A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

May 10, 2013

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN received a glowing review in the May 5 New York Times Book Review. The reviewer Helen Oyemymi praised Ausubel for “the measured elegance of her prose” and noted that “the dismay of coming to the final page is easily combated by following the example of Ausubel’s characters and beginning all over again.” Riverhead published the book May 2, 2013.

HARVARD SQUARE by André Aciman

HARVARD SQUARE by André Aciman

May 10, 2013

HARVARD SQUARE by André Aciman received glowing praise in the New York Times Sunday Book Review May 5: “His sentences call to mind the late work of V.S. Naipaul: comfortable, unforced, conversational, unafraid.” The New York Observer called the book “a delicately poignant interplay of desire and memory, and is Mr. Aciman at his greatest.” W.W. Norton published the book April 8, 2013.

MONTARO CAINE by Sidney Poitier

MONTARO CAINE by Sidney Poitier

May 10, 2013

The May 6, 2013 edition of Publishers Weekly has an Author Profile of Sidney Poitier talking about his novel MONTARO CAINE. Spiegel and Grau will publish the book on May 7, 2013.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

May 10, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN is a Daily Beast ‘Hot Read’, a Huffington Post ‘Book We’re Talking About This Week,’ an Apple iBookstore ‘Best Book of the Month,’ and this month’s The New Yorker blog’s top ‘Book to Watch Out For,’ which notes, “Ausubel applies her spacious imagination to the subjects of sex, birth, growth, and death.”

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

May 10, 2013

Carlene Bauer’s FRANCES AND BERNARD received a positive review from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which said: “With wonderful writing, elegant, pithy and witty…There is much to admire in this smart, ambitious, debut novel.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book February 5, 2013.

THIS IS HOW YOU DIE by David Malki!, Matthew Bennardo, Ryan North

THIS IS HOW YOU DIE by David Malki!, Matthew Bennardo, Ryan North

May 10, 2013

David Malki!, Matthew Bennardo & Ryan North‘s THIS IS HOW YOU DIE received a positive review in Kirkus, calling the book “funny, frightening, clever.” Grand Central will publish the book July 16, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

May 3, 2013

Max Barry’s LEXICON received a starred Booklist’s which raves that LEXICON is “an absolutely first-rate, suspenseful thriller with convincing characters who invite readers’ empathy and keep them turning pages until the satisfying conclusion.” Penguin Press will publish the hardcover June 18th, 2013.

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

May 3, 2013

Susan Choi’s MY EDUCATION received a starred review in the May 1 issue of Library Journal: “As with her previous novels, Choi’s talent resides in her densely layered prose and her slowing down the pace to draw readers into the inner worlds of her characters. The result is a deeply human tale of intentional mistakes, love and lust, and the search for a clearer vision of one’s self.” Viking will publish the book July 1, 2013.

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

April 26, 2013

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN’s Bee Ridgway was interviewed in USA Today. In the fascinating article she discusses her writing processes and the importance (or lack thereof) of genres. Ridgway, the article praises, “blends several genres — historical fiction, romance and fantasy — into her debut novel, The River of No Return, and makes them play well with each other.” Dutton published the book April 23, 2013.

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

April 26, 2013

David Shields was interviewed in The Believer magazine, which asked him about the creative and critical influences behind HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE.” Knopf published the book February 5, 2013.