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LESS by Andrew Sean Greer
January 11, 2019
The Today show named Andrew Sean Greer’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel as one of “6 Books to add to your 2019 Reading List.” Little Brown published the book on July 18, 2017.
WE CAST A SHADOW by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
January 11, 2019
Vulture, The Millions, the AV Club, and the Los Angeles Times have named WE CAST A SHADOW as one of the most anticipated books of 2019. One World will publish the book on January 29, 2019.
RIDDANCE by Shelley Jackson
January 11, 2019
Shelley Jackson’s RIDDANCE has been Longlisted for the Believer Book Award in Fiction. Black Balloon Publishing published the book on October 16, 2018.
AWAYLAND by Ramona Ausubel
January 11, 2019
The San Francisco Chronicle has selected Ramona Ausubel’s AWAYLAND as one of the Best Books of the 2018, stating “following her last, lovely novel (“Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty”) comes Ausubel’s assemblage of quasi-magical yet bewilderingly plausible tales.” Riverhead published the book on March 6, 2018.
A WONDERFUL STROKE OF LUCK by Ann Beattie
January 11, 2019

Vulture named Ann Beattie’s latest novel as one of the “37 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019.” Viking will publish the book on April 2, 2019.

YOUR DUCK IS MY DUCK by Deborah Eisenberg
January 11, 2019
The Today show named Deborah Eisenberg’s acclaimed short story collection as one of “6 Books to add to your 2019 Reading List.” Ecco published the book on September 25, 2018.
HEAVY by Kiese Laymon
January 4, 2019

Kiese Laymon’s HEAVY is an Los Angeles Times, Barnes & Noble, NPR Code Switch, and Atlanta Journal Constitution Best Book of 2018. It was similarly honored by a dozen additional publications. The LA Times writes that it is “one of the most important and intense books of the year… the book thunders.” Scribner published the book on October 16, 2018.

THE OLD DRIFT by Namwali Serpell
January 4, 2019

THE OLD DRIFT has been selected as a Most Anticipated Book of 2019 by the BBC, Huffington Post, Literary Hub, Nylon, Bustle, Electric Literature, and The Rumpus. “It’s hard to believe this is a debut, so assured is its language, so ambitious its reach, and yet The Old Drift is indeed Namwali Serpell’s first novel, and it signifies a great new voice in fiction,” writes Nylon. Hogarth will publish the book on March 21, 2019.

WAITING FOR EDEN by Elliot Ackerman
January 4, 2019

Elliot Ackerman’s third novel WAITING FOR EDEN is a Library Journal, WAMC, and Military Times Best Book of 2018. “Small in form but big in impact,” (Military Times) it is a searing example of the short novel. Knopf published the book on September 25, 2018.

CRUDO by Olivia Laing
January 4, 2019

Olivia Laing’s debut novel was featured by the New Yorker in their 2018 In Review piece “More Books We Loved in 2018.” Rebecca Mead, in her write-up on the book says CRUDO “is weird, intense, served in a small portion, and totally delicious, if that’s your kind of thing.” W.W. Norton published the book on September 11, 2018.