News in April 2019

News in April 2019

WILD CARD by Stuart Woods
18th April, 2019
The latest Stone Barrington novel by Stuart Woods made its debut on the New York Times Beststeller list. The book debuted at number 4 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list and number 8 on the Hardcover Fiction list. G.P. Putnam Sons published the book on March 26, 2019.
RIOTS I HAVE KNOWN by Ryan Chapman
18th April, 2019
Ryan Chapman’s debut novel RIOTS I HAVE KNOWN received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, which called the book “dazzling… Supremely mischievous and sublimely written, this is a stellar work,” as well as a positive review from Kirkus, which called it “fitfully funny and murderously wry.” Both the LA Times and Esquire call RIOTS I HAVE KNOWN one of the most anticipated debut novels coming this spring. Simon & Schuster will publish the book on May 21, 2019.
RECKONINGS by Mary Fulbrook
18th April, 2019
Mary Fulbrook’s RECKONINGS has been shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize. "Quoting many moving accounts from victims of the extreme cruelty perpetrated by the Nazis," say the judges, "Fulbrook moves through generations to trace the legacy of Nazi persecution in postwar Germany. A masterly work which explores the shifting boundaries and structures of memory." The winner will be announced on May 7. Oxford University Press published the book on October 2, 2018.
AWAYLAND by Ramona Ausubel
18th April, 2019
The New York Times selected Ramona Ausubel’s AWAYLAND for their Paperbow Row feature in the Book Review and online, writing that “The pieces in this collection touch on everything from leaving home to mortality, all with a zany undertow.” Riverhead published the book on March 6, 2018.
SAVAGE NEWS by Jessica Yellin
18th April, 2019
Former CNN White House correspondent Jessica Yellin’s debut novel SAVAGE NEWS received a great review from Publishers Weekly, which calls the book “[a] feisty debut… Fans of comic heroines like Stephanie Plum will find plenty to like in this sharp and funny satire.” Jessica and SAVAGE NEWS were additionally profiled, interviewed, or covered in the Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, and Oprah Magazine. Mira published the book on April 9, 2019.
NECESSARY PEOPLE by Anna Pitoniak
18th April, 2019
Anna Pitoniak’s forthcoming NECESSARY PEOPLE has already received two starred trade reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Kirkus writes, “Pitoniak is an astute social observer, and the novel—a literary thriller about class aspiration and young female ambition—is a twisting delight with a haunting punch. Deceptively nuanced, and impossible to put down, this is escapism with substance.” Publishers Weekly says NECESSARY PEOPLE is “fantastic… Will hook readers from the get-go.” Finally, Marie Claire included NECESSARY PEOPLE in its Best Women’s Fiction of 2019 (So Far) roundup in January. Little, Brown will publish the book on May 21, 2019.
CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young
18th April, 2019
Ashleigh Young’s collection CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? has been shortlisted for the prestigious Rathbones Folio Prize. Riverhead published the book in North America on July 3, 2018.
MORE THAN ENOUGH by Elaine Welteroth
18th April, 2019
Elaine Welteroth’s forthcoming memoir MORE THAN ENOUGH has landed on Mashable’s list of 17 books every activist should read in 2019. Kirkus also gave it a great review, calling MORE THAN ENOUGH “an inspiring memoir by a dynamic groundbreaker.” Viking will publish the book on June 11, 2019.
LIFELINES by Heidi Diehl
18th April, 2019
Heidi Diehl has received great trade reviews for her debut novel LIFELINES. Of the book, Kirkus writes, “Richly textured… A serious, nuanced portrait.” Publishers Weekly calls it “[an] elegant debut… This complex, intimate story memorably portrays what it looks like to reckon with one’s choices and to feel both uncertainty and peace.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book on June 18, 2019.
BOUNDLESS by R.A. Salvatore
18th April, 2019
The website io9 published an excerpt from BOUNDLESS, the second novel in R.A. Salvatore’s trilogy featuring the dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden. Harper Voyager will publish the book on September 10, 2019. Follow the link for more information:
THE UNDYING by Anne Boyer
18th April, 2019
An excerpt from Anne Boyer’s forthcoming essay collection was published in the April 8, 2019 issue of the New Yorker under the title “What Cancer Takes Away.” Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on September 17, 2019.
DEMOCRACY MAY NOT EXIST, BUT WE’LL MISS IT WHEN IT’S GONE by Astra Taylor
18th April, 2019
Astra Taylor was interviewed in the Guardian about her documentary WHAT IS DEMOCRACY and her forthcoming book DEMOCRACY MAY NOT EXIST, BUT WE’LL MISS IT WHEN IT’S GONE. Metropolitan Books will publish the book on May 7, 2019.