Photographer Sally Mann’s memoir HOLD STILL was praised as one of the 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years by the New York Times. Dwight Garner writes: “Sally Mann’s memoir is weird, intense and uncommonly beautiful.” Little, Brown & Company published the book on May 12, 2015.
Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore were interviewed by NPR and i09 about BTTM FDRS, their graphic novel which confronts the ramifications of gentrification in “comic horror form.” Daniels says to NPR, “A lot of the book is a love letter to my time in my early 20s in Chicago. . . I was moving to neighborhoods that were cheap because that's all I could afford.” Fantagraphics published the book on June 25, 2019.
Esquire interviewed Elliot Ackerman in a feature titled “Author and Veteran Elliot Ackerman Reflects on the War That Defined His Generation,” in which they praise PLACES AND NAMES as “a multi-faceted memoir of the battles he fought, the ties that bind us across cultural divides, and the ongoing work of confronting the ghosts that never leave us.” Penguin Press published the book on June 11, 2019.
In a glowing review of IN WEST MILLS, The New York Times Book Review writes: “From the first page, Winslow establishes an uncanny authority and profound tone that belie the book’s debut status… He paints a community so tightknit and thorough it becomes easy to forget the people in it don’t exist, that no one will be playing music later tonight at Miss Goldie’s barnhouse juke joint, or traveling upbridge to Manning’s General Store for candy. Knot is as complex and endearing a protagonist as Zora Neale Hurston’s Janie.” Bloomsbury published the book on June 4, 2019.
RULES FOR VISITING was named a Best Book of the Year (So Far) by Real Simple, who write: “Full of witticisms and broader life lessons, RULES FOR VISITING will stay with readers.” An exclusive excerpt of the novel was also published in O, the Oprah Magazine. Penguin Press published the book on May 14, 2019.
The third book in the Fall of Shannara series will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of June 16th. The book will debut at number 11 on the Hardcover Fiction and number 13 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list. Del Rey published the book on May 28, 2019.
Elaine Welteroth was interviewed about her newly published memoir MORE THAN ENOUGH by USA Today, NPR’s Morning Edition, and ABC’s Good Morning America. The book was also excerpted in the New York Times and covered in The Root. Viking published the book on June 11, 2019.
Sana Goldberg’s “accessible, enlightening guide” HOW TO BE A PATIENT was one of Buzzfeed’s 4 Books We Couldn’t Put Down Last Month. HarperWave published the book on March 19, 2019.
Yrsa Daley-Ward’s memoir THE TERRIBLE has been shortlisted for the 2019 PEN Ackerley Prize, the only prize in the UK to award memoir and autobiography. Penguin Books published the book on June 5, 2018.