News in October 2019
News in October 2019
The latest novel from Danielle Steel will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of October 27, 2019. The book will debut at number 4 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list and number 9 on the Hardcover Fiction list. Dell published the book on October 8, 2019.
Time Magazine interviewed Andre Aciman about FIND ME, the long-awaited sequel to CALL ME BY YOUR NAME. The book was also reviewed in the Guardian, which called it “an unashamedly romantic and philosophical novel.” Aciman also published an essay in Conde Nast Traveler, where he discusses his love for the places featured in his novels. Farrar, Straus and Giroux will publish the book on October 29, 2019.
Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky’s ASTRO POETS received a great review from Publisher’s Weekly, who write that: “readers wishing to learn more about their type will be charmed by this splendid handbook.” Alex and Dorothea were also featured in the New Yorker, in an article on astrology. Flatiron Books will publish the book on October 29, 2019.
Shelf Awareness gave David Heatley’s graphic memoir QUALIFICATION a strong review, writing, “This memoir is a masterful inventory of a life lived in search of intangible purpose. It's difficult material, but the message is striking: whomever we may choose to put our power in, we must start with faith in ourselves . . . Acclaimed artist David Heatley delivers a heavy but self-revelatory examination of 12-step programs and the nature of addiction.” Pantheon published the book on October 1, 2019.
Ronan Farrow appeared on Pod Save America last week and was interviewed by The Guardian about his new book CATCH AND KILL. According to Little, Brown and Company, the book, released last week, is already in its third printing. Little, Brown and Company published the book on October 15, 2019.
Namwali Serpell, author of THE OLD DRIFT, gave a rave review of THE SHADOW KING in the New York Times. She says the novel “somehow manages to solve the riddle of how to sing war now. She doesn’t seek a narrow path between the straits of these artistic and ethical questions. Instead, she encompasses them in all their contradiction, laying them out in breathtakingly skillful juxtaposition.” W.W. Norton & Company published the book on September 24, 2019.
Maxim Loskutoff recently won the High Plains Book Award in the short stories category for his debut collection COME WEST AND SEE. The twelve stories expose the simmering rage and resentments of small-town America and shatter the myths of the West: a lonesome trapper falls in love with a bear; a newly married woman hatches a plot to murder a tree; and an unemployed millworker joins a militia after returning home. W.W. Norton published the book on May 8, 2018, and it was released in paperback on August 6, 2019.
Prof. Mary Fulbrook’s groundbreaking RECKONINGS has been named a finalist for the 2019 Cundill History Prize, alongside works by Jill Lepore and Julia Lovell. One of the jurors called the book “harrowing, absorbing, and extremely well-written.” The winner will be announced on November 14. Oxford University Press published the book on October 2, 2018.
Stanley Fish published an Op-Ed in the New York Daily News entitled “In defense of the NBA: The league has every right to come down hard on critics of China who work for it. Atria/One Signal Publishers will publish his latest book, THE FIRST, on November 5, 2019.
Astra Taylor published an essay in the Sunday New York Times called “Out with the Old, In with the Young” about the excess of power that older people have in American democracy. Metropolitan Books published her first book on May 7, 2019.
Demi Moore’s memoir will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of October 13th. It will debut at number 1 on both the Combined Print & E-book Nonfiction & Hardcover Nonfiction lists. HarperCollins publishers published the book on September 24, 2019.
An excerpt from FIND ME, Andre Aciman’s sequel to CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, will be published in the December 2019 issue of VANITY FAIR. The book is also one of InStyle’s Best Books to read this October. Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on October 29, 2019.