ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

August 2, 2013

Lucy Corin’s ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES was reviewed in Kirkus, which called it “experimental, postmodern and quirky.” McSweeney’s will publish the book on August 13, 2013.

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

July 29, 2013

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh was praised in the New York Times Sunday Book Review: “With her colorful new biography…, Julie Kavanagh exposes the tawdry reality behind her heroine’s legend.” Knopf published the book June 11, 2013.

THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS by Andrew Sean Greer

THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS by Andrew Sean Greer

July 29, 2013

THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS by Andrew Sean Greer received accolades in The New York Times Sunday Book Review: “Elegiac in tone, this tale of time travel, loss and compromise is as precisely engineered as a Swiss watch… Greer… manages the complexities of this temporal round robin with precision and panache.” Ecco published the book June 25, 2013.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

July 29, 2013

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING was named a must-read by the Sunday Times and reviewed by The Guardian, the Independent, and the New Statesman. The Independent said, “Laing is a fine and stylish travel writer, with a sharp eye for passing detail and an acute ear for oddly amusing conversations.” The New Statesman called it “a nuanced portrait – via biography, memoir, analysis – of the urge of the hyperarticulate to get raving drunk.”

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

July 29, 2013

Charlie Smith’s MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS was reviewed by the Free Lance-Star, which said, “Novelist Lorrie Moore has called Smith a writer of ‘appalling brilliance.’ Rick Moody calls him ‘one of the very best prose writers in contemporary letters.’ And it’s no wonder. He writes like an angel with a broken heart.” Harper Perennial published the book on July 2, 2013.

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

July 29, 2013

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN was given an illustrated review by Kevin Thompson on The Rumpus: “These are stories of factotums and fuck-ups: missed opportunities, bad roommates, and good fast food. They’re about the kind of men men are while on their way to becoming the men they’d like to be.” Simon & Schuster published the book on February 19, 2013.

MY 1980S AND OTHER ESSAYS by Wayne Koestenbaum

MY 1980s AND OTHER ESSAYS by Wayne Koestenbaum

July 29, 2013

Wayne Koestenbaum’s MY 1980’s AND OTHER ESSAYS is a notable new release in Time Magazine, which said, “Cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum casts his anxious, enviable intellect at such figures as Sigmund Freud, Brigitte Bardot, Diane Arbus and Debbie Harry.” Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on August 13, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

July 19, 2013

LEXICON by Max Barry continues to receive accolades and great reviews. Time Out New York gives it 4 stars and raves that “Barry has a gift for spinning complicated plots that aren’t weighed down by their intricacies. His prose here is dark and incisive, and he creates sympathetic (and often quite funny) characters.” In their review, The Washington Post called the book “an extremely slick and readable thriller.” Penguin Press published the hardcover June 18, 2013.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

July 19, 2013

Rilla Askew discussed her novel KIND OF KIN with Mariella Frostrup on BBC, who is offering a free PDF of the book’s first chapter online. KIND OF KIN was also reviewed by the BookBag, who said of the book, “Askew manages to interweave events seamlessly, making for a smooth and fast-paced read. In the end, Askew’s tale stands as a nod to the ties that bind, protect and see us through the hard times.” Ecco published the book this January 8, 2013.

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

July 19, 2013

Charlie Smith’s MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS was reviewed by The Millions, which said: “Men in Miami Hotels is lyrical in that it is beautiful and that it is composed by a person with high poetic sensibilities. Charlie Smith is a prolific poet; not only is his writing poetic, his characters are all poets in spirit if not occupation.” Harper Perennial published the book on July 2, 2013.