I AM CHINA by Xiaolu Guo

I AM CHINA by Xiaolu Guo

May 29, 2015

Xiaolu Guo, author of I AM CHINA, participated in PEN America’s Free Expression protest at the New York Public Library yesterday. Xiaolu was one of three Chinese writers brought to NYC and Washington DC by PEN to discuss the challenges in China to freedom of expression. In addition to the protest, she took part in two panels, one at the Council of Foreign Relations and another organized by PEN at the Lynn Redgrave Theater in NYC. Her latest novel I AM CHINA was published by Nan A. Talese on September 2, 2014.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough

May 21, 2015

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner David McCullough will debut at number 1 on both the Combined Hardcover & E-book Nonfiction and the Hardcover Nonfiction bestseller lists in Sunday’s New York Times Book Review. The book also debuted and number 4 on the USA Today bestseller list. In addition, the book was named one of the “Suggested Summer Books” by The Boston Globe. Simon & Schuster published the book on May 5th.

BEAUTY’S KINGDOM by A.N. Roquelaure

BEAUTY’S KINGDOM by A.N. Roquelaure

May 8, 2015

BEAUTY’S KINGDOM, the 4th novel in the Sleeping Beauty trilogy by Anne Rice writing as A.N Roquelaure, will debut at number 12 on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction bestseller list. Viking published the book on April 21, 2015.

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

May 8, 2015

Dan’s true story of how he tamed the voice in his head, reduced stress without losing his edge, and found self-help that actually works is now New York Times #11 in paperback nonfiction. IT books published the book in paperback December 30, 2014.

A GIRL AND HER GREENS by April Bloomfield

A GIRL AND HER GREENS by April Bloomfield

May 8, 2015

April Bloomfield’s lovely illustrated cookbook shares her recipes for her true love – vegetables. The New York Times notes, “There are no extra ingredients or unnecessary steps in her recipes, but she is unabashedly fussy about each component.” Ecco published the hard cover 4/21/15.

GREEN ON BLUE by Elliot Ackerman

GREEN ON BLUE by Elliot Ackerman

May 1, 2015

Elliot Ackerman’s GREEN ON BLUE is John Warner’s “top read of the year thus far,” cited in the Chicago Tribune. Scribner published the book on February 17, 2015.

Ryan Gravel

WHERE WE WANT TO LIVE by Ryan Gravel

May 1, 2015

Ryan Gravel, author of the forthcoming book WHERE WE WANT TO LIVE and urban designer, will be a panel member of The New York Times’s Cities of Tomorrow conference. Gravel’s 1999 master’s thesis became the basis for the Atlanta Beltline, a 22-mile greenway that is revitalizing the former industrial neighborhood of downtown Atlanta. The conference will be held in New York City from July 20th to 21st this summer. Palgrave Macmillan will publish the book in March 2016.

John H. Richardson

“The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker” by John H. Richardson

May 1, 2015

John H. Richardson has won the 2015 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism for his story in Esquire which tells the story of the last abortion clinic in Mississippi and the courageous evangelical doctor who works there. The Hillman Prize aims to support and foster investigative reporting and deep storytelling in service of the common good. Esquire published the piece in September, 2014.

REPORT FROM NUREMBERG by Harold Burson

REPORT FROM NUREMBERG by Harold Burson

April 30, 2015

REPORT FROM NUREMBERG has been selected by the Audie Judges in the Special Category of DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION. Audible’s audio edition was released November 19, 2013.

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

April 30, 2015

Maggie Nelson’s THE ARGONAUTS was featured as a “Hot Topic” in Publishers Weekly, which called the book “a disarmingly blushing work about trying to simultaneously embrace her identity, her marriage with nomadic transgender filmmaker Harry, and motherhood.” Graywolf publishes the book May 5, 2015.