News - Book Reviews
News - Book Reviews
Sidney Poitier’s MONTARO CAINE received a positive review in Kirkus, calling it, “A pleasant surprise, elegantly written and keenly observed. Think of it, in a way, as a Little Prince for grown-ups, without the aeronautics.” Spiegel and Grau will publish the book on May 7, 2013.
Danielle Steel’s FIRST SIGHT received a positive Kirkus Review calling it, “A novel about love, in all its heartbreaking and splendid forms.” Delacorte Press will publish the book on July 16, 2013.
Amy Fusselman’s THE PHARMACIST’S MATE and 8, which have been re-released in a two-book format, were given a rave review in the Washington Post: “[The re-release] elevates the quality of the original, turning it into a deeper, more meaningful read.” The double-book package was published by McSweeney’s February 12, 2013.
THE GIRL WHO LOVED CAMELLIAS by Julie Kavanagh was positively reviewed in Publishers Weekly: “Thanks to a talented author, this tragedy is a pleasure to read. Already praised as a biographer, Kavanagh intertwines the adventures of a famous courtesan with a fascinating period in Parisian history, with each scene spotlighting yet another titillating aspect of 1840s bohemia.” Knopf will publish the book June 11, 2013.
Adam Rutherford’s CREATION was recently published in the UK and has been praised by the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Telegraph, and the Observer, which raved: “This is a brave and unusual book…the writing here is finely wrought, with virtuoso passages bringing to life the mundanity of a papercut…It is essential reading for anyone interested in the coming revolution.”
Andre Aciman’s HARVARD SQUARE was reviewed this week in several outlets. A positive review in The New York Times declared that, “André Aciman is a connoisseur of nostalgia, like a contemporary Proust.” The book was also glowingly reviewed in The Wall Street Journal, which raved that “it is so candid, so penetrating and so beautifully written that it can make you feel cut open, emotionally exposed.”
David Shields’ HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was positively reviewed in the Financial Times, The New Statesman, Washington Independent Review, Monterey County Weekly, Southern Bookman, and BookPage, which called the book “an original, intimate, energetic and fascinating exploration of self-discovery and the future of literature.”
Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow will be appearing at Williams-Sonoma in Los Angeles on April 5th and at Williams-Sonoma in New York on April 9th. In a recent review of IT's ALL GOOD, Vogue called Gwyneth Paltrow, “the clean foodie godmother.”
Bookreporter.com positively reviewed Sidney Sheldon’s, THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe raving that “Bagshawe upholds Sheldon’s legacy with a blistering story of revenge, passion, and betrayal in a book that is quintessential Sheldon.” William Morrow will publish the hardcover April 9, 2013
Publisher’s Weekly says, “For an octogenarian first-time novelist, Poitier has delivered a surprisingly intricate, if idiosyncratic, tale sure to please his many fans.” Spiegel & Grau will publish the book May 7, 2013.