THE AUDIES 2013

March 1, 2013

The Audies, an award honoring excellence in audiobooks, has nominated SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD by Robert McCammon for Fiction, PACIFIC CRUCIBLE by Ian Toll for History, THE CRISIS OF ZIONISM by Peter Beinart for Non-fiction, and SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM by Joan Didion for Short Stories/Collections.

PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

March 1, 2013

Simon & Schuster published PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK in hardcover on February 19, 2013. If you are in Los Angeles come see Jack Gray, with Kathy Griffin, at BOOK SOUP on March 5, 2013 @ 7:00 PM.

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

March 1, 2013

Bee Ridgway gives an interview about her debut novel, THE RIVER OF NO RETURN, to Bryn Mawr College’s Bryn Mawr Now. Dutton is publishing the book April 23, 2013.

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

March 1, 2013

SIDNEY SHELDON’s THE TIDES OF MEMORY goes on-sale from William Morrow, Sheldon’s longtime publisher, on April 3, 2013 (in hardcover, large print, audio and e-book format). This sweeping tale of loss and deception spans forty years and two continents, almost enough time and space to escape a horrifying secret, but in the end, it can be hard to tell the difference between being haunted by the past and being hunted by a killer.

FIRE IN THE ASHES by Jonathan Kozol

FIRE IN THE ASHES by Jonathan Kozol

March 1, 2013

FIRE IN THE ASHES BY Jonathan Kozol has been placed on the longlist for the American Library Association Carnegie Medal. The award recognizes the best fiction and nonfiction for adult readers published in the previous year. Crown published the book August 28, 2012.

MIDDLE C by William Gass

MIDDLE C by William Gass

March 1, 2013

William Gass’ MIDDLE C, described as “an investigation into the nature of human identity and the ways in which each of us is several selves, and whether any one self is more genuine than another”, will be published by Knopf on March 12, 2013.

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

March 1, 2013

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman received a starred review in Publishers Weekly: “In his latest novel (after EIGHT WHITE NIGHTS), another autobiographical hero, this one unnamed, dreams of the past but desires it only as it is conjured in his memory. He looks back at himself as a navel-gazing Egyptian-Jewish Harvard grad student stuck in Cambridge during the lonely and hot, but game-changing, summer of 1977.” In addition to the publication of HARVARD SQUARE, Aciman’s short story, “Abingdon Square” will be featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Granta. Norton will publish HARVARD SQUARE April 8, 2013.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

March 1, 2013

Robert Caro was nominated for the LA Times Book Prize for his book THE PASSAGE OF POWER: THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012.

MISTRESS OF MY FATE by Hallie Rubenhold

MISTRESS OF MY FATE by Hallie Rubenhold

February 15, 2013

Hallie Rubenhold’s MISTRESS OF MY FATE was featured in the February 13th issue of USA Today. The newspaper recommended the novel under the headline “Romance Languages: Trust Your Heart to Four Tales of Love.” Grand Central published the book January 8, 2013.

SWOON by Betsy Prioleau

SWOON by Betsy Prioleau

February 15, 2013

SWOON by Betsy Prioleau is featured in the New York Daily News article: “Secrets of Seduction: Why You Don’t Need to be George Clooney to Make Women ‘Swoon’-ey.” Prioleau even gives her 5 tips for all those regular guys who aspire to the seductive heights of the world’s most famous ladies’ men. Barnes & Noble reviewed the book, calling it “an amusing and informative history of Lotharios.” Norton published the book February 4, 2013.