Anne Boyer’s poetic rumination on cancer and the healthcare system, THE UNDYING, has received two starred advance reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Kirkus calls the book “a haunting testimony about death that is filled with life,” and PW writes that: “Boyer’s gorgeous language elevates this artful, piercing narrative well above the average medical memoir." FSG will publish the book on September 17, 2019.
Prof. Fulbrook’s revelatory history of the aftermath of the Holocaust, RECKONINGS, has been awarded the 2019 Wolfson History Prize. The judges called it “a masterly work which explores the shifting boundaries and structures of memory.” Oxford University Press published the book on October 2, 2018.
The first novel in 13 years from the author of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of June 9th. It will debut at number 3 on the Hardcover Fiction list and number 4 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list. Grand Central published the book on May 21, 2019.
IN WEST MILLS, De’Shawn Charles Winslow’s debut novel, was named a Best Book of the Month by Entertainment Weekly. The book was also included on anticipated summer book lists from USA Today, Minneapolis’ Star Tribune, The Millions, and more. EW writes: “Winslow spans decades in his infectious, empathetic portrait of Knot, a woman whose habits include reading, drinking, and bucking societal norms, and the community that grows and changes around her.” Bloomsbury published the book on June 4, 2019.
Heidi Diehl’s debut novel LIFELINES is one of Cosmopolitan’s Best Books of June 2019 and one of Star Tribune’s Best Summer Reads. HMH will publish the book on June 18, 2019.
Anna Pitoniak’s NECESSARY PEOPLE appeared in the Toronto Star on their list of great thrillers to check out this summer. Little, Brown published the book on May 21, 2019.
Hannah Orenstein’s novel LOVE AT FIRST LIKE is one of Buzzfeed’s 29 Summer Books to Get Excited About. Atria will publish the book on August 6, 2019.
WE CAST A SHADOW was named a Best Book of the Year (So Far) by Vulture, who write: “This propulsive debut novel follows an unnamed black man who will go to great lengths to shield his biracial son from discrimination in a future America that barely feels far-fetched in its all-encompassing racism... We Cast a Shadow is speculative fiction that’s so razor-sharp that its rage is never undercut by its cleverness.” One World published the book on January 29, 2019.
RULES FOR VISITING was named a Best Book of the Year (So Far) by Vulture, who write: “Kane’s understated meditation on loneliness in the digital age [is] just the right kind of narrative, an antidote for our distracted day.” Penguin Press published the book May 14, 2019.
THE OLD DRIFT was named a Best Book of the Year (So Far) by Vulture, who write: “Serpell’s smashing together of genres leads to the inevitable moment when disjointed story arcs collide, the explosion feels like nothing less than destiny." Hogarth published the book on March 26, 2019.