Rachel Aviv

“The Science of Sex Abuse” and “Netherland” by Rachel Aviv

January 17, 2013

Rachel Aviv recently published two feature articles in the New Yorker: “The Science of Sex Abuse”, which was published in the 1/14/13 issue and “Netherland,” which was published in the 12/10/12 issue.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

January 17, 2013

In a cover profile story, The Austin Chronicle discusses Manuel Gonzales’ nonprofit writing and tutoring center, Austin Bat Cave, and calls his debut collection “a triumph of the form…a warped Chekhovian charm, at once grim and exhilarating.” In another profile story, The Rumpus interviews Gonzales for their book club, in a colorful discussion about subverting genre and building a believable fictional world. Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

January 17, 2013

David Shields’s HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was named by both Flavorwire and The Millions as one of the most anticipated books of 2013. Knopf will publish the book February 5, 2013.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

January 9, 2013

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES was featured in Marie Claire’s @Play section, calling Gonzales’ voice “so new and different and dazzling that you won’t be able to put down his book.” Texas Monthly named Gonzales one of the “Five Things You’ll Be Talking About in January,” and Flavorwire named the debut collection one of “10 New Must-Reads For January.” Riverhead will publish the book January 10, 2013.

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

January 9, 2013

Details’ Lit Parade named Stuart Nadler’s WISE MEN one of the “Three Big Reads of 2013” calling the debut novel a “Big Book By A Next Big Thing.” Flavorwire named WISE MEN one of the “30 Most Anticipated Books of 2013.” Reagan Arthur Books will publish the book February 19, 2013.

JUNGLELAND by Christopher S. Stewart

JUNGLELAND by Christopher S. Stewart

January 9, 2013

Christopher S. Stewart’s JUNGLELAND received positive reviews from Kirkus, Salon, and The Daily Beast and was excerpted in The Daily News. Kirkus called the book “a great revival of an older genre, the treasure hunt, and associated adventures, while Salon called it “a ripping yarn” and Stewart a “crisp, lean, colorful stylist.” The Daily Beast named it a “Hot Read,” with prose that “makes this book hard to put down.” Harper Collins published the book January 8, 2013.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

January 4, 2013

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro was named one of the best books of 2012 by Michiko Kakutani, one of the daily book critics for The New York Times. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012.

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

January 4, 2013

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN received a rave review in Kirkus, calling it “delightfully manic and extremely witty… intuitive, clever and, on many levels, perfectly believable.” Touchstone/Simon & Schuster will publish the book April 2, 2013.

TIGER RAG by Nicholas Christopher

TIGER RAG by Nicholas Christopher

January 4, 2013

Nicholas Christopher’s TIGER RAG has received positive reviews from Newsday, The Daily Beast, and The New York Post. Newsday called it a “novel that enriches the Bolden story and is a suspenseful modern drama.” Dial Press published the book January 1, 2013.

THE GUARDIANS by Sarah Manguso

THE GUARDIANS by Sarah Manguso

January 4, 2013

Sarah Manguso’s THE GUARDIANS was chosen by Salon.com’s “What To Read Awards” as one of the Top 10 Books of 2012. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published the book February 28, 2012.