THE SNOWDEN FILES by Luke Harding

THE SNOWDEN FILES by Luke Harding

June 10, 2014

The Guardian announced that Oliver Stone will direct an adaption of Luke Harding’s book THE SNOWDEN FILES. Vintage published the book in the U.S. February 7, 2014.

Ramona Ausubel, A GUIDE TO BEING BORN

Ramona Ausubel

June 10, 2014

Ramona Ausubel’s short story “You Can Find Love Now” was published in summer fiction issue of The New Yorker, whose theme is love stories. Riverhead published Ausubel’s most recent book, A GUIDE TO BEING BORN, May 2, 2013.

April Bloomfield, A GIRL AND HER PIG

April Bloomfield

June 10, 2014

On June 13th, as part of a week-long celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the original Madision Square Park Shake Shake, they will be serving for one day only a limited edition burger created by April Bloomfield called The Breslin Burger. Her book A GIRL AND HER PIG was published by Ecco on April 10, 2012.

CHRIST THE LORD by Anne Rice

CHRIST THE LORD by Anne Rice

May 29, 2014

A film adaptation of Anne Rice’s novel CHRIST THE LORD: Out of Egypt produced by Enzo Sisti (Passion of the Christ) and distributed by Focus Features will begin filming this September in Italy. Knopf first published the book November 1, 2005.

Rilla Askew, KIND OF KIN

Rilla Askew

May 29, 2014

Rilla Askew’s essay “The Cost,” about the effects of stop and frisk on youth, was published in The Daily Beast. Rilla’s recent novel KIND OF KIN was published by Ecco on January 8, 2013.

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

May 16, 2014

Mr. Harris’ book celebrates 8 weeks on the NYT hardcover nonfiction list. IT books published the book in hardcover March 11, 2014.

THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS by Dinaw Mengetsu

THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS by Dinaw Mengetsu

May 16, 2014

Dinaw Mengestu’s THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS THAT HEAVEN BEARS has been nominated as one of the top four books for DC Reads: the annual Washington, DC “one city, one book” program. Residents of DC and its surrounding Maryland and Virginia counties are eligible to vote online or in one of the 50 designated locations between May 28 and June 30. Riverhead published the book March 1, 2007.

JOHNNY CASH: The Life  by Robert Hilburn

JOHNNY CASH: The Life by Robert Hilburn

May 16, 2014

Mr. Hilburn’s biography of Johnny Cash was named best book on country music, winning the Belmont Book Award…which is presented annually by Belmont college, the music business college in Nashville. Little Brown published the book on October 29, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

May 16, 2014

The paperback edition of LEXICON by Max Barry reached #12 on the “New Atlantic Indie Bestseller List” and #10 on the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association bestseller list. Penguin published the paperback edition April 1, 2014.

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

May 16, 2014

Dinaw Mengestu spoke to PBS NewsHour chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown about lost and found identities and colliding worlds in his novel ALL OUR NAMES. The segment aired on May 14. Knopf published the book on March 5, 2014.