ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

ALL OUR NAMES by Dinaw Mengestu

January 10, 2014

Dinaw Mengestu was interviewed on “This Week In Fiction” on The New Yorker blog for his story published in the magazine, “The Paper Revolution.” The story is an excerpt from his forthcoming book, ALL OUR NAMES, which Knopf will publish on March 4, 2014.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

January 10, 2014

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING was reviewed on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, in the New York Times daily, The San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Salon, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. It was also named one of Flavorwire’s 10 Must-Read Books for January and is an Oxford American Editor’s Pick. The New York Times Book Review called the book “charming and gusto-driven,” while the Times Daily review called it “beguiling and incisive.”

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

January 10, 2014

James Scott’s THE KEPT is named the January featured debut on Amazon, a top 10 book of the month, and is an Amazon Editor’s Best Book of the Month pick (Mystery/Thriller/Suspense). Picador published the book on January 7, 2013.

THE MINIATURE WIFE by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

January 10, 2014

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE was reviewed in The Harvard Book Review, which called it a “vibrant debut collection” and said, “Gonzales has a remarkable ability to illustrate the fluidity of self…he powerfully represents the human instinct to put them back together—the human urge to understand and cope.” Riverhead published the book on January 10, 2013.

SHANNARA Series by Terry Brooks

SHANNARA Series by Terry Brooks

December 19, 2013

MTV will air a drama series based on Terry Brooks’ much beloved SHANNARA books. Jon Favreau is to direct the series, and Al Gough and Miles Millar, whose credits include Smallville, will write the script. Dan Farah and Terry Brooks will help produce. WITCH WRAITH, the most recent book in the long running Shannara series, was published by Random House on July 16, 2013.

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

December 19, 2013

Ted Thompson’s THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS received a starred review in Booklist, which said of the “assured, compassionate first novel”: “With pitch-perfect prose and endearingly melancholy characters, Thompson offers up a heartbreaking vision of an ailing family and country.” Little, Brown will publish the book on March 25, 2014.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

December 19, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was named one of the Books of the Year by the Economist and was also chosen as a Shelf-Awareness Top 10 Fiction Title of 2013. Said the Economist: “Not many authors succeed in being funny about dementia. This unusual thriller, with its memorable octogenarian hero, introduces a bold new voice in fiction that deserves to become better known.”

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

December 19, 2013

Olivia Laing, who was awarded the 2014 Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award, was featured in Publishers Weekly discussing the award. Of the Eccles Award, Laing said, “I’m absolutely delighted to be an Eccles Writer in Residence at the British Library. I always found it a very stimulating and inspiring place to work.” Picador will publish her first book THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING in the U.S. on December 24, 2013.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

December 19, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was named one of the 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2013 by Flavorwire, which said, “A Guide to Being Born highlighted the author’s versatility soon after the publication of her great debut novel, 2012′s No One Is Here Except All of Us.” Riverhead published the book on May 2, 2013.

THE MINIATURE WIFE by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE by Manuel Gonzales

December 18, 2013

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE was named one of the 10 Best Short Story Collections of 2013 by Flavorwire, which said, “A gifted and totally original storyteller, this Austin writer has the type of imagination and writing skills that will lure you in from the book’s first weird entry.” Riverhead published the book on January 10, 2013.