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November 19, 2021

THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING by David Graeber and David Wengrow debuted on The New York Times bestseller list for the week of November 28, 2021, appearing at number 2 in both Hardcover Nonfiction and Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction. THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING was also named one of Amazon’s twenty Best Nonfiction and Best Science books of the year. David Wengrow joined Anand Giridharadas on MSNBC to discuss the book, and the New York Times recently published an Op-Ed adapted from the book entitled “Ancient History Shows How We Can Create a More Equal World.” Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published the book on November 9, 2021.

November 19, 2021

VANDERBILT by Anderson Cooper is one of Amazon’s 20 best Biography and Memoirs, Best History, and Best Business & Leadership titles of the year. The book was also nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best History & Biography. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. Harper published the book on September 21, 2021.

November 19, 2021

Gabriela Garcia’s novel OF WOMEN AND SALT is one of Amazon’s top 100 books of the year. The book was also nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Debut Novel and Best Historical Fiction. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. Flatiron Books published the novel on March 30, 2021.

November 19, 2021

Debutiful featured THE ATMOSPHERIANS by Alex McElroy on its “2021 Debutiful Dozen: The Best Debuts of 2021” list. The announcement proclaims: “Alex McElroy understands humor. Their book is about social media influencers creating a getaway for shitty men. It is the perfect novel for a post-Trump world where we can start reckoning with our recent past.” Atria Books published the novel on May 18, 2021.

November 19, 2021

Anne Helen Petersen spoke with NPR's Morning Edition about OUT OF OFFICE, which she co-authored with Charlie Warzel, and the radical change surrounding work culture post-pandemic. Knopf will publish the book on December 7, 2021.

November 19, 2021

Oprah Daily named ON FREEDOM by Maggie Nelson as one of their favorite 20 books of the year. They write: “Maggie Nelson is one of America's leading intellectuals, and her brilliant collection, ON FREEDOM, is a must-read for anyone who wants to deconstruct the most urgent social debates of the day. The acclaimed author of THE ARGONAUTS challenges, excites, and ignites with this cerebral mélange of reporting, memoir, and scholarship on topics ranging from cultural appropriation to climate change, to the distinction between obligation and responsibility. Settle in and observe Nelson’s mind at work and on fire.” Graywolf Press published the book on September 7, 2021.

November 19, 2021

INDELICACY by Amina Cain was longlisted for the New Literary Project’s 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. The New Literary Project Chair Joseph Di Prisco says that the titles chosen for the longlist “embody the inspiring richness and vitality of storytelling in our country.” The prize will be awarded to “an author of fiction in the middle of a burgeoning career.” Finalists are expected to be announced in early March 2022, and the winner will be announced in April 2022. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published the book on February 11, 2020.

November 19, 2021

THE SWANK HOTEL by Lucy Corin was longlisted for the New Literary Project’s 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. The New Literary Project Chair Joseph Di Prisco says that the titles chosen for the longlist “embody the inspiring richness and vitality of storytelling in our country.” The prize will be awarded to “an author of fiction in the middle of a burgeoning career.” Finalists are expected to be announced in early March 2022, and the winner will be announced in April 2022. Graywolf Press published the novel on October 5, 2021.

November 19, 2021

RULES FOR VISITING by Jessica Francis Kane was longlisted for the New Literary Project’s 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. The New Literary Project Chair Joseph Di Prisco says that the titles chosen for the longlist “embody the inspiring richness and vitality of storytelling in our country.” The prize will be awarded to “an author of fiction in the middle of a burgeoning career.” Finalists are expected to be announced in early March 2022, and the winner will be announced in April 2022. Penguin Press published the novel on May 14, 2019.

November 19, 2021

AND NOW I SPILL THE FAMILY SECRETS by Margaret Kimball was nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Graphic Novels & Comics. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. HarperOne published the book on April 20, 2021.