Brian Muraresku joined Michael Smerconish to discuss THE IMMORTALITY KEY, both on CNN and on Smerconish’s SiriusXM program. Smerconish praises the book as “tremendous” and “stunning,” noting that Muraresku has “something big on [his] hands here." Additionally, the book continues to top bestsellers lists across Amazon US, Canada, and Germany. St. Martin’s Press published THE IMMORTALITY KEY on September 29, 2020.
Dylan Farrow spoke with USA Today and NPR about her new YA fantasy novel, HUSH. “We are living in a time where information is getting manipulated and weaponized, and we are constantly bombarded with it,” Farrow says. “How do you find the truth in that information, in that quagmire? Where does it reside? Who gets to control it? And how far is too far in the pursuit of truth?” The book has also been named a must-read of the season in lists by BookRiot, Gizmodo, HelloGiggles, and Medium. Wednesday Books published HUSH on October 6, 2020.
Brian Muraresku’s THE IMMORTALITY KEY is an Amazon best seller, featuring at #1 in History and #5 in Audible Books & Originals. St. Martin’s Press published THE IMMORTALITY KEY on September 29, 2020.
The Wall Street Journal praises PHALLACY by Emily Willingham. They write: “If you like did-you-know books, and your tastes run a little outré, then PHALLACY is worth a look...Ms. Willingham has written an amusing book, willing to tackle pressing issues.” Avery published PHALLACY on September 22, 2020.
Jeremy England’s EVERY LIFE IS ON FIRE was featured in The Wall Street Journal. Andrew Crumey writes: “EVERY LIFE IS ON FIRE is dense, impassioned, and absorbing...[It] comes to us from the forefront of scientific inquiry; a novel species whose fate remains to be determined.” Basic Books published the book on September 15, 2020.
Conor Dougherty’s GOLDEN GATES was shortlisted for the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice. The annual prize “celebrates the power of the written word to create change in the name of justice for all.” Goddard Riverside Executive Director Roderick L. Jones writes: “At a time when our politics can seem senseless and brutal, these works light the way forward to a better society.” GOLDEN GATES published February 18, 2020 from Penguin Press.
Richard Hasen’s ELECTION MELTDOWN is on Pete Buttigieg’s reading list. Buttigieg praised the book as being “[e]xtremely timely…There are a lot of specific problems and I think [Hasen’s] got a handle on what those issues are and how to stay ahead of them.” Additionally, Hasen joined John King on CNN this week to discuss allegations of voter fraud. Yale University Press published ELECTION MELTDOWN on February 4, 2020.
Kirkus Reviews praised FREEDOM FROM THE MARKET by Mike Konczal as “[a]n economic manifesto on behalf of the 99% poorly served by the present economy. For readers inclined toward democratic socialism, this is a valuable source of support.” The New Press will publish the book on January 12, 2021.
Connor Towne O’Neill’s DOWN ALONG WITH THAT DEVIL’S BONES is an October Indie Next Pick. Brian Lampkin of Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, NC writes that the “combination of historical research on the ‘Southern Cause’ and Jim Crow racism, combined with visits to the most contentious monuments to slavery, bring this work to visceral life.” Additionally, New York Journal of Books says that Towne O’Neill “writes with a fluency of American culture that portends well for his books to come,” while Birmingham Watch praises “a beautifully written book that explores some of America’s ugliest sins through the life and legacy of a profound sinner.” Towne O’Neill also sat down with CNN for an interview published online. Algonquin Books published DOWN ALONG WITH THAT DEVIL’S BONES on September 29, 2020.
Richard Hasen, author of ELECTION MELTDOWN, joined Anderson Cooper on AC360 to discuss mail-in voting myths. He also sat down for a Q&A with Isaac Chotiner of the New Yorker to discuss “whether people should vote by mail or in person, what happens if state legislatures try to choose their own slates of electors, and what the next Congress can do to make elections freer and fairer.” Lastly, Hasen was featured in the New York Times op-ed “Will Trump’s Presidency Ever End?” by Frank Bruni. Yale University Press published ELECTION MELTDOWN on February 4, 2020.