A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

July 19, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was reviewed in The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, which called it a “wonderfully strange, often humorous short story collection.” Riverhead published the book on May 2, 2013.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

July 19, 2013

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING was reviewed by The Sunday Times, Scotland on Sunday, and The List. Scotland on Sunday called it “a triumphant exercise in creative reading,” while the Sunday Times noted the book’s “brilliance and originality.” The List said, “The Trip To Echo Spring is a nuanced and heartbreaking book.” Picador will publish the book on December 24, 2013.

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

July 12, 2013

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN was reviewed in Parenting Magazine, which said, “Pick it up if you need a wise, funny story of hope when you felt all was lost.” Touchstone published the book on April 2, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

July 12, 2013

Max Barry’s fifth novel, LEXICON, was featured in Vogue among the best mystery reads of the summer. Penguin Press published the hardcover June 18th.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

July 12, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement, Buffalo News, and The Jewish Week. The Buffalo News said, “This is one of the best books of the season, of any genre,” calling it “a great story told in writing that is clear and powerful … simple and stunning.” The Jewish Week called it “a beautifully written book” and “ a top notch thriller.”

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

July 12, 2013

Stuart Nadler’s WISE MEN was named one of Amazon’s “Best Books of the Year, So Far” in the Literature and Fiction category. In her review posted February 1, Amazon’s Editorial Director Sara Nelson called it “A truly Great American Novel.” Reagan Arthur Books published the book on February 5, 2013.

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

July 12, 2013

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson is a Chicago Tribune “Editor’s Choice” book: “Robinson has transformed the coming home experience into an emotionally resonant novel that stabs readers in the heart, even as they marvel at its beautiful language and rhythm.” Sarah Crichton Books (FSG) published the book June 4, 2013.

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

July 12, 2013

Charlie Smith’s MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS was reviewed in the Miami Herald and the L Magazine and was named a Best Book of the Month by Amazon in the literature and fiction category. The Miami Herald called it “peerless,” noting that, “In Smith’s masterfully lyrical prose, what could have been a simple pulpy adventure becomes a rewarding, and even challenging, examination of time, fate and fatalism that recalls the best of work Denis Johnson or Robert Stone.”

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

July 12, 2013

Susan Choi will be reading from her newly published novel MY EDUCATION at Powerhouse Arena on July 17 at 7pm at 37 Main Street in Brooklyn. In addition, MY EDUCATION was recently reviewed by Meg Wolitzer for NPR, who raves that “The writing in this novel is masterful—but the book did something to me emotionally, too…It was the excitement of reading a writer whose work reminds you –actually educates you—about the power of a really good novel.”

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

July 12, 2013

Adam Rutherford’s CREATION was reviewed on the front page of the Wall Street Journal’s Books section, calling him an “expert storyteller” and saying, “Mr. Rutherford takes an informed stand against the unthinking opponents of genetic engineering…His arguments are clear and compelling but not easily summarized in abbreviated form.” Penguin published the book on June 13, 2013.