Robert Jones Jr.'s bestselling debut novel THE PROPHETS was featured on CNN's “20 Books that are Essential Reading this Pride Month.” G.P. Putnam’s Sons published the novel on January 5, 2021.
Christopher Sorrentino's forthcoming NOW BEACON, NOW SEA received a glowing review from Publishers Weekly. They deem it a "raw and intimate memoir,” adding that “[e]ven at its darkest, this rich narrative shines." Catapult will publish the memoir on September 7, 2021.
Olivia Laing's EVERYBODY received a glowing review from The Washington Post. Aziz Huq praises: "[EVERBODY] brims with empathy…Laing has written a piercing book. That she has no final answer to the problem of freedom does not detract from her achievement. Indeed, she encourages us all to ask new questions to discover how it feels, and what it means, to be free — queries that are as vital as they are resistant to any single answer." W.W. Norton & Company published the book on May 4, 2021.
Ed Yong is the 2021 Pulitzer Prize Award Winner for Explanatory Journalism. The award is for a distinguished example of explanatory reporting that illuminates a significant and complex subject, demonstrating mastery of the subject, lucid writing and clear presentation. Ed Yong, writing for The Atlantic authored "a series of lucid, definitive pieces on the COVID-19 pandemic that anticipated the course of the disease, synthesized the complex challenges the country faced, illuminated the U.S. government’s failures and provided clear and accessible context for the scientific and human challenges it posed." He has previously been awarded the George Polk Award for Science Reporting. His acclaimed book I CONTAIN MULTITUDES was published by Ecco on August 9, 2016.
Cathy Park Hong's New York Times bestselling book, MINOR FEELINGS has been announced as a 2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in General Nonfiction.
One World published the paperback edition of MINOR FEELINGS on March 2, 2021.
Author of NEON IN DAYLIGHT Hermione Hoby’s new novel, VIRTUE, has received not one but two starred reviews! Kirkus heralds it as “[a] small book about small things that becomes a big book about everything,” and Booklist deems it “a delicious meditation on morality, nostalgia, and art” that “lambasts insincere compassion with nuance.” The novel has also been named a best book of the summer by Refinery29, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, Thrillist, and other outlets. Riverhead will publish it on July 20, 2021.
FLIGHT 149 received a glowing review from Publishers Weekly, who write, “Journalist Davis debuts with a doggedly researched chronicle of an obscure yet consequential episode in the Gulf War… Davis provides plenty of support for his allegations, and movingly documents the psychological impact of the hostages’ ordeal. This investigation rings true.” FLIGHT 149 publishes from PublicAffairs on September 7, 2021.
Mike Konczal and J.W. Mason argue in the New York Times that the U.S. economy is poised for a historic boom: "It’s been half a century since Americans have seen an extended period where the economy was running at anything like full capacity. This time, if we play it right, it could be different." Mike Konczal’s book FREEDOM FROM THE MARKET was published January 12, 2021 from The New Press.
Conor Dougherty author of the acclaimed book GOLDEN GATES joined The Realignment podcast to unpack the housing crisis, the connection between homelessness and affordability, NIMBYs vs YIMBYs, and what a backlash to policies that increase construction could look like. GOLDEN GATES published February 18, 2020 from Penguin Press.
YES, DADDY, Jonathan Parks-Ramage's novel, was chosen for The Advocate's 5 Most Exciting LGBTQ+ Debut Books to Read This Summer. The reviewer writes: "Things I liked about the novel [are] the masterful pacing and how the book explores how challenging it can be when a victim comes forward with their story. This is a knockout debut, one of the most exciting of the year. Will it make you uncomfortable? Yes, Daddy. Should you still absolutely read it? Yes, Daddy." HMH/Mariner Books published the novel May 18, 2021.