MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

January 4, 2013

The Los Angeles Times has chosen Jim Gavin as a “Face to Watch” in 2013, saying that his first collection of short fiction: “aspires to do what ambitious fiction has always done: show the world (especially the world we think we know) in a way that’s recognizable and revealing, while telling us something fundamental about where and how we live.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book February 12, 2013.

THE DEFINING DECADE by Meg Jay

THE DEFINING DECADE by Meg Jay

January 4, 2013

Meg Jay’s THE DEFINING DECADE: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them is a finalist in the Books For A Better Life Awards, in the category for ‘First Book.’ The award is sponsored by the National MS Society. Twelve published the book April 17, 2012.

TIME MAGAZINE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

January 3, 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER and Tom Reiss’ THE BLACK COUNT were named #2 and #10, respectively, on Time Magazine’s The Best Books of 2012 list. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012. Crown published THE BLACK COUNT on September 18, 2012.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

December 11, 2012

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER has been named one of the 10 best books of 2012 by The New York Times Book Review. Knopf published the book May 1, 2012.

A GIRL AND HER PIG by April Bloomfield

A GIRL AND HER PIG by April Bloomfield

December 11, 2012

April Bloomfield’s A GIRL AND HER PIG has been named Best Woman Chef Book in the USA by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for 2012. Ecco published the book April 10, 2012.

Jasper Fforde, THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER

Jasper Fforde, THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER

December 11, 2012

Jasper Fforde’s THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER has been selected as one of The New York Times Notable Children’s Books for 2012. Harcourt Children’s Books published the book October 2, 2012.

THE SINS OF THE MOTHER by Danielle Steel

THE SINS OF THE MOTHER and A GIFT OF HOPE by Danielle Steel

December 11, 2012

Danielle Steel’s THE SINS OF THE MOTHER and A GIFT OF HOPE both had their first appearance on the New York Times Bestseller List for the week of November 18, 2012. THE SINS OF THE MOTHER debuted at #2 on the Fiction Hardcover List and #3 on the Fiction E-Book List. A GIFT OF HOPE debuted at #7 on the Nonfiction Hardcover List and at #3 on the Nonfiction E-Book List.

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

December 11, 2012

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN received a starred Library Journal review, calling it “uniformly laugh-out-loud funny … [a] stellar collection marked by an irreverent, deadpan humor and postmodern sensibility.” A Booklist review called it “distinctive and powerful…Gavin plumbs the hearts and minds of his men with laser like accuracy, but he also brings surprising humor to the stories.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book February 12, 2013.

THE GREAT CONVERGENCE by Kishore Mahbubani

THE GREAT CONVERGENCE by Kishore Mahbubani

December 11, 2012

Kishore Mahbubani’s THE GREAT CONVERGENCE: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World received a positive review in Kirkus. Mahbubani’s book is a “manifesto for multilateralism, one-worldism, [and] social justice.” PublicAffairs will publish the book February 12, 2013.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

December 11, 2012

Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN has received a review from Booklist, calling it a “compelling, deliberate novel … rich, rewarding, and humane.” Ecco will publish the book January 8, 2013.