Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky’s ASTRO POETS landed on BookRiot’s October 2019 Horoscopes and Book Recommendations guide. Dimitrov and Lasky also did an exclusive Q&A with Bustle about their upcoming book tour. Flatiron Books will publish the book on October 29, 2019.
Elliot Ackerman's debut book-length work of nonfiction, PLACES AND NAMES, has been nominated for the 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Nonfiction. Penguin Press published the book on June 11, 2019.
Demi Moore’s memoir, INSIDE OUT, is #1 on USA Today’s weekly list of books not to miss. They write: “Her story is equal parts adversity and resilience, told with candor.” InStyle also featured INSIDE OUT in their October issue. Harper published the hardcover edition on September 24, 2019.
Sophia Chang, author of the Audible Original BADDEST BITCH IN THE ROOM, spoke to CBC Radio, BUST’s Poptarts podcast, Angry Asian Man, and the Time Sensitive podcast about her background, career, and new audiobook. Chang also spoke to The Globe and Mail about her audiobook, history in the music industry, and hip hop’s lasting cultural impact. The New York Times named BADDEST BITCH IN THE ROOM one of their New & Noteworthy Audiobooks this week and Glamour featured it in their list what to pay attention to this week. Audible published BADDEST BITCH IN THE ROOM on September 26, 2019.
Mary Fulbrook’s RECKONINGS has made the shortlist for the 2019 Cundill History Prize, alongside works by Jill Lepore, Victoria Johnson, and others. The winner will be announced at the Cundill History Prize Gala at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on November 14. Oxford University Press published the book on October 2, 2018.
A SAND BOOK, Ariana Reines’ first book of poems since her groundbreaking 2011 collection MERCURY, has been longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Poetry alongside Ilya Kaminsky, Jericho Brown, and others. The winners will be announced November 20, 2019. Tin House published the book on June 18, 2019.
Samantha Hunt’s short story collection, THE DARK DARK, has won the 2019 St. Francis College Literary Prize. The award is given to mid-career authors who have recently published their third to fifth work of fiction. Farrar, Straus and Giroux published the book on July 18, 2017.
The National Book Foundation has named Johannes Lichtman a 5 Under 35 honoree for his timely and provocative debut novel SUCH GOOD WORK, which tells the story of a creative writing teacher who is kick-starting a newly sober chapter in his life. Simon & Schuster published the book on February 5, 2019.
New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly appeared this week on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee to discuss THE EDUCATION OF BRETT KAVANAUGH and Kavanaugh’s confirmation in light of the book’s disclosures. The Washington Post had high praise for THE EDUCATION OF BRETT KAVANAUGH in their review, saying, “Living in the minutiae, and maintaining that focus on narrating events rather than opining on or analyzing them, makes this book a remarkable work of slowed-down journalism.” The Atlantic, too, wrote a positive review, calling it: “a revision that adds to the existing story rather than fundamentally changing it—a deeply reported retelling of the confirmation fight that many Americans experienced as a cut whose wounds never fully healed.” Portfolio published the book on September 17, 2019.
Peter McGough, one half of the prolific art duo McDermott & McGough, published his memoir I’VE SEEN THE FUTURE AND I’M NOT GOING this week. In anticipation of the book release, McGough was interviewed by Jameson Fitzpatrick for T Magazine. Fitzpatrick called the book “an intimate inside look at the New York art world, his tumultuous relationship with McDermott, the AIDS crisis and his own illness and treatment” and wrote that “In person, McGough speaks with the same chatty candor that characterizes his book.” Pantheon published the book on September 17, 2019.