News in August 2017
News in August 2017
The latest novel by Fiona Davis debuted at number 13 on the Indiebound Bestseller list for the week of 8/16/17. The book was also named on the 12 best new books in the 8/21/2017 issue of People Magazine. Dutton published the book on August 1, 2017.
Angelica Baker’s OUR LITTLE RACKET tops the list of books The Atlantic editors and writers are reading this summer. The Atlantic writes, “any reader will appreciate the tightly woven drama of this book, which brings its five protagonists out of the margins of the crisis and into an explosive confrontation of their own.” Ecco published OUR LITTLE RACKET on June 20, 2017.
The acclaimed new novel by Andrew Sean Greer debuted at number 14 on the Indiebound Bestseller list for the week of 8/16/17. Dutton published the book on August 1, 2017.
The debut memoir by Anne Gisleson, which Dave Eggers calls a “shattering and very important book” has received a lot of press in advance of its publication. Amazon named it one of the Best Books of August in the Biography/Memoir category. The book was also reviewed in Elle Magazine and Real Simple and was named one of the 17 books we can’t wait to read in August by Hello Giggles. Little Brown and Company will publish the book on August 22, 2017.
Eugene Lim’s DEAR CYBORGS was included in the San Francisco Chronicle’s roundup of new science fiction and fantasy books. For The Village Voice, Ross Barkan writes that DEAR CYBORGS is “drawing the sorts of critical accolades that should vault [Lim] into the first rank of American writers.” FSG Originals published DEAR CYBORGS on June 6, 2017.
The first trailer for the acclaimed adaptation of Andre Aciman’s first novel, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME debuted online. The film directed by Luca Guadagnino (A BIGGER SPLASH & I AM LOVE) will be released on November 24th. Aciman’s latest book ENIGMA VARIATIONS was published on January 3, 2017 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
The latest novel by Andrew Sean Greer received a rave Front cover review in the New York Times Book Review. The reviewer, Christopher Buckley, calls it “the funniest, smartest and most humane novel I’ve read since Tom Rachman’s 2010 debut, “The Imperfectionists.”’ And says that “Less” is excellent company. It’s no less than bedazzling, bewitching and be-wonderful.” The author was also interviewed on the New York Times Book Review podcast. Little Brown published the book on July 18, 2017.
The second book in the Licanius Trilogy was named one of the best Science Fiction & Fantasy book for August by Amazon. Orbit will publish the book on August 22, 2017.
Rachel Khong’s GOODBYE, VITAMIN is one of the hottest books of the summer, according to Oprah, Vanity Fair, and Refinery29. The book also received a glowing review in the New York Times Book Review from Doree Shafrir, who calls it “a quietly brilliant disquisition on family, relationships and adulthood, told in prose that is so startling in its spare beauty that I found myself thinking about Khong's turns of phrase for days after I'd finished reading”
Jaroslav Kalfar’s SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA was reviewed in The Times Literary Supplement, which calls it “dizzyingly inventive, alternately lyrical, earthy, silly and sad.” Little, Brown published SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA on March 7, 2017...
Angelica Baker’s debut novel OUR LITTLE RACKET is one of Refinery29’s favorite books of the year so far. Ecco published OUR LITTLE RACKET on June 20, 2017.
Publishers Weekly reviewed the children’s book, calling it “a book that encourages readers to observe the world with wonder and curiosity.” School Library Journal also reviewed, whose verdict was “an imagination stretcher for younger audiences who enjoy marveling at mind-bending numbers.” Greenwillow books will publish the picture book on September 12, 2017....