A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

April 12, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s was long listed for the 2013 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Riverhead will publish the book May 2, 2013.

FIRST SIGHT by Danielle Steel

FIRST SIGHT by Danielle Steel

April 12, 2013

Danielle Steel’s FIRST SIGHT received a positive Kirkus Review calling it, “A novel about love, in all its heartbreaking and splendid forms.” Delacorte Press will publish the book on July 16, 2013.

THE PHARMACIST’S MATE AND 8 by Amy Fusselman

THE PHARMACIST’S MATE AND 8 by Amy Fusselman

April 12, 2013

Amy Fusselman’s THE PHARMACIST’S MATE and 8, which have been re-released in a two-book format, were given a rave review in the Washington Post: “[The re-release] elevates the quality of the original, turning it into a deeper, more meaningful read.” The double-book package was published by McSweeney’s February 12, 2013.

ANOTHER NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM by Milan Trenc

ANOTHER NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM by Milan Trenc

April 12, 2013

ANOTHER NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM by Milan Trenc is being featured at the American Museum of Natural History with sleepover events on Friday, April 12, Friday, May 17, and Saturday, June 22. The events include a story time presentation, an IMAX movie, and live animal exhibitions. Christy Ottaviano Books (a division of Henry Holt) published the book March 19, 2013.

ELDERS by Ryan McIlvain

ELDERS by Ryan McIlvain

April 12, 2013

Author Ryan McIlvain joined NPR Fresh Air’s Terry Gross to discuss his novel ELDERS. Hogarth published the book March 5, 2013.

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh

April 12, 2013

THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh was positively reviewed in Publishers Weekly: “Thanks to a talented author, this tragedy is a pleasure to read. Already praised as a biographer, Kavanagh intertwines the adventures of a famous courtesan with a fascinating period in Parisian history, with each scene spotlighting yet another titillating aspect of 1840s bohemia.” Knopf will publish the book June 11, 2013.

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

April 12, 2013

Adam Rutherford’s CREATION was recently published in the UK and has been praised by the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the Observer, which raved: “This is a brave and unusual book…the writing here is finely wrought, with virtuoso passages bringing to life the mundanity of a papercut…It is essential reading for anyone interested in the coming revolution.”

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

April 12, 2013

Manuel Gonzales was long listed for the 2013 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

HARVARD SQUARE by Andre Aciman

April 12, 2013

Andre Aciman’s HARVARD SQUARE was reviewed this week in several outlets. A positive review in The New York Times declared that, “André Aciman is a connoisseur of nostalgia, like a contemporary Proust.” The book was also glowingly reviewed in The Wall Street Journal, which raved that “it is so candid, so penetrating and so beautifully written that it can make you feel cut open, emotionally exposed.”

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

April 12, 2013

David Shields’ HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was positively reviewed in the Financial Times, The New Statesman, Washington Independent Review, Monterey County Weekly, Southern Bookman, and BookPage, which called the book “an original, intimate, energetic and fascinating exploration of self-discovery and the future of literature.”