Andrew Aciman, Harvard Square

Andrew Aciman

March 17, 2014

Andre Aciman’s essay “Are You Listening?: Conversations with my Deaf Mother” was published in the March 17, 2014 issue of the New Yorker. W.W. Norton will publish the paperback edition of his most recent novel HARVARD SQUARE on April 1, 2014.

DARK INVASION by Howard Blum

DARK INVASION by Howard Blum

March 17, 2014

Howard Blum’s DARK INVASION on the New York Times Hardcover best seller list at #21. Harper published the book February 11, 2014.

"SNOW" by Shelley Jackson

"SNOW" by Shelley Jackson

February 14, 2014

Shelley Jackson’s “Snow,” a story in progress written entirely in snow, grabbed media attention with the live debut of its Instagram account (@snowshelleyjackson). Slate said, “Shelley Jackson has another way for you to enjoy the snow without braving the cold.” In addition to some beautiful and impressive handwriting, the story itself is both thematically apt and quite lovely.” Gothamist said, “At least someone is turning all of this snow into an opportunity.”

Stuart Woods, STANDUP GUY

Stuart Woods, STANDUP GUY

January 24, 2014

STANDUP GUY, Stuart Woods 28th Stone Barrington novel, will debut at number 4 on the New York Times Hardcover bestseller list and number 6 on the Combined Print and E-book bestseller list for the for the week of January 26, 2014. Putnam published the book on January 7, 2014.

Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman

January 24, 2014

Elliot Ackerman published an essay in The Daily Beast called “The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi,” about “breaking bread with a former adversary.” His novel GREEN ON BLUE is forthcoming from Scribner.

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

January 24, 2014

FRANCES AND BERNARD was featured by Rene Steinke in the BookForum article “Flannery O’Connor, Faith, and Fiction.” She says “this epistolary novel gathers power and momentum as the correspondence between the characters..becomes more fraught…Bauer does an amazing job of dramatizing the journey of this friendship, each voice a convincingly particular evocation of a literary and religious imagination.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book February 5, 2013.

Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman

January 17, 2014

Elliot Ackerman published an essay about his experiences as a Marine in Fallujah in The New Republic. His novel GREEN ON BLUE is forthcoming from Scribner.

Rilla Askew, KIND OF KIN

Rilla Askew

January 17, 2014

Rilla Askew published the essay “The Tornado That Hit Boggy” in TriQuarterly. Her latest book, KIND OF KIN, was published by Ecco on January 8, 2013.

Shelley Jackson

Shelley Jackson

January 17, 2014

Writer and artist Shelley Jackson (Patchwork Girl, Half Life, Skin) has launched her newest project, “Snow,” which was covered in the Los Angeles Times. “What would we do without Shelley Jackson?” asks David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times Book Critic. “Snow” consists of a story inscribed entirely in snow which is available as a Flickr stream.

Danielle Steel, WINNERS

Danielle Steel

January 10, 2014

Danielle Steel has been awarded the prestigious French Legion of Honor joining other Americans who received the award such as Julia Child and Bob Dylan. Her most recent novel, WINNERS, was published by Delacorte Press on October 29, 2013.