A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

July 12, 2013

Ramona Ausubel was interviewed about A GUIDE TO BEING BORN in The Rumpus, which called the collection “hugely enjoyable and wildly inventive,” and which also noted that “each [story] is strange but beguiling, some even unsettling and deeply affecting.” Riverhead published the book on May 2, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

July 12, 2013

Max Barry’s fifth novel, LEXICON, was featured in Vogue among the best mystery reads of the summer. Penguin Press published the hardcover June 18th.

THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS by Andrew Sean Greer

THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS by Andrew Sean Greer

July 12, 2013

Andrew Sean Greer will be reading from his newly published novel THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS in these New York venues:

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

July 12, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was reviewed in the Times Literary Supplement, Buffalo News, and The Jewish Week. The Buffalo News said, “This is one of the best books of the season, of any genre,” calling it “a great story told in writing that is clear and powerful … simple and stunning.” The Jewish Week called it “a beautifully written book” and “ a top notch thriller.”

Amy Shearn

Amy Shearn

July 12, 2013

Amy Shearn, author of THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN, published “A Writer’s Mommy Guilt” in the New York Times, appearing in the print version of the July 7 New York Times Sunday Review and on the Opinionator blog online. Touchstone published THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN on April 2, 2013.

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

July 12, 2013

Stuart Nadler’s WISE MEN was named one of Amazon’s “Best Books of the Year, So Far” in the Literature and Fiction category. In her review posted February 1, Amazon’s Editorial Director Sara Nelson called it “A truly Great American Novel.” Reagan Arthur Books published the book on February 5, 2013.

Christy Wampole

July 12, 2013

Following the success of her November The New York Times piece “How to Live Without Irony”, we are pleased to announce the sale of her essay collection to Tim Duggan at HarperCollins.

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

July 12, 2013

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson is a Chicago Tribune “Editor’s Choice” book: “Robinson has transformed the coming home experience into an emotionally resonant novel that stabs readers in the heart, even as they marvel at its beautiful language and rhythm.” Sarah Crichton Books (FSG) published the book June 4, 2013.

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS by Charlie Smith

July 12, 2013

Charlie Smith’s MEN IN MIAMI HOTELS was reviewed in the Miami Herald and the L Magazine and was named a Best Book of the Month by Amazon in the literature and fiction category. The Miami Herald called it “peerless,” noting that, “In Smith’s masterfully lyrical prose, what could have been a simple pulpy adventure becomes a rewarding, and even challenging, examination of time, fate and fatalism that recalls the best of work Denis Johnson or Robert Stone.”

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

July 12, 2013

Susan Choi will be reading from her newly published novel MY EDUCATION at Powerhouse Arena on July 17 at 7pm at 37 Main Street in Brooklyn. In addition, MY EDUCATION was recently reviewed by Meg Wolitzer for NPR, who raves that “The writing in this novel is masterful—but the book did something to me emotionally, too…It was the excitement of reading a writer whose work reminds you –actually educates you—about the power of a really good novel.”