THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

January 22, 2013

In their list “The Best of the Best Books of 2012,” a tabulation of over 50 “Best Books of 2012” lists, Robert A. Caro’s, THE PASSAGE OF POWER: THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON came in at number 3 on the nonfiction list and at number 6 on the overall list. Knopf published the book May 1, 2012.

Sarah Frisch

“Housebreaking” by Sarah Frisch

January 22, 2013

Sarah Frisch’s short story “Housebreaking,” from a forthcoming collection, was published in The Paris Review.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

January 22, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was named by The Millions as one of the year’s most anticipated books. Riverhead will publish the book in May 2013.

DARK INVASION by Howard Blum

January 18, 2013

DARK INVASION by Howard Blum has just been optioned in a deal with Warner Bros, former head of Paramount Pictures John Lesher, and Oscar-nominated Bradley Cooper, who will also star in the film. Crown will publish the book September 9, 2013.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

January 18, 2013

Inspired by Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES, Flavorwire compiled “10 Works of Literary Fantasy to Jump Start Your Imagination,” Black Balloon Publishing listed “5 Things Manuel Gonzales’s ‘The Miniature Wife’ Will Make You Do In Real Life,” and io9 published an online excerpt from the book, dubbing it “one of the year’s most acclaimed collections.” Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

Rachel Aviv

“The Science of Sex Abuse” and “Netherland” by Rachel Aviv

January 17, 2013

Rachel Aviv recently published two feature articles in the New Yorker: “The Science of Sex Abuse”, which was published in the 1/14/13 issue and “Netherland,” which was published in the 12/10/12 issue.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

January 17, 2013

In a cover profile story, The Austin Chronicle discusses Manuel Gonzales’ nonprofit writing and tutoring center, Austin Bat Cave, and calls his debut collection “a triumph of the form…a warped Chekhovian charm, at once grim and exhilarating.” In another profile story, The Rumpus interviews Gonzales for their book club, in a colorful discussion about subverting genre and building a believable fictional world. Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

January 17, 2013

David Shields’s HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was named by both Flavorwire and The Millions as one of the most anticipated books of 2013. Knopf will publish the book February 5, 2013.

THE GUARDIANS by Sarah Manguso

THE GUARDIANS by Sarah Manguso

January 4, 2013

Sarah Manguso’s THE GUARDIANS was chosen by Salon.com’s “What To Read Awards” as one of the Top 10 Books of 2012. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published the book February 28, 2012.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

January 4, 2013

Flavorwire has named Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN one of “10 New Must-Reads For January.” Ecco will publish the book January 8, 2013.