VERY RECENT HISTORY by Choire Sicha

VERY RECENT HISTORY by Choire Sicha

August 19, 2013

Choire Sicha’s VERY RECENT HISTORY: AN ENTIRELY FACTUAL ACCOUNT OF A YEAR (c. AD 2009) IN A LARGE CITY has been reviewed by the New Yorker blog and NPR Books. The book has also been featured in Time Magazine, New York Magazine, GQ and Interview. The New Yorker blog calls Sicha “one of the most esteemed documentarians of the Internet’s eternal present” and says that “What Sicha has written is exultant in a way no mere clever premise can be.”

LOSS OF INNOCENCE by Richard North Patterson

LOSS OF INNOCENCE by Richard North Patterson

August 13, 2013

Kirkus Reviews says, “Patterson writes a family saga of class and money, power and pretense, love and loyalty. Think The Thorn Birds or Rich Man, Poor Man among the Martha’s Vineyard moneyed set.” Quercus will publish LOSS OF INNOCENCE in the U.S. on October 1, 2013.

SAFE KIDS, SMART PARENTS by Rebecca & Elizabeth Bailey

SAFE KIDS, SMART PARENTS by Rebecca & Elizabeth Bailey

August 13, 2013

SAFE KIDS, SMART PARENTS by Jaycee Dugard’s personal therapist and leading family psychologist, Rebecca Bailey and her sister Elizabeth Bailey, was reviewed in the July 2013 issue of BOOKLIST, which said: “The information imparted is valid and worthy of note. Final chapters deal with how to discuss the topic of safety with children of various ages. All in all, quite a useful resource.” Simon & Schuster published the book on June 11, 2013.

LOSS OF INNOCENCE by Richard North Patterson

LOSS OF INNOCENCE by Richard North Patterson

August 13, 2013

Library Journal gives LOSS OF INNOCENCE a starred review, saying, “A title that is dripping with summer diversions, youthful passion and ideals, class tensions, and familial disruptions makes for wonderful reading whatever the season.” Quercus will publish LOSS OF INNOCENCE in the U.S. on October 1, 2013.

THE NEW VALLEY by Josh Weil

Josh Weil in the New York Times

August 13, 2013

Josh Weil published the article “In Mongolia, the Skyline by the Steppes” in the New York Times. Grove Atlantic published his first book, THE NEW VALLEY on May 11, 2010. His first novel, THE GREAT GLASS SEA, is forthcoming from Grove Atlantic in late 2013.

MY 1980S & OTHER ESSAYS by Wayne Koestenbaum

MY 1980S & OTHER ESSAYS by Wayne Koestenbaum

August 13, 2013

Wayne Koestenbaum’s MY 1980S & OTHER ESSAYS was featured on the New Yorker’s Book Blog under “Books To Watch Out For: August,” saying, “These essays combine personal reflections and cultural criticism in Koestenbaum’s lavish, fragmented style.”

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

August 2, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was named by Flavorwire as one of its “Best Works of Fiction So Far,” saying, “Not only is Ausubel’s first collection of stories one of the best of the year so far, but its cover is standing nearly unrivaled as one of the most weirdly beautiful and alluring ever. The stories here are both surreal and unnervingly close to home.” Riverhead published the book on May 2, 2013.

ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES by Lucy Corin

August 2, 2013

Lucy Corin’s ONE HUNDRED APOCALYPSES AND OTHER APOCALYPSES was reviewed in Kirkus, which called it “experimental, postmodern and quirky.” McSweeney’s will publish the book on August 13, 2013.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

August 2, 2013

Ramona Ausubel published an essay, “Adventures With Post Offices,” on the New York Times Opinionator blog. Riverhead published the book on May 2, 2013.

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

July 29, 2013

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh was praised in the New York Times Sunday Book Review: “With her colorful new biography…, Julie Kavanagh exposes the tawdry reality behind her heroine’s legend.” Knopf published the book June 11, 2013.