News in January 2018
News in January 2018
SONORA was named to the shortlist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. The $25,000 award is given to “an author whose debut work—a first novel or collection of short stories published in 2017—represents distinguished literary achievement and suggests great promise.” Soho Press published the book on March 28, 2017.
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC newsman who had a panic attack live on Good Morning America, which led him to something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He wrote the bestselling book, "10% Happier," and now Dan’s 10% Happier How-To Book has enjoyed a month on the New York Times Bestseller list. Spiegel & Grau published the hardcover on December 26, 2017.
Karley is a writer, television journalist, and producer, based in New York and Los Angeles. She is the founder of Slutever, a website that explores sexuality while being both funny and insightful. SLUTEVER is also a Viceland TV series. Her book comes out as a paperback original from Grand Central on February 6, 2018.
Hermione Hoby’s debut novel NEON IN DAYLIGHT is one of Writer’s Bones 21 Books That Should Be On Your Radar: January. Catapult published NEON IN DAYLIGHT on January 9, 2018.
Kirkus raved about Dan Sheehan’s debut novel, RESTLESS SOULS, calling it “a moving journey through grief, loss, war, and new beginnings for three childhood friends on the cusp of finally growing up,” and “a paean to friendship and the resilience of the human spirit.” IG Publishing will publish the book on April 10, 2018.
The basis for an acclaimed movie which is still in theaters, Andre Aciman’s first novel, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME will debut at number 8 on the New York Times Bestseller list for Paperback Trade Fiction for the week of January 21 . Farrar Straus & Giroux released the movie tie in edition on October 3, 2017.
The 44th book in Stuart Woods bestselling Stone Barrington series will debut at number 4 on the New York Times Bestseller list for Combined Print & E-Book Fiction & number 7 on the list for Hardcover Fiction for the week of January 21st.
Hermione Hoby’s debut novel NEON IN DAYLIGHT is a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. The first line was featured in San Francisco Chronicle’s “Grabbers” series. Catapult published NEON IN DAYLIGHT on January 9.
Daniel Harris’s new book will debut at #9 on Sunday’s Advice, How-to, and Miscellaneous New York Times bestseller list. The book was also debuted at #16 on the Publishers Weekly Bestseller list. He was recently interviewed by NPR’s Morning Edition about his book. Spiegel & Grau published the hardcover December 26, 2017.
Karley Sciortino’s SLUTEVER is a call-to-arms, a confessional memoir, a slut manifesto, as told by a sex-radical hedonist in a pink PVC mini dress. In addition to the book, SLUTEVER will also be a TV series on Viceland in 2018. The book comes out as a paperback original from Grand Central on February 6, 2018.
Chelsey Johnson’s debut novel was named one of the most anticipated books of 2018 by The Millions which says “Chelsey Johnson’s debut novel, which comes after a successful run of short stories like the Ploughshares Solo “Escape and Reverse,” is a humorous and heartfelt exploration of sexual identity and unconventional families.” The book also received a positive review in the Publisher Weekly which called it a “smart and delightful debut.” Custom House will publish the book on March 20, 2018.