News in February 2015
News in February 2015
NPR, Christian Science Monitor, VICE, and the Dallas Morning News have reviewed GREEN ON BLUE by Elliot Ackerman. The Christian Science Monitor said, “Dark but richly nuanced, this novel examines the painful choices facing civilians who live in war zones.” Scribner published the book February 17, 2015.
Jan Ellison’s A SMALL INDISCRETION was reviewed in Oprah’s newsletter and The Rumpus, which said, “Ellison’s first novel is an emotional thriller, skillfully plotted in taut, visual scenes. The stakes are high from the start… As Ellison pulls the thread that unravels the past, she weaves a rich tapestry of memory and desire, secrets and omissions, and exposes the knotted wages of love… A Small Indiscretion resolves in an astonishing plot twist that offers both destruction and self-discovery.” Random House published the book on January 27, 2015.
Richard Price was interviewed in the By the Book column in the New York Times Book Review and by Vulture. THE WHITES was published by Henry Holt on February 17, 2015.
The Washington Independent Review of Books reviewed THE GLITTERING WORLD and called it "gorgeously frightening, astonishingly creative.”
THE GLITTERING WORLD was published in hardcover by Gallery Books on February 10, 2015.
Jason Hewitt’s THE DYNAMITE ROOM received a starred Booklist review, which said, “In this fine balance of taut suspense and tragedy, Hewitt has created an emotionally charged character study in which he explores the loneliness, fear, hope, and shame that war visits on ordinary people. Mystery and general-fiction book groups will enjoy dissecting these characters and their nuanced story; highly recommended to fans of Karin Fossum as well as to readers of character-driven historical fiction.” Little, Brown publishes the book on March 17, 2015.
The paperback of Mr. Harris’ book is now ranked #11 on the New York Times,#9 Boston Globe, #5 LA Times, Hudson (Airports) #10, and IndieBound: #6 and is now on flipboard. IT books published the book in paperback December 30, 2014.
Sarah Manguso’s ONGOINGNESS was featured in Flavorwire and Harvard Magazine, which said, “Each page brings a fresh thought or recollection, untitled. This form doesn’t seem driven by a conscious attempt to defy convention. Rather, it feels structured by necessity. Through these stanza-like passages, Manguso commands attention. She builds a corridor of interconnected chambers, which invite readers to linger, to pass through quickly, to return and dwell.” Graywolf publishes the book on March 5.
“Fascinating insights into our endless battle with the dreaded four-letter word,” Says DISCOVER. Simon & Schuster will publisher the hardcover on March 10, 2015.