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.

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.