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News - Literary News

WILD CARD by Stuart Woods
April 18, 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
April 18, 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.
AWAYLAND by Ramona Ausubel
April 18, 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
April 18, 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
April 18, 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.
MORE THAN ENOUGH by Elaine Welteroth
April 18, 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.
IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow
April 10, 2019
Kirkus awarded De’Shawn Charles Winslow’s debut novel IN WEST MILLS a starred review, writing: “This tender, exuberant, and impressively crafted debut novel spans decades of family upheaval and painful secrets in telling the story of a freethinking black woman in a tightly knit Carolina community.” IN WEST MILLS is also a Los Angeles Times selected for “7 highly anticipated debut novels to check out this spring.” Bloomsbury will publish the book on June 4, 2019.
THE UNDYING by Anne Boyer
April 10, 2019
Whiting Award winner and Judith E. Wilson fellow of poetry at Cambridge Anne Boyer’s THE UNDYING, a lyrical meditation on getting sick in the age of big data, was excerpted in the New Yorker on April 15. Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on September 17, 2019.
UTOPIA FOR REALISTS by Rutger Bregman
April 10, 2019
Rutger Bregman’s UTOPIA FOR REALISTS hit the New York Times best seller list two years after its initial US publication, following Bregman’s viral speech at the World Economic Forum, his contentious interview with Tucker Carlson, and appearances on The Daily Show, The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, and MSNBC. Little, Brown published the book on March 14, 2017
THE ASH FAMILY by Molly Dektar
April 10, 2019
THE ASH FAMILY by Molly Dektar is a Barnes & Noble “Discover Great New Writers Pick for Spring 2019” and a Los Angeles Times selection for “7 highly anticipated debut novels to check out this spring.” Los Angeles Times raves that “North Carolina-born Dektar sets her first novel in her home state, following a young woman named Berie who joins an ‘intentional community’ in the mountains. Things seem to go well at first until people she befriends at the farm start to go missing.” Simon & Schuster published the book on April 9, 2019.