STEPHEN FLORIDA by Gabe Habash

STEPHEN FLORIDA by Gabe Habash

January 5, 2018

Habash’s debut STEPHEN FLORIDA was selected as an NPR Great Read of 2017, with critic Michael Schaub lauding it as “brilliant debut novel.” Coffee House Press published the book June 6.

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

January 5, 2018

“Like the best short story collections, The Dark Dark chews on some delicious, evergreen themes in extraordinary ways” writes Carmen Maria Machado of Samantha Hunt’s THE DARK DARK, an NPR Great Read of 2017 selection. Farrar, Straus & Giroux published the book on July 18, 2017.

300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso

300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso

January 5, 2018

“The whole conceit of the book is so original that you’ll enjoy the thrill of its sharp turns as it steers you through the unexpected territory each of the 300 Arguments brings up,” writes Meghan Keane for NPR of 300 ARGUMENTS, which has been selected as an NPR Great Read of 2017. Graywolf published the book February 7, 2016.

THE LAST KID LEFT by Rosecrans Baldwin

THE LAST KID LEFT by Rosecrans Baldwin

January 5, 2018

Rosecrans Baldwin’s THE LAST KID LEFT is an NPR Great Read of 2017, “a witch-hunt story for our age of witch hunts.” MCD, Sean McDonald’s new imprint at FSG, published the book June 6, 2017.

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

December 14, 2017

Rachel Khong’s debut novel GOODBYE, VITAMIN is one of Buzzfeed’s 24 Best Fiction Books of the year, as well as one of Nylon’s Best Fiction Books of 2017. Henry Holt published GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 11, 2017.

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

December 14, 2017

Samantha Hunt’s acclaimed book of stories THE DARK DARK is one of Buzzfeed’s 24 Best Fiction Books of the year, as well as one of Nylon’s Best Fiction Books of 2017. Farrar Straus & Giroux published THE DARK DARK on July 18, 2017.

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

December 14, 2017

Jess Arndt’s short story collection LARGE ANIMALS is one of Buzzfeed’s 24 Best Fiction Books of the year. Catapult published LARGE ANIMALS on May 9, 2017.

THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE by Katherine Arden

THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE by Katherine Arden

December 8, 2017

The audio edition of Katherine Arden’s debut fantasy novel by was named the best Fantasy novel of 2017 by Audible. Sam, the editor at Audible in his recommendation says “Listening to the novel is reminiscent of listening to a classic fairy tale… The Bear and the Nightingale offered one of the most captivating journeys for listeners this year.” Del Rey published the book on June 27, 2017. The sequel to the book, THE GIRL IN THE TOWER, was published by Del Rey on December 5, 2017.

STICKY FINGERS by Joe Hagan

STICKY FINGERS by Joe Hagan

December 8, 2017

Two of the New York Times daily book critics, Dwight Garner & Janet Maslin named Joe Hagan’s biography of Jann Wenner one of the Best Books of 2017. Dwight Garner writes “Hagan has delivered a graceful, confident, dispassionately reported and deeply well-written biography. It’s a big book, one that no one will wish longer, but its chapters move past like a crunching collection of singles and not a thumb-sucking double album. It’s a joy to read and feels built to last.”

bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward

bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward

December 8, 2017

Yrsa Daley-Ward, author of the poetry collection bone, is in excellent company on Dazed’s list of Black Female Poets You Need to Know. Yrsa also participated in Medium’s 2017 Words that Matter, writing about ‘energy.’ Penguin Books published bone on September 26, 2017.