THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

November 1, 2013

James Scott’s THE KEPT was reviewed in Booklist, which said, “This taut revenge tale, as gritty as any western, is also an unusual coming-of-age story and compelling saga of twisted secrets…Scott writes with sustained intensity and strong descriptive powers.” Harper will publish the book on January 7, 2014.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

November 1, 2013

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING was given a starred review in Booklist, which said, “Intently observant, curious, and empathetic, Laing, with shimmering detail and arresting insights, presents a beautifully elucidating and moving group portrait of writers enslaved by drink and redeemed.” Laing was also interviewed in Publisher’s Weekly about the relationship between writers and alcoholism. Picador will publish the book on December 24, 2013.

Rilla Askew, KIND OF KIN

Rilla Askew

November 1, 2013

Rilla Askew’s essay “Rhumba,” published in the January 2013 issue of Tin House, was mentioned in the New Yorker Blog, which said, “Askew’s poetic meditation on life in rattlesnake country also encompasses family, violence, and the unavoidable risks of life.” Her latest book KIND OF KIN was published by Ecco on January 8, 2013.

THE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER by Anne Rice

THE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER by Anne Rice

October 30, 2013

THE WOLVES OF MIDWINTER by Anne Rice is #9 on the New York Times Hardcover Best Sellers list for the week of November 3rd. Knopf published the novel on October 15, 2013.

DOING HARD TIME by Stuart Woods

DOING HARD TIME by Stuart Woods

October 25, 2013

DOING HARD TIME by Stuart Woods is at #2 on the combined print & e-book New York Times Bestseller list and #8 on the Hardcover list. Putnam published the book on October 8, 2013.

HERETICS AND HEROES by Thomas Cahill

HERETICS AND HEROES by Thomas Cahill

October 25, 2013

HERETICS AND HEROES by Thomas Cahill was reviewed in Booklist: “Although it is rigorously researched, the book abounds in the serendipities that make for the best fiction…The text is delightfully sprinkled with clever notes and asides as well as dozens of illustrative images and poems.” Nan A. Talese will publish the book October 29, 2013.

THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O’Brien

THE THINGS THEY CARRIED by Tim O’Brien

October 25, 2013

Audible’s new edition of O’Brien’s Pulitzer finalist, landmark collection about the soldiers who fought in the War in Vietnam has been recorded by Bryan Cranston. It will also feature Tim reading from his New York Times Magazine piece, The Vietnam in Me. This deluxe audio edition is a product of the new Playtone and Audible creative partnership and was released October 15th, 2013.

FLYOVER LIVES by Diane Johnson

FLYOVER LIVES by Diane Johnson

October 25, 2013

FLYOVER LIVES by Diane Johnson received a glowing review in Kirkus: “The unfailing deftness of the prose makes this book a pleasure.” Viking will publish the book January 16, 2014.

QUIET DELL by Jayne Anne Phillips

QUIET DELL by Jayne Anne Phillips

October 25, 2013

QUIET DELL by Jayne Anne Phillips received a rave review in the November issue of O Magazine: “Phillips blends fact and fiction in a darkly poetic way: The result is an absorbing novel that leaves us rooting for the heroine Emily becomes.” Scribner published the novel on October 15, 2013.

A. Scott Berg, WILSON

A. Scott Berg, WILSON

October 25, 2013

A. Scott Berg was on the October 22nd episode of THE COLBERT REPORT to talk about WILSON, his new biography of Woodrow Wilson. Putnam published the book on September 10, 2013.