Jessica Pearce Rotondi’s WHAT WE INHERIT received an excellent review from The Boston Globe. They write: “Rotondi deftly moves between the personal and the historical,” and call the book “a sensitive and searching examination of the ways loss and trauma live on through generations.” Unnamed Press published the book on April 21, 2020.
Mary Pauline Lowry’s THE ROXY LETTERS received a fantastic review from PureWow last week. They praise the novel as a “worthwhile escapist read,” commending its “highly memorable cast of characters” and “fast-paced, laugh-out-loud scenes.” Simon & Schuster published the book on April 7, 2020.
The NetGalley-affiliated website We Are Bookish selected Alexis Henderson's fantasy debut THE YEAR OF THE WITCHING for its list of top ten “buzzy books” to read this summer. Booksellers and other advance readers are praising Henderson's immersive storytelling, noting that her “ability to draw you so deeply into the world she’s created is indelible.” Ace Books will push the book on July 21, 2020.
Angie Thomas’s THE HATE U GIVE has been honored with the 2019-2020 Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice Award. Founded in 1999, the program’s purpose is to “foster a love of reading in the children of Louisiana by motivating them to participate in the recognition of outstanding books.” Balzer + Bray published the book on February 28, 2017.
Anne Boyer’s THE UNDYING was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction. The Pulitzer Prize Board calls THE UNDYING “an elegant and unforgettable narrative about the brutality of illness and the capitalism of cancer care in America.” Farrar, Straus and Giroux published the book on September 17, 2019.
Parade published a wonderful profile of former Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief and current Project Runway judge Elaine Welteroth, whose NYT-bestselling memoir MORE THAN ENOUGH launched in paperback this week. The magazine raves: “MORE THAN ENOUGH is a genre-bending book that combines autobiographical stories, career advice and philosophical reflections into the story of how Welteroth found her voice and her freedom—and how we can do the same.” Penguin Books published the book on April 28, 2020.
Bradley Garrett published an article with The Atlantic titled “We Should All Be Preppers.” He writes: “Preppers all over the world have been hunkered down safely at home or in their bunkers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For them, long-term food storage is a baseline, so making it through a season or two without venturing out is primarily a psychological challenge.” Scribner will publish Garrett’s forthcoming book, BUNKER, on August 4, 2020.
Rutger Bregman’s article “The Moment to Change the World is Right Now” was featured on the cover of TIME Magazine. Bregman writes: “In a time of extraordinary challenges, when COVID-19 seems like just the prequel to the global climate crisis, we need to assume the best in one another. As a historian, I can’t say I’m optimistic, but I am hopeful, because hope impels us to act.” Little, Brown and Company will publish Bregman’s forthcoming book, HUMANKIND, on June 2, 2020.
The Tablet calls Benjamin R. Teitelbaum’s WAR FOR ETERNITY, which is an inside look at Steve Bannon's entourage of global power brokers, an “alarming book, with a terrible, pertinent relevance,” adding that “this author has produced a book to make us tremble.” Dey Street Books published the book on April 21, 2020.