News in November 2017
News in November 2017
STICKY FINGERS garnered a very favorable review in the New Yorker & New York Magazine this week, with Amanda Petrusich in the New Yorker calling it “crisp and cutting… terrifically smart and full of anecdotes that anyone remotely interested in rock and roll, publishing, or the legacy of the nineteen-sixties will find engrossing.” Critic Christian Lorentzen wrote in New York that ““Hagan’s biography is a colossal achievement of reporting and synthesis, fast-paced, compulsively readable, and consistently insightful.”
This next installment from 10% Happier author, Dan Harris has been praised by Joseph Goldstein, author of Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening as, "a goldmine of wise guidance for both fidgety skeptics and experienced meditators alike.
The San Francisco Chronicle published an excellent interview with Eileen Myles in support of their latest book, AFTERGLOW, with an accompanying photo spread. Grove, Atlantic published AFTERGLOW on September 12, 2017.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED by Adam Rutherford is an Amazon Top 100 Book of the Year, and a Best science book of 2017. The book was also reviewed in the New York Times Book Review which called it “nothing less than a tour de force-a heady amalgam of science, history, a little bit of anthropology and plenty of nuanced, captivating storytelling.” The Experiment published the book October 3, 2017.
Rachel Khong’s GOODBYE, VITAMIN was named one of the top 100 books of 2017 by Amazon. The book is a Silicon Valley Reads 2018 selection. Henry Holt published GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 11.
Cutter Wood has been honored with a 2018 NEA Literature Creative Writing Fellowship in Prose! Algonquin will publish his debut book, LOVE AND DEATH IN THE SUNSHINE STATE: THE STORY OF A CRIME, on April 17, 2018.
Manuel Gonzales has an original story up in Buzzfeed today, “Blondie,” featured as part of their new "Dark Times" series. Riverhead published his latest novel, THE REGIONAL OFFICE IS UNDER ATTACK!, on April 12, 2016.
Vanity Fair ran a first serial of Joe Hagan’s STICKY FINGERS, “Jann Wenner, John Lennon, and the Greatest Rolling Stone Cover Ever,” and New York magazine ran a second, “The Long, Bizarre Relationship Between Jann Wenner and Mick Jagger.”
Craig Grossi was interviewed by the Washington Post about his memoir: CRAIG & FRED: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other. HarperCollins published the book on October 31, 2017.
Adam Rutherford spoke on NPR 1A in a fascinating segment “Where Do We Come From?” on his latest book of nonfiction, A BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED. The Experiment published the book October 3, 2017.
Yrsa Daley-Ward’s bone was a The Paris Review staff pick this week. Nicole Rudick calls the poems “small explosion[s]” and “excellent.” The book has also recently been featured in Elle UK, Bustle, and PBS News Hour, where Yrsa read the title poem. Penguin Books published bone on September 26, 2017.