A GIRL AND HER PIG by April Bloomfield

A GIRL AND HER PIG by April Bloomfield

May 3, 2013

April Bloomfield’s A GIRL AND HER PIG was awarded first place for a cookbook by The Book Industry Guild of New York at their 27th Annual awards show. Ecco published the book April 12, 2012.

THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER by Jasper Fforde

THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER by Jasper Fforde

May 3, 2013

Jasper Fforde’s THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER was awarded second place in young adult fiction by The Book Industry Guild of NY at their 27th Annual awards show. Harcourt Children’s Books published the book October 2, 2012.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

May 3, 2013

Max Barry’s LEXICON received a starred Booklist’s which raves that LEXICON is “an absolutely first-rate, suspenseful thriller with convincing characters who invite readers’ empathy and keep them turning pages until the satisfying conclusion.” Penguin Press will publish the hardcover June 18th, 2013.

A FOREIGN COUNTRY by Charles Cumming

A FOREIGN COUNTRY by Charles Cumming

May 3, 2013

Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth has just bought the option to Charles Cumming’s spy trilogy that began with A FOREIGN COUNTRY. St. Martin’s Press published the book August 7, 2012.

YOU by Austin Grossman

YOU by Austin Grossman

May 3, 2013

In honor of the publication of Austin Grossman’s new novel YOU, Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, NY hosted a marvelous conversation between twin brothers Austin Grossman and Lev Grossman. Mullholland Books published the book April 16, 2013.

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

May 3, 2013

Susan Choi’s MY EDUCATION received a starred review in the May 1 issue of Library Journal: “As with her previous novels, Choi’s talent resides in her densely layered prose and her slowing down the pace to draw readers into the inner worlds of her characters. The result is a deeply human tale of intentional mistakes, love and lust, and the search for a clearer vision of one’s self.” Viking will publish the book July 1, 2013.

Morton L. Janklow, Lynn Nesbit & Mayor Bloomberg

2013 New York Literary Honors

April 26, 2013

Morton L. Janklow and Lynn Nesbit were presented with the New York City Literary Honors Award in the category of Literary Life by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on April 23, 2013.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

April 26, 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER won The Los Angeles Times Book Award for a biography.

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

April 26, 2013

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN’s Bee Ridgway was interviewed in USA Today. In the fascinating article she discusses her writing processes and the importance (or lack thereof) of genres. Ridgway, the article praises, “blends several genres — historical fiction, romance and fantasy — into her debut novel, The River of No Return, and makes them play well with each other.” Dutton published the book April 23, 2013.

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

April 26, 2013

David Shields was interviewed in The Believer magazine, which asked him about the creative and critical influences behind HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE.” Knopf published the book February 5, 2013.