News in June 2018
News in June 2018
The New York Times named James A. McLaughlin’s debut novel one of “9 New Books We Recommend This Week.” The book was also reviewed in the crime column. The reviewer Marilyn Stasio calls it a “gruesomely gorgeous debut novel about an imperfect hero” and says “McLaughlin writes about the natural world with casual lyricism and un-self-conscious joy, while describing physical violence so vividly you want to look away.” Ecco published the book on June 12, 2018.
Hannah Orenstein’s debut novel PLAYING WITH MATCHES is one of Elite Daily’s 6 Books About Dating In Your 20s That Are Ridiculously Relatable. Us Weekly’s Happy Ever After column interviewed Hannah on the day of her publication, and Bustle featured Hannah’s novel in an article comparing it to ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ for matchmaking. Hannah penned a piece for Washington Post about her experiences as a matchmaker, which served as the inspiration for her book.
The Guardian recently reviewed the reissued edition of CARNET DE VOYAGE. The reviewer, Rachel Cooke, calls it a “lovely edition” and says “Clever, funny and disarmingly honest, it is, of course, predictably lovely to look at; Thompson is a master sketcher. What I like about it most, though, is the way it acts as an antidote to the all-seeing, all-consuming power of the smartphone.” Drawn & Quarterly reissued the book in the U.S. on April 24, 2018.
Samantha Hunt was interviewed by The New York Times Book Review for their “By The Book” column. Her novel THE SEAS was reissued by Tin House Books on July 10, 2018.
Jen Silverman’s debut collection of stories was reviewed in the New York Times Book Review. The reviewer, Julie Orringer, says”These stories, in any case, are irresistible, delivering a portrait of contemporary relationships that, although bleak, is shot through with veins of real connection.” Random House published the book on May 1, 2018.
Ashleigh Young’s debut collection of essays, CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS?, is on the New Yorker’s summer reading list. Riverhead Books will publish CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? on July 3rd, 2018.
The latest Stone Barrington novel will debut on the New York Times Bestseller List for the week of June 24, 2018. It will debut at number 4 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction bestseller list and number 10 on the Hardcover Fiction Bestseller list. G.P. Putnam’s Sons published the book on June 5, 2018.
The New York Times reviewed BEARSKIN, and called the novel, “Gruesomely gorgeous…remarkable…McLaughlin writes about the natural world with casual lyricism and un-self-conscious joy…the kind of writing that makes me shiver.” The Washington Post also reviewed BEARSKIN, calling it an “Exciting first novel…some of the best action writing in recent fiction.”
Tara Isabella Burton’s debut thriller was named one of Popsugar’s “30 Must-Read Books to Bring on Your Summer Vacation.” The book was also reviewed by The Guardian which calls it “A ridiculously assured first novel, told in an utterly original voice that doesn’t waver – even when it tackles body disposal.”
Ashleigh Young's essay collection was named one of Popsugar’s “30 Must-Read Books to Bring on Your Summer Vacation.” Riverhead books will publish the book on July 3, 2018.
Adam Winkler’s book WE THE CORPORATIONS: HOW AMERICAN BUSINESSES WON THEIR CIVIL RIGHTS was named one of the best books of the year so far by Amazon in the “Best Business & Leadership Books” category. Liveright published the book on February 27, 2018.