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EXHALATION by Ted Chiang
May 13, 2019

The second short-story collection from the award-winning science-fiction writer Ted Chiang received a great review in the New Yorker by Joyce Carol Oates who says about the stories in the collection “each is…likely to linger in the memory the way riddles may linger—teasing, tormenting, illuminating, thrilling.” The book also received an “A” review from the AV Club which says that Ted Chiang’s stories are “a religious experience.” Knopf published the book on May 7, 2019.

MORE THAN ENOUGH by Elaine Welteroth
May 13, 2019

Elaine Welteroth’s forthcoming memoir MORE THAN ENOUGH is one of PopSugar’s Best Summer Books. Popsugar calls it “a must read for women of all ages and would make the perfect graduation gift.” Viking will publish MORE THAN ENOUGH on June 11, 2019.

NECESSARY PEOPLE by Anna Pitoniak
May 13, 2019

Anna Pitoniak’s forthcoming novel NECESSARY PEOPLE makes Crime Reads’ list of Best Psychological Thrillers. Crime Reads writes that the book “both delivers interesting ideas and chronicles a shocking murder.” Little, Brown will publish the book on May 21, 2019.

WORKING by Robert Caro
May 6, 2019

The acclaimed book from the Pulitzer Prize winning biographer of Lyndon Johnson debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of April 28th. The book debuted at number 6 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list and number 10 on the Combined Print & E-book Nonfiction list. Knopf published the book on April 9, 2019.

LET LOVE HAVE THE LAST WORD by Common
May 6, 2019
The Washington Post has named Common’s new memoir LET LOVE HAVE THE LAST WORD as one of its “10 Books to Read in May.” The Post writes “the award-winning musician, actor and activist takes the love he first received in his Southside Chicago childhood and pays it forward, giving us a lesson in how compassion helps build stronger, better communities.” Atria will publish the book on May 7, 2019.
RIOTS I HAVE KNOWN by Ryan Chapman
May 6, 2019
Ryan Chapman’s debut novel RIOTS I HAVE KNOWN is a most anticipated book of the month of May for Literary Hub, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and The Millions. Amazon has named RIOTS I HAVE KNOWN its May Debut Spotlight. Simon & Schuster will publish the book on May 21, 2019.
NECESSARY PEOPLE by Anna Pitoniak
May 6, 2019
Anna Pitoniak’s forthcoming NECESSARY PEOPLE has been featured in Bustle and O Magazine’s Most Anticipated Books lists, Crime Reads’ monthly list of Best New Crime Fiction, and Refinery29’s The Books of May roundup. Little, Brown will publish the book on May 21, 2019.
SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE SILENT WIDOW by Tilly Bagshawe
May 6, 2019
In their review, The Clipped Nightingale Blog calls Sidney Sheldon’s THE SILENT WIDOW a “must read” for fans of psychological thrillers and praises Sheldon for creating well-executed characters. Crooked Lane Books will publish the book on May 7, 2019.
FAILURE IS AN OPTION by H. Jon Benjamin
May 6, 2019
The A.V. Club calls FAILURE IS AN OPTION “a sharp and extremely funny memoir that is occasionally as much about not wanting to write a book as it is about his life” and adds that “writing this funny requires immense talent.” Dutton published the book on May 1, 2018.
HEAVY by Kiese Laymon
May 6, 2019
Vulture featured Kiese Laymon’s memoir HEAVY in their “6 New Paperbacks You Should Read Right Now” roundup, writing: “The most exciting kinds of memoirs are the ones that throw you into the story of a life even while encouraging you to step back and consider the art of its framing. Heavy is one of the best of the bunch. Kiese Laymon’s writing about size and race, addiction and ambition in America is nothing less than thrilling — every sentence sings.” Scribner published the book on October 16, 2018.