News in March 2015
News in March 2015
David McCullough’s latest book about the THE WRIGHT BROTHERS has received positive reviews in Kirkus and Publisher’s Weekly. Kirkus calls it a “fluently rendered, skillfully focused study” and Publisher’s Weekly says “McCullough’s usual warm, evocative prose makes for an absorbing narrative.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book on May 5, 2015.
Dan Harris’ book has risen to #6 on the New York Times paperback bestseller list and commands #16 slot on the combined print and ebook list. Additionally it is on the AUDIBLE Top 10 (the audio book list) at #8. IT books published the book in paperback December 30, 2014.
In less than a month chef, restaurant owner, and author of the critically lauded A Girl and Her Pig April Bloomfield will share a beautiful, full-color cookbook that offers tantalizing seasonal recipes for a wide variety of vegetables, from summer standbys such as zucchini to earthy novelties like sunchokes. The author was recently interviewed by Alex Redgrave on the Kaufmann Mercantile blog. Ecco will publish the Hardcover on April 21, 2015.
Kelly Bowen’s A GOOD ROGUE IS HARD TO FIND, the second novel in her “The Lords of Worth” series received a positive review in Publisher's Weekly. The review praised Bowen’s “impish sense of humor” and called the book “pure romantic fun in the con-game comedy vein.” Hachette will publish the book on April 28, 2015.
Adding to the positive press RUST: The Longest War received a starred review in Shelf Awareness where Jeanette Zwart says ,” Rust is wonderfully told, full of little known facts, sly asides and heroes and villains alike” Simon & Schuster published the hardcover on March 10, 2015.
In THE SCARLET GOSPELS, legendary horror master, Clive Barker, will return one last time to two of his most well-known characters: the infamous hell-priest Pinhead and his nemesis, detective Harry D’Amour. Kirkus Reviews calls the novel a “fun, gory roller-coaster ride for horror fans and a worthy ending for an iconic villain.” THE SCARLET GOSPELS will be published by St. Martin’s Press on May 19th.
HOLD STILL: A life in Photographs has been named one of Vogue’s “22 Spring Books We Can’t Wait To Read.” In her write-up, Megan O’Grady called it an “instant classic.” Little Brown will publish the book on May 12, 2015.
Sarah Manguso’s ONGOINGNESS is one of Vogue’s “22 Spring Books We Can’t Wait To Read,” and Leslie Jamison reviewed the book in The Atlantic, saying, “with a kind of anti-prolix purity, she evokes the diary in lean abstractions and polished reflections that elide or condense the experiences that shaped them. Her prose feels twice distilled; it’s whiskey rather than beer, writing about writing about life.” Graywolf published the book on March 3, 2015.
Maggie Nelson’s THE ARGONAUTS received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, which said, “In a fast-shifting terrain of ‘homonormativity,’ Nelson…plows ahead with a disarmingly blushing work about trying to simultaneously embrace her identity, her marriage with nomadic transgender filmmaker Harry, and motherhood. Nelson writes in fine, fragmented exhalations, inserting quotes from numerous theorists as she goes. Her narrative is an honest, joyous affirmation of one happily unconventional family finding itself.”