THE RESURRECTIONIST by E.B. Hudspeth

THE RESURRECTIONIST by E.B. Hudspeth

May 24, 2013

On Monday, June 17th from 7PM -9PM there will be a signing, exhibition and discussion to celebrate the launch of E.B. Hudspeth’s, THE RESURRECTIONIST hosted by Aaron Sagers of CNN.com at The PowerHouse Arena (37 Main St. in Brooklyn NY 11201). Quirk published the book May 21, 2013.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

May 24, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was reviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle and the Boston Globe, while the author was interviewed in Los Angeles Magazine and Flavorwire. The Boston Globe called the book “epiphanic,” “carefully wrought,” and “ambitious,” noting that it “makes you feel as if you have emerged from a concert of atonal music, every object in the world momentarily transformed by Ausubel’s gloriously eccentric vision.”

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

May 24, 2013

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN was chosen by Motherlode Magazine for one of the best books of the summer season to give to your mother. Amy Shearn has also been chosen as a Target “Emerging Author,” and her book will be featured in the franchise’s display in stores around the country. Touchstone published the book on April 2, 2013.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

May 24, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT is one of the five books on the NYPost’s list of “Required Reading.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book May 21, 2013.

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

May 24, 2013

Charlie Smith’s MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS was reviewed in Kirkus, calling it an “offbeat crime story” with a “wild and woolly” plot. Harper Perennial will publish the book on July 2, 2013.

ECSTATIC NATION: CONFIDENCE, CRISIS, AND COMPROMISE, 1848-1877 by Brenda Wineapp

ECSTATIC NATION: CONFIDENCE, CRISIS, AND COMPROMISE, 1848-1877 by Brenda Wineapple

May 17, 2013

ECSTATIC NATION: CONFIDENCE, CRISIS, AND COMPROMISE, 1848-1877 by Brenda Wineapple was pick of the week in Publishers Weekly and received a starred review, which raved that “Acclaimed biographer Wineapple..gracefully choreographs a staggering number of primary sources, weaving disparate voices together into one revelatory thread.”

TIGER RAG by Nicholas Christopher

TIGER RAG by Nicholas Christopher

May 17, 2013

Nicholas Christopher’s TIGER RAG has received positive reviews from The Washington Post, GQ.com, The Toronto Star, Associated Press, The Daily Beast, Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and The New York Post. The Washington Post raves, “you’ll love this ambitious, thoughtful novel.” The Dial Press published the book January 1, 2013.

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

May 17, 2013

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson received a starred review in Booklist: “Robinson tells tales of psychic maladies with spellbinding intensity and acute insight…Robinson’s diligently researched and profoundly realized tale of a warrior’s trauma and his family’s struggle to help him is a beautifully incisive, respectful, suspenseful, and indicting drama of our failure to grasp the full toll of war.” Sarah Crichton Books/FSG will publish the book June 4, 2013.

MONTARO CAINE by Sidney Poitier

MONTARO CAINE by Sidney Poitier

May 10, 2013

The May 6, 2013 edition of USA TODAY says “Some might feel it’s quintessentially Poitier. Elegant, if a book can be elegant, with a bit of mystery and Caribbean flavor thrown in for good measure. Like his famed movie roles in Lilies of the Field and Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, he once again offers up a moving performance.” Spiegel and Grau published 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

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.