HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

April 19, 2013

David Shields’ HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was favorably reviewed in the London Evening Standard and the Huffington Post, which called the book “an amazing reading experience” and Shields a “maestro.” The London Evening standard called it “thoroughly rewarding.” Knopf published the book in February 2013.

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN

April 12, 2013

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN received rave reviews in The Boston Globe and was selected as a Best Book of the Week by Oprah.com, which said, “In this sly and wise new novel… Shearn captures both the beauty and the banality of parenthood.”

MONTARO CAINE by Sidney Poitier

MONTARO CAINE by Sidney Poitier

April 12, 2013

Sidney Poitier’s MONTARO CAINE received a positive review in Kirkus, calling it, “A pleasant surprise, elegantly written and keenly observed. Think of it, in a way, as a Little Prince for grown-ups, without the aeronautics.” Spiegel and Grau will publish the book on May 7, 2013.

FIRST SIGHT by Danielle Steel

FIRST SIGHT by Danielle Steel

April 12, 2013

Danielle Steel’s FIRST SIGHT received a positive Kirkus Review calling it, “A novel about love, in all its heartbreaking and splendid forms.” Delacorte Press will publish the book on July 16, 2013.

THE PHARMACIST’S MATE AND 8 by Amy Fusselman

THE PHARMACIST’S MATE AND 8 by Amy Fusselman

April 12, 2013

Amy Fusselman’s THE PHARMACIST’S MATE and 8, which have been re-released in a two-book format, were given a rave review in the Washington Post: “[The re-release] elevates the quality of the original, turning it into a deeper, more meaningful read.” The double-book package was published by McSweeney’s February 12, 2013.

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

April 12, 2013

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh was positively reviewed in Publishers Weekly: “Thanks to a talented author, this tragedy is a pleasure to read. Already praised as a biographer, Kavanagh intertwines the adventures of a famous courtesan with a fascinating period in Parisian history, with each scene spotlighting yet another titillating aspect of 1840s bohemia.” Knopf will publish the book June 11, 2013.

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

April 12, 2013

Adam Rutherford’s CREATION was recently published in the UK and has been praised by the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the Observer, which raved: “This is a brave and unusual book…the writing here is finely wrought, with virtuoso passages bringing to life the mundanity of a papercut…It is essential reading for anyone interested in the coming revolution.”

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

April 12, 2013

Andre Aciman’s HARVARD SQUARE was reviewed this week in several outlets. A positive review in The New York Times declared that, “André Aciman is a connoisseur of nostalgia, like a contemporary Proust.” The book was also glowingly reviewed in The Wall Street Journal, which raved that “it is so candid, so penetrating and so beautifully written that it can make you feel cut open, emotionally exposed.”

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

April 12, 2013

David Shields’ HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was positively reviewed in the Financial Times, The New Statesman, Washington Independent Review, Monterey County Weekly, Southern Bookman, and BookPage, which called the book “an original, intimate, energetic and fascinating exploration of self-discovery and the future of literature.”

IT’S ALL GOOD by Gwyneth Paltrow

IT’S ALL GOOD by Gwyneth Paltrow

April 2, 2013

Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow will be appearing at Williams-Sonoma in Los Angeles on April 5th and at Williams-Sonoma in New York on April 9th. In a recent review of IT’s ALL GOOD, Vogue called Gwyneth Paltrow, “the clean foodie godmother.”