News in February 2017
News in February 2017
Idra Novey’s novel was named a finalist for The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction a book prize given by the LA Times. Little Brown & Co. published the book in paperback on January 17, 2017.
David Levine’s ARABELLA OF MARS has been nominated for the Andre Norton Award, which recognizes the best YA science fiction/fantasy published and is run by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The book was published by Tor on July 12, 2016.
Angelica Baker, author of the forthcoming OUR LITTLE RACKET, is one of One Story’s 2017 Literary Debutantes, who will be honored at the One Story Literary Debutante Ball in May. Ecco will publish OUR LITTLE RACKET on June 20, 2017.
Rachel Khong’s debut novel GOODBYE, VITAMIN has been named to Electric Literature’s 34 Books by Women of Color to Read This Year, citing Lauren Groff’s praise, “Khong is a magician,” and “we are lucky to fall under her spell at the beginning of her brilliant writing life.” Henry Holt will publish GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 11, 2017.
Ed Yong’s acclaimed book was named a finalist for an LA Times Book Prize in the Science & Technology category. Ecco published the book on August 9, 2016.
Cleveland bookseller Ryan Chamberlain of Mac’s Backs names Eugene Lim’s DEAR CYBORGS as one of his favorite new and upcoming releases. FSG will release the book on June 6, 2017...
Lauren Smith Brody’s book subtitled “The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity and Big Success After Baby” received a starred review in Booklist. The review says “Brody takes on the role of a wise mentor who’s just a bit more chic than most of us but who takes us under her wings nonetheless.” Doubleday published the book on April 4, 2017.
Publishers Weekly reviewed GRACE NOTES, saying of the memoir, “[Sagal] shares her wild, hilarious stories of growing up, struggling with addictions, and finding herself… Sagal proves to be tough and sassy yet vulnerable.” Gallery will publish the book March 21, 2017.
Landing on the New York Post’s list of Must Reads this week, Charles Cumming’s latest Thomas Kell thriller is, “classic spy fiction at its best." St. Martin’s Press published the book in hardcover on Feb. 14, 2017.
Laura Kipnis’s UNWANTED ADVANCES received a very favorable review in Publishers Weekly, which hailed it as a “courageous, thought-provoking polemic.” Harper is publishing the book April 4, 2017.
Rachel Syme wrote a wonderful review of 300 ARGUMENTS in The New Republic, lauding it as “powerful” and “intensely personal.” The book was also reviewed by Joshua James Amberson in the Portland Mercury who raved “I wanted to gift it to everyone I know, read it aloud to strangers on the bus, and transcribe it by hand in its entirety like a holy text,” Graywolf published the book February 7, 2016.
Elliot Ackerman was interviewed by Task and Purpose, which introduced him as “perhaps the most combat-decorated American novelist of the post-9/11 generation.” In addition in published a column in Elle Magazine called “Raising Kids in a War Zone.” Knopf published DARK AT THE CROSSING on January 24, 2017.