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.
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 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.
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.
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.