NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

April 26, 2013

Ramona Ausubel is shortlisted for the 2013 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US. The award is given to an outstanding debut novel by a writer who has “invented their own compasses and created characters, plots, and voices to enliven the common hours… this writer has achieved something notable and enduring: art.” Riverhead published the book February 2, 2012.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

April 19, 2013

Robert Caro was named as the winner of the 2013 Mark Lynton History Prize by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, for his book THE PASSAGE OF POWER: THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON. He will be presented with the award, along with other winners and finalists of the J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards, on May 7, 2013 at a ceremony at Columbia University. Knopf published the book May 1, 2012.

Sunjeev Sahota

Sunjeev Sahota

April 19, 2013

Sunjeev Sahota has been named one of Granta’s 20 Best of Young British Novelists. The honor is given every 10 years by the London-based literary magazine, which describes the list as “the future of literature in Britain.” In a short introduction, Salman Rushdie praised Sahota’s work, saying “I read this piece without knowing its title or the writer’s name (both Top Secret at the time) but the talent couldn’t be redacted. There it is on every page, strong, fresh and true. I look forward to reading more.”

THE BLACK COUNT by Tom Reiss

THE BLACK COUNT by Tom Reiss

April 16, 2013

Tom Reiss’s THE BLACK COUNT: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo has won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. The New York Times Book Review, one of many to praise the book, called Reiss’ work “fascinating…a richly imaginative biography.” Crown published the book September 18, 2012.

Xiaolu Guo

Granta Best Young British Novelist’s List

April 16, 2013

Authors Xiaolu Guo and Sunjeev Sahota have both made Granta Best Young British Novelist’s List. The London based literary magazine recognizes and honors twenty writers that they believe to be “the future of literature in Britain.” Xialou Guo’s most recent novel to be published in the U.S. is “Twenty Fragments of a Ravenous Youth” was published by Nan A. Talese on August 5, 2008. Sunjeev Sahota first novel, “Ours are the Streets,” was published by Picador on September 1, 2011.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

April 12, 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER: THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON was awarded the New-York Historical Society’s annual American History Book Prize, to be presented Friday, April 12. Knopf published the book May 1, 2012.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

April 12, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s was long listed for the 2013 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Riverhead will publish the book May 2, 2013.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

April 12, 2013

Manuel Gonzales was long listed for the 2013 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

RODIN’S DEBUTANTE by Ward Just

RODIN’S DEBUTANTE by Ward Just

March 15, 2013

Ward Just was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters this year, one of only three new members. His latest novel RODIN’s DEBUTANTE was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on March 1, 2011.