News in December 2016
News in December 2016
LITTLE HEAVEN has recently earned several rave reviews. From Shelf Awareness: “Little Heaven is a sprawling horror epic comparable to Stephen King's It.” Kirkus said, “he story is gripping and the language often poetic… be ready for a few sleepless nights” and Publishers Weekly declared that “horror fans yearning for the days of over-the-top stomach-churning gorefests will be darkly delighted.”
WHO SHOT SPORTS is on another best of 2016 list! Kirkus calls Gail Buckland’s book a, “Superb anthology of sports photographs, coupled with an illuminating text exploring the making of images both iconic and unknown.” Knopf published the hardcover July 5, 2016.
Kirkus reviewed FIND ME, calling it “exciting read that combines the thrill of a spy novel and the intimacy of a coming-of-age tale. Fast-paced, satisfying, and, ultimately, life-affirming.” Mira Books will publish the novel on March 21, 2017.
In a segment on NPR Fresh Air, Maurren Corrigan picked THE LONELY CITY as one of her Best Books of 2016, calling it “a provocative work of memoir, biography and criticism.” The book was published by Picador March 1, 2016.
BATS OF THE REPUBLIC won Print Magazine’s Best of Region for the Southwest in PRINT’s 2016 Regional Design Awards, where the editor called it “a brilliant—and brilliantly interactive—testament to the power of print, and how design can elevate a classic form to the extraordinary.” Doubleday published the book on October 16, 2015.
I CONTAIN MULTITUDES by Ed Yong was named one of the 100 Notable Books by the New York Times Book Review. In edition Bill Bryson named it one of his favorite books of 2016 in the Guardian. Ecco published the book on August 9, 2016.
THE MORTIFICATIONS was selected for The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2016 list! The author was also interviewed this past week on Minnesota Public Radio, and online, in Flavorwire, for their Sweetest Debuts feature. Tim Duggan Books published the book on October 4, 2016.
SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF EASE & PLENTY was selected for POPSUGAR’s 50 of the Best Books of 2016 list! Riverhead published the book on June 14, 2016.
YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF YOUR FIST was voted a Top 10 Books of 2016 in the Harvard Crimson. Lee Boudreaux Books published YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF YOUR FIST January 1, 2016.
GHETTO by Princeton Sociologist Mitchell Duneier was named one of the 100 Notable Books by the New York Times Book Review. Farrar Straus & Giroux published the book on April 19, 2016.