the novel on August 11, 2015.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough

May 8, 2015

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS received rave reviews in the New York Times & The Wall Street Journal. In the Times, Janet Maslin called it a “concise, exciting and fact-packed book” and the Wall Street Journal says “David McCullough has etched a brisk, admiring portrait of the modest, hardworking Ohioans who…solved the mystery of flight.” The author was also interviewed on Thursday, May 7th’s edition of The Charlie Rose Show. Simon & Schuster published the book on May 5, 2015.

THE CHINA COLLECTORS by Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac

THE CHINA COLLECTORS by Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac

May 8, 2015

THE CHINA COLLECTORS is a racy, panoramic read; a cultural adventure story with serious diplomatic implications.” Says The Economist.
Palgrave Macmillan published the hardcover March 10, 2015.

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

May 8, 2015

Maggie Nelson’s THE ARGONAUTS is a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice, and was reviewed by Jennifer Szalai for the newspaper. “So much writing about motherhood makes the world seem smaller after the child arrives, more circumscribed, as if in tacit fealty to the larger cultural assumptions about moms and domesticity; Nelson’s book does the opposite,” observes Szalai. Graywolf published the book on May 5, 2015.

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

May 1, 2015

Maggie Nelson’s THE ARGONAUTS is one of PW’s Best Summer Books and was reviewed in the Los Angeles Review of Books, which called it a “brilliant and poetically associative search” and said, “She does not bend genre so much as she refuses to bend her writing to meet genre’s demands, and it is that unbendingness that makes her work so fresh, compelling, dark, and intimate.”

ONGOINGNESS by Sarah Manguso

ONGOINGNESS by Sarah Manguso

April 30, 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.

RUST by Jonathan Waldman

RUST by Jonathan Waldman

April 17, 2015

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.

THE FRIENDSHIP OF CRIMINALS by Rob Glinski

THE FRIENDSHIP OF CRIMINALS by Rob Glinski

April 10, 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.

ONGOINGNESS by Sarah Manguso

ONGOINGNESS by Sarah Manguso

April 10, 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.

TO EXPLAIN THE WORLD by Steven Weinberg

TO EXPLAIN THE WORLD by Steven Weinberg

April 8, 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”