EXTREME MEDICINE by Kevin Fong

EXTREME MEDICINE by Kevin Fong

February 14, 2014

Kevin Fong was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross about EXTREME MEDICINE, which was also excerpted in Wired and reviewed in the March issue of Discover Magazine. Discover said, “Fong…weaves firsthand, nail-biting ER experiences with gripping historical narrative…He offers tantalizing ideas about surviving long-term space travel and other possibilities that await us in our relentless quest to explore.” The book was published by Penguin on February 6, 2014.

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

February 14, 2014

James Scott was interviewed on WNYC’s the Leonard Lopate show for his debut novel THE KEPT. The book was published by Harper on January 7, 2014.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

February 14, 2014

Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN was nominated for The Salt Lake County Library System semi-annual Reader’s Choice Award. The Salt Lake County Library System is the largest in Utah, serving over 650,000 residents, through 18 libraries. The book was published by Ecco on January 1, 2013.

THE GREAT CONVERGENCE by Kishore Mahbubani

THE GREAT CONVERGENCE by Kishore Mahbubani

February 7, 2014

Kishore Mahbubani has been long-listed for the Lionel Gelber Prize for his book THE GREAT CONVERGENCE: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World. William Thorsell, Jury Chair, says about the long-listed books: “These are books of striking originality and insight…Readers seeking to better comprehend the roots and course of our international system will be deeply indebted to these authors.” PublicAffairs published the book on February 5, 2013.

CHANCE by Kem Nunn

CHANCE by Kem Nunn

February 7, 2014

The February issue of Los Angeles magazine features a profile of novelist Kem Nunn. The book was also selected by Amazon as one of the Best Books for February 2014. His new novel, CHANCE will be published by Scribner on February 18, 2014.

AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

February 7, 2014

AMERICAN ROMANTIC, the new novel by Ward Just, was reviewed in the February 1, 2014 issue of Kirkus Reviews. The review praises the “beautifully descriptive story” and calls the book “Another brilliant novel from Just: wise, introspective and full of humanity.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book on April 1, 2014.

JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE by Robert Hilburn

JOHNNY CASH: THE LIFE by Robert Hilburn

January 31, 2014

Robert Hilburn’s JOHNNY CASH: The Life is one of the winning non-fiction titles on the 2014 Notable Books List from Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association. The list is an annual literary award that identifies outstanding and noteworthy fiction, nonfiction and poetry for adult readers. We’re pleased to report that has been included. Little, Brown and Company published the book on October 29, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

January 31, 2014

During its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, The American Library Association made Max Barry’s book is a recipient of the Alex Award for the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences. Penguin Press published the book on June 18, 2013.

Diane Johnson, FLYOVER LIVES

Diane Johnson, FLYOVER LIVES

January 31, 2014

Diane Johnson was interviewed on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday about her new memoir, FLYOVER LIVES. Viking published the book on January 16, 2014.

SHARDS by Ismet Prcic

Ismet Prcic

January 31, 2014

Ismet Prcic’s “Imperial Dreams,” a feature film co-written with Matt Vitthal about an ex-con trying to reconnect with his son, won the Best of Next audience award at Sundance Film Festival. Prcic’s award-winning novel SHARDS was published by Grove Atlantic on October 4, 2011.