Rene Steinke's essay “The Driver Just Didn’t See You” was published in the “Lives” column of the August 10th, 2014 issue of the New York Times Magazine. Riverhead will publish her latest book, FRIENDSWOOD, on August 14.
CUT AND THRUST, the latest Stone Barrington novel debuted at number 3 on the Combined Print and E-book and number 4 on the Hardcover Fiction New York Times Bestseller lists for the week of August 3, 2014. Putnam published the book on July 15, 2014.
For the week ending 8/3 Dan Harris’ 10% HAPPIER: How I Tamed The Voice In My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works- A True Story was #16 on the LA TIMES list and #37 on the IndieBound list for Hardcover Nonfiction. Recently Dan Harris was interviewed on Eric Zimmer’s The One Your Feed podcast and on Twitter by Talks With Teachers as part of their Nonfiction Book club. IT books published the book in hardcover March 11, 2014.
Richard Preston, author of THE HOT ZONE, has a piece in the August 11/18th issue of The New Yorker about the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa. Random House published the #1 New York Times bestseller THE HOT ZONE in 1994.
Charles Cumming’s latest Thomas Kell novel is "complex, dangerous and well-told" says Patrick Anderson in THE WASHINGTON POST. St. Martin’s Press published the book August 5, 2014.
David L. Robbins’ was reviewed by The Times-Dispatch’s Jay Strafford who warned, “don’t start this gripping novel with the intention of reading a few chapters at a time. Robbins’ narrative sweep will engulf you in what may well prove to be a single-sitting excursion into the troubling realities of the Middle East.” Thomas & Mercer’s published the book August 1, 2014.
PARIS MATCH, the 31st Stone Barrington novel received a positive review in Publisher’s Weekly. The review calls the book “intriguing,” and says “as always, Wood’s knack for natural nimble dialogue move the plot along.” Putnam will publish the book October 7, 2014.
Malcolm Brooks’s PAINTED HORSES is an Amazon Best Book of the Month pick for August 2014. Jon Foro says of the novel, “Brooks's prose is stylistically bold, announcing his artistic aspirations from the opening sentence… Ultimately, Brooks accomplishes no small feat in this remarkable debut: a tale of literary ambition that lives comfortably inside its genre roots, but not by its conventions.” Grove Atlantic will publish the book on August 5th, 2014.
Josh Weil’s THE GREAT GLASS SEA was reviewed in the Boston Globe, which said, “The Great Glass Sea is the most unexpected second book by a writer of note to appear in years….A grand fable…an absorbing and touching tale...Few young writers appreciate landscape, the way it shapes and diminishes people who live off it, quite like Weil.…an engrossing story of brotherly division.” Grove Atlantic published the book on Jul 2, 2014.
Lin Enger’s THE HIGH DIVIDE was given starred reviews in Library Journal and Publishers Weekly. Library Journal said, “Enger's novel is told in beautifully exact, liquid language that wastes no time... Highly recommended.” Publishers Weekly said: “[A] masterfully told Western reinvention of Homer’s Odyssey … this is the moving story of a man coming to terms with his past. In its narrative simplicity and emotional directness, it is reminiscent of John Ford’s classic The Searchers.” Algonquin publishes the novel on September 23, 2014.