A GENTLEMAN NEVER TELLS by Juliana Gray

A GENTLEMAN NEVER TELLS by Juliana Gray

November 8, 2012

A GENTLEMAN NEVER TELLS is the second book in Juliana Gray’s historical romance trilogy. Booklist gave it a starred review, saying “Gray pays tribute this time to composer Verdi while again dazzling readers with scintillating wit, lusciously layered characters, and sizzling, sensual romance, proving she truly is the newest incandescent star in the romance firmament.” Berkley published the book November 6, 2012.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

November 8, 2012

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

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert A. Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert A. Caro announced as Finalist for 2012 National Book Awards in Nonfiction

October 12, 2012

THE PASSAGE OF POWER: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro is among this year’s 20 finalists for the National Book Awards in the Nonfiction category. Knopf published the book May 1, 2012.

HALF THE SKY by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

HALF THE SKY by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

October 12, 2012

HALF THE SKY: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn reached the #1 bestselling nonfiction paperback in the October 21, 2012 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Knopf/Vintage Anchor published the paperback on June 1, 2010.

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

October 12, 2012

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN received a starred Kirkus review, calling it “the best kind of satire: barbed and hilarious, but suffused with compassion.” Simon and Schuster will publish the book February 12, 2013.

THE BEST OF EVERYTHING by Rona Jaffe

THE BEST OF EVERYTHING by Rona Jaffe

October 12, 2012

Rona Jaffe’s THE BEST OF EVERYTHING has been adapted for the stage and is running at Here Theater in New York City through Oct. 20. Ben Brantley of The New York Times says, “It’s a respectful, hysteria-free, streamlined (at 90 minutes) and appealingly modest effort that lets Jaffe’s working girls speak for themselves.”

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

October 12, 2012

Carlene Bauer’s FRANCES AND BERNARD received a starred Booklist review, calling it a “debut novel of stunning subtlety, grace, and depth.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book February 5, 2013.

Dinaw Mengestu

Dinaw Mengestu Awarded MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant"

October 4, 2012

The MacArthur Foundation has awarded Dinaw Mengestu a “Genius Grant” for being a “writer enriching understanding of the little-explored world of the African diaspora in America in tales distilled from the experience of immigrants whose memories are seared by escape from violence in their homelands.”

HALF THE SKY by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

HALF THE SKY by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

October 4, 2012

The New York Times reporters and Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s HALF THE SKY: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide four hour television series premieres on PBS Oct. 1&2. Knopf published the book on September 8th, 2009.

Stuart Nadler

THE BOOK OF LIFE by Stuart Nadler

October 4, 2012

The National Book Foundation has honored Stuart Nadler with a “5 Under 35” award for his short story collection, THE BOOK OF LIFE (Reagan Arthur Books), selected by Edith Pearlman. The publication of his forthcoming novel, WISE MEN, is scheduled for February 2013.