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CATCH AND KILL by Ronan Farrow
October 21, 2019

Ronan Farrow appeared on Pod Save America last week and was interviewed by The Guardian about his new book CATCH AND KILL. According to Little, Brown and Company, the book, released last week, is already in its third printing. Little, Brown and Company published the book on October 15, 2019.

THE SHADOW KING by Maaza Mengiste
October 21, 2019

Namwali Serpell, author of THE OLD DRIFT, gave a rave review of THE SHADOW KING in the New York Times. She says the novel “somehow manages to solve the riddle of how to sing war now. She doesn’t seek a narrow path between the straits of these artistic and ethical questions. Instead, she encompasses them in all their contradiction, laying them out in breathtakingly skillful juxtaposition.” W.W. Norton & Company published the book on September 24, 2019.

COME WEST AND SEE by Maxim Loskutoff
October 21, 2019

Maxim Loskutoff recently won the High Plains Book Award in the short stories category for his debut collection COME WEST AND SEE. The twelve stories expose the simmering rage and resentments of small-town America and shatter the myths of the West: a lonesome trapper falls in love with a bear; a newly married woman hatches a plot to murder a tree; and an unemployed millworker joins a militia after returning home. W.W. Norton published the book on May 8, 2018, and it was released in paperback on August 6, 2019.

RECKONINGS by Mary Fulbrook
October 21, 2019

Prof. Mary Fulbrook’s groundbreaking RECKONINGS has been named a finalist for the 2019 Cundill History Prize, alongside works by Jill Lepore and Julia Lovell. One of the jurors called the book “harrowing, absorbing, and extremely well-written.” The winner will be announced on November 14. Oxford University Press published the book on October 2, 2018.

THE FIRST by Stanley Fish
October 21, 2019

Stanley Fish published an Op-Ed in the New York Daily News entitled “In defense of the NBA: The league has every right to come down hard on critics of China who work for it. Atria/One Signal Publishers will publish his latest book, THE FIRST, on November 5, 2019.

DEMOCRACY MAY NOT EXIST BUT WE’LL MISS IT WHEN ITS GONE by Astra Taylor
October 21, 2019

Astra Taylor published an essay in the Sunday New York Times called “Out with the Old, In with the Young” about the excess of power that older people have in American democracy. Metropolitan Books published her first book on May 7, 2019.

INSIDE OUT by Demi Moore
October 12, 2019

Demi Moore’s memoir will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of October 13th. It will debut at number 1 on both the Combined Print & E-book Nonfiction & Hardcover Nonfiction lists. HarperCollins publishers published the book on September 24, 2019.

FIND ME by Andre Aciman
October 12, 2019

An excerpt from FIND ME, Andre Aciman’s sequel to CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, will be published in the December 2019 issue of VANITY FAIR. The book is also one of InStyle’s Best Books to read this October. Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on October 29, 2019.

 ASTRO POETS by Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky
October 12, 2019

Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky’s ASTRO POETS is one of InStyle’s Best Books to read this October. InStyle says the book offers “all the basics of astrology, translated for a modern world.” Flatiron Books will publish the book on October 29, 2019.

QUALIFICATION by David Heatley
October 12, 2019

Library Journal gave David Heatley’s QUALIFICATION a starred review. They write: "Readers will find themselves moved by this stunning memoir, and perhaps even grateful for the author’s refusal to shy away from depicting the complexity of his ongoing development as an artist and a human being.” Booklist also praised QUALIFICATION, calling it “unflinching” and adding that, “The payoffs and pitfalls of a lifetime spent in 12-step programs are portrayed with brutal candor.” Pantheon published the book on October 1, 2019.