HOLD STILL by Sally Mann

HOLD STILL by Sally Mann

September 18, 2015

Sally Mann’s acclaimed memoir was named on the longlist for the National Book Award in the non-fiction category. Little Brown published the book on May 12, 2015.

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

September 14, 2015

THE GREAT GLASS SEA was named as one of six fiction finalists for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Grove published the book in paperback on June 2, 2015.

THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS by Sunjeev Sahota

THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS by Sunjeev Sahota

July 31, 2015

Sunjeev Sahota’s debut novel is one of the 13 titles on the longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Picador has already published the book in the UK and Knopf will publish the book in the U.S. on March 1, 2016….

Namwali Serpell

July 9, 2015

Namwali Serpell was awarded the 2015 Caine Prize for African writing for her story “The Sack” and becomes the first Zambian writer to win the prestigious prize. She will be splitting the £10,000 cash prize with all the shortlisted writers. “The Sack” explores the power struggle between two men, one very ill, and the woman who came between them. The South African writer Zoë Wicomb, who chaired the judging panel, called it “formally innovative, stylistically stunning, haunting and enigmatic in its effects”…

THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

July 7, 2015

Tracy O’Neill’s debut novel about an aspiring figure skater who suffers from a career-ending injury has been long-listed for the Center For Fiction First Novel Prize. Ig Publishing published the book on June 9, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

A COLDER WAR by Charles Cumming

A COLDER WAR by Charles Cumming

June 5, 2015

A COLDER WAR won the eDunnit award at CrimeFest. St. Martin’s Press published the book on August 5th, 2014.

BOY ON ICE by John Branch

BOY ON ICE by John Branch

May 14, 2015

John Branch’s book about the life and death of hockey star Derek Boogaard has won the PEN/ESPN award for Literary Sports Writing. W.W. Norton published the book October 1, 2014.

Jungleland

Chris Stewart

April 30, 2015

Chris Stewart, author of JUNGLELAND, is part of the team of Wall Street Journal reporters who won a Pulitzer Prize in the investigative category. The staff won for the paper’s “Medicare Unmasked” series that provided Americans “unprecedented access to previously confidential data on the motivations and practices of their health care providers.” The Journal’s stories came after a prolonged legal fight that led the government to release the data. JUNGLELAND was published by Harper on January 8, 2013.

SPARTA by Roxanna Robinson

SPARTA by Roxanna Robinson

April 17, 2015

Roxanna Robinson’s, SPARTA was shortlisted for the IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. The award is notable for being the most valuable literary award for a single work of fiction in English with a price of €100,000 going to the winner. Farrar, Straus & Giroux first published the book on June 4, 2013.

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

April 10, 2015

Lin Enger’s High Divide is shortlisted for the Maine Reader’s Choice Award. Algonquin published the book on September 23, 2014.