NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

July 19, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT has been longlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association 2013 John Creasey Dagger award, which honors the best crime novel by a previously unpublished novelist. In their official statement, the judges said, “Tension, humour, and tragedy are combined in this beautifully-written contribution to Nordic noir with a twist from an English-speaking author.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt released the book on May 21, 2013.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

July 19, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was reviewed in The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, which called it a “wonderfully strange, often humorous short story collection.” Riverhead published the book on May 2, 2013.

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING by Olivia Laing

July 19, 2013

Olivia Laing’s THE TRIP TO ECHO SPRING was reviewed by The Sunday Times, Scotland on Sunday, and The List. Scotland on Sunday called it “a triumphant exercise in creative reading,” while the Sunday Times noted the book’s “brilliance and originality.” The List said, “The Trip To Echo Spring is a nuanced and heartbreaking book.” Picador will publish the book on December 24, 2013.

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

July 19, 2013

Stuart Nadler’s WISE MEN has been long listed for the 2013 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize. The prize is awarded to the best debut novel of the year by the Center For Fiction in conjunction with the American Booksellers Association (ABA), the not-for-profit trade association for independent booksellers. Reagan Arthur Books published the book on February 5, 2013.

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

July 12, 2013

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN was reviewed in Parenting Magazine, which said, “Pick it up if you need a wise, funny story of hope when you felt all was lost.” Touchstone published the book on April 2, 2013.

BLANKETS by Craig Thompson

BLANKETS by Craig Thompson

July 12, 2013

Craig Thompson’s BLANKETS was named one of the ten Best Graphic Novels Ever in Entertainment Weekly’s special double issue of the “100 All-Time Greatest Ever.” Top Shelf Productions published BLANKETS on August 5, 2003.

CYBERSTORM by Matthew Mather

CYBERSTORM by Matthew Mather

July 12, 2013

Deadline recently announced that the movie rights to the sci-fi novel CYBERSTORM were purchased by 20th Century Fox. The e-book edition of CYBERSTORM was published in March 23, 2013.

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: