THE MINIATURE WIFE by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE by Manuel Gonzales

January 31, 2014

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE was named an “Outstanding 2013 Short Story Collection” by The Story Prize. Riverhead published the book on January 10, 2013.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

December 19, 2013

Olivia Laing, who was awarded the 2014 Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award, was featured in Publishers Weekly discussing the award. Of the Eccles Award, Laing said, “I’m absolutely delighted to be an Eccles Writer in Residence at the British Library. I always found it a very stimulating and inspiring place to work.” Picador will publish her first book THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING in the U.S. on December 24, 2013.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

December 6, 2013

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING has been shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Biography Award. In an official statement, the judges called it: “An enthralling meld of memoir, travelogue, literary biography and personal journey, which sends you eagerly back to the work of six troubled but brilliant US writers.” Picador will publish the book on December 24, 2013.

THE ABSENCE OF MERCY by John Burley

THE ABSENCE OF MERCY by John Burley

December 6, 2013

THE ABSENCE OF MERCY by John Burley has been selected as the Book of the Month Club’s National Black Ribbon winner, calling the title “a harrowing tale of suspense involving a brutal murder and dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of a placid, tight-knit Midwestern town.” William Morrow published the book on November 19, 2013.

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

November 22, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US has been nominated for the International Impac Dublin Award, which said, “Ausubel’s varying writing style of elegance and lyricism…making for a stunning debut with a moving narrative that underscores the importance of stories and the people who survive to tell them.” Riverhead published the book on March 15, 2012.

Olivia Laing, THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING

Olivia Laing

November 1, 2013

Olivia Laing was awarded the 2014 Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award. Now in its third year, the Award promotes awareness of the British Library collections relating to the USA and allows the recipient to use the collections to research their upcoming publications. Picador will publish Laing’s book THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING on December 24, 2013.

Joan Didion, BLUE NIGHTS

Joan Didion

September 13, 2013

The PEN Center USA awards have recognized Joan Didion with their lifetime achievement award. She will be presented the award by Harrison Ford in a ceremony in October.

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

September 13, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s NO ONE HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US won the 2013 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Fiction. Ausubel’s second book and first short story collection, A GUIDE TO BEING BORN, was published by Riverhead on May 2, 2013.

ELDERS by Ryan McIlvain

ELDERS by Ryan McIlvain

July 19, 2013

Ryan McIlvain’s ELDERS has been long listed for the 2013 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize. The prize is awarded to the best debut novel of the year by the Center For Fiction in conjunction with the American Booksellers Association (ABA), the not-for-profit trade association for independent booksellers. Hogarth published the book this March 5, 2013.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

July 19, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT has been longlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association 2013 John Creasey Dagger award, which honors the best crime novel by a previously unpublished novelist. In their official statement, the judges said, “Tension, humour, and tragedy are combined in this beautifully-written contribution to Nordic noir with a twist from an English-speaking author.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt released the book on May 21, 2013.