SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

April 7, 2017

Jaroslav Kalfar’s “zany first novel” SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA receives a full page review in the New York Times Book Review, which writes, “For all the strangeness of outer space, it is the writing about his home village, the place to which he longs to return and perhaps never can, that beats strongest in this wry, melancholy book.”

STEPHEN FLORIDA by Gabe Habash

STEPHEN FLORIDA by Gabe Habash

April 7, 2017

Publishers Weekly lauded Habash’s debut STEPHEN FLORIDA in a starred review as “A striking, original, and coarsely poetic portrayal of a young man’s athletic and emotional quest.” Coffee House Press will publish the book June 6, 2017….

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

March 27, 2017

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar received a review from Barnes & Noble, who writes, “Such bravura metaphysical insights, matched with Realpolitik drama, might very well propel Spaceman of Bohemia into the realm traversed by The Martian and other tales for novice travelers and seasoned astronauts alike.”

GRACE NOTES by Katey Sagal

GRACE NOTES by Katey Sagal

March 27, 2017

People Magazine and Library Journal have reviewed Katey Sagal’s new memoir, Grace Notes. Library Journal calls the book “for fans of Sagal as well as those who want to understand the underlying battles of women artists.” Gallery publishes the book on March 21, 2017…

MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE by Matthew Sullivan

MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE by Matthew Sullivan

March 27, 2017

Kirkus reviewed MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE, saying of the novel “an intriguingly dark, twisty story and eccentric characters make this book a standout.” Barnes & Noble also named the book as one of 20 of their Summer 2017 Discover Great New Writers Selections. Scribner will publish the book June 13, 2017…

SOUPY LEAVES HOME by Cecil Castellucci, illustrated by Jose Pimienta

SOUPY LEAVES HOME by Cecil Castellucci, illustrated by Jose Pimienta

March 27, 2017

Booklist reviewed SOUPY LEAVES HOME, saying “a mix of metaphysics and historical fiction, Castellucci’s story doesn’t allow either to overtake the other… the story definitely leaves contemplative readers with much to savor.” Dark Horse will publish the book on April 19, 2017…

DEAR CYBORGS by Eugene Lim

DEAR CYBORGS by Eugene Lim

March 27, 2017

Eugene Lim’s forthcoming novel DEAR CYBORGS was reviewed in Kirkus, which called it “[An] entertaining reflection on art, resistance, heroes, and villains… eerily reflective of our fractured times, darting from subject to subject with the speed of a mouse click. A colorful meditation on friendship and creation nested within a fictional universe.” FSG Originals will publish DEAR CYBORGS on June 6, 2017…

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

March 17, 2017

Rachel Khong’s forthcoming debut novel GOODBYE, VITAMIN is a great book for dudes according to Library Journal, which asks, “Can sadness be sweet?” The answer is, “Yes, in the hands of Khong, who turns a swirl of lemons into lemondrops.” Henry Holt will publish GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 11, 2017…

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

March 17, 2017

Jess Arndt’s short story collection LARGE ANIMALS receives a review from Publishers Weekly, which writes, “Arndt’s short stories are delicious flights of fancy, or obsession, or fertile curiosity—or, more accurately, some beguiling combination of all three… This is a playful and provocative collection, full of sly, deft turns of phrase and striking imagery.” Kirkus writes, “Reading Arndt is like walking toward a shimmering desert mirage and being met with a cloud of acid instead of an oasis of cool water… A deeply transgressive, riveting shot out of the gate. Arndt is one to watch.” Catapult will publish the book on May 9, 2017….

300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso

300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso

February 17, 2017

Rachel Syme wrote a wonderful review of 300 ARGUMENTS in The New Republic, lauding it as “powerful” and “intensely personal.” The book was also reviewed by Joshua James Amberson in the Portland Mercury who raved “I wanted to gift it to everyone I know, read it aloud to strangers on the bus, and transcribe it by hand in its entirety like a holy text,” Graywolf published the book February 7, 2016.