News in August 2018
News in August 2018
Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me! and a popular columnist for Runner’s World, shares lessons, stories, advice, and warnings gleaned from running the equivalent of once around the earth. Simon & Schuster will publish the hardcover October 30, 2018.
This masterful biography is a 2018 Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Book Award Finalist! These Awards recognize the creative talent of Southern California writers, editors, illustrators and subject matter. The winners will be announced during SCIBA’s Annual Trade Show, which will take place on October 20th and 21st, 2018. Simon & Schuster published the hardcover on May 8, 2018.
THE LAST COWBOYS is, “a book that rings as true a portrait of the West as a C.M. Russell painting” according to Lee Benson of Deseret News. W.W. Norton published the hardcover edition of this book on May 15, 2018.
Rosie Walsh’s GHOSTED received a glowing write up from NPR, as part of their 3 Sweet Reads for August’s Hot Days roundup. Pam Dorman Books published GHOSTED on July 24, 2018.
Michael “Mike D” Diamond and Adam “ADROCK” Horovitz bring you BEASTIE BOYS BOOK - not the typical music memoir. Alongside the band narrative, you will find rare photos, original illustrations, a cookbook by chef Roy Choi, a graphic novel, a map of Beastie Boys’ New York, mixtape playlists, pieces by guest contributors, and many more surprises. Available now for pre-order, Spiegel & Grau publish the hardcover edition on October 30, 2018.
Kwame Anthony Appiah was interviewed on the Netfilx/Vox.com show EXPLAINED in an episode called “Can We Live Forever.” His latest book THE LIES THAT BIND: Rethinking Identity will be published by Liveright on August 28, 2018.
Jaroslav Kalfar’s acclaimed debut novel was named a fiction finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Little, Brown and Company published the book on March 7, 2017.
Kirkus, in a starred review, calls Kiese Laymon’s HEAVY a “Pyrotechnic… A dynamic memoir that is unsettling in all the best ways.” HEAVY is forthcoming from Scribner on October 16, 2018.
The acclaimed debut thriller by Rosie Walsh will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of August 12th. The book will debut at number 5 on the Hardcover Bestseller list. Pamela Dorman Books published the book on July 24, 2018.
Olivia Laing appeared on the “How to Fail with Elizabeth Day” podcast to discuss how she overcame the failures of her 20s to become a successful writer. She also discusses her new novel CRUDO. W.W. Norton will publish the book in the U.S. on September 11, 2018.
“This clever, cacophonous novel of metaphysical gothic from Jackson (Half Life) teems with voices of the living and the dead… a wonderful book,” writes Publisher’s Weekly of Shelley Jackson’s new novel, RIDDANCE: or, The Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers & Hearing-Mouth Children, in a starred review. Black Balloon Publishing will publish the book on October 16, 2018.