News in March 2016
News in March 2016
Publishers Weekly interviewed author Corinna Nicolaou about the inspiration for her tour of the major world religions, A NONE’S STORY. Columbia University Press will publish the book on March 29, 2016.
A vivid memoir of food and family, survival and triumph, Love, Loss, and What We Ate traces the arc of Padma Lakshmi’s unlikely path from an immigrant childhood to a complicated life in front of the camera. Padma will be at Barnes & Noble Union Square 33 East 17th St @ 7pm today in Conversation with Andy Cohen and signing books. Ecco publishes the hardcover on March 8, 2016.
THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES on MTV has been nominated a Saturn Award for “Best Fantasy TV Series”. The Saturn Awards, now in its 42nd year, is presented annually to films and television shows by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. This year’s ceremony will take place in June in Burbank, California.
Olivia Laing’s latest book received a positive review in the New York Times. The reviewer, Dwight Garner, says “The British writer Olivia Laing, in her new book, “The Lonely City,” picks up the topic of painful urban isolation and sets it down in many smart and oddly consoling places. She makes the topic her own.” The book was also recently excerpted in the Guardian. Picador published the book on March 1, 2016....
WAYS TO DISAPPEAR received a positive review in Sunday’s New York Times Book Review. The reviewer, Catherine Lacey, called it “lush and tightly woven” and says that Novey writes with “cool precision and breakneck pacing.”Little Brown published the book on February 9, 2016....
Patrick Hemstreet’s sci-tech debut, THE GOD WAVE, has received a volley of advanced praise. Kirkus deemed it “a flat-out astonishing debut” and gave it a starred review, while Publisher’s Weekly says THE GOD WAVE is “a tense tale of cutting-edge SF… Hemstreet imbues his sprawling cast with depth and character...”
Slate.com has excerpted a chapter about schizophrenia from Eliezer Sternberg’s latest book, NEUROLOGIC, which describes the many different ways the brains uses its own logic in seemingly illogical situations. Pantheon published the book on January 12, 2016...
Library Journal praises Nicholas Christopher’s newest poetry collection, ON JUPITER PLACE, calling it a “fresh and welcome [and] thoroughly engaging collection for a wide range of readers....”