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November 19, 2021

INDELICACY by Amina Cain was longlisted for the New Literary Project’s 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. The New Literary Project Chair Joseph Di Prisco says that the titles chosen for the longlist “embody the inspiring richness and vitality of storytelling in our country.” The prize will be awarded to “an author of fiction in the middle of a burgeoning career.” Finalists are expected to be announced in early March 2022, and the winner will be announced in April 2022. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux published the book on February 11, 2020.

November 19, 2021

THE SWANK HOTEL by Lucy Corin was longlisted for the New Literary Project’s 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. The New Literary Project Chair Joseph Di Prisco says that the titles chosen for the longlist “embody the inspiring richness and vitality of storytelling in our country.” The prize will be awarded to “an author of fiction in the middle of a burgeoning career.” Finalists are expected to be announced in early March 2022, and the winner will be announced in April 2022. Graywolf Press published the novel on October 5, 2021.

November 19, 2021

RULES FOR VISITING by Jessica Francis Kane was longlisted for the New Literary Project’s 2022 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. The New Literary Project Chair Joseph Di Prisco says that the titles chosen for the longlist “embody the inspiring richness and vitality of storytelling in our country.” The prize will be awarded to “an author of fiction in the middle of a burgeoning career.” Finalists are expected to be announced in early March 2022, and the winner will be announced in April 2022. Penguin Press published the novel on May 14, 2019.

November 19, 2021

AND NOW I SPILL THE FAMILY SECRETS by Margaret Kimball was nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Graphic Novels & Comics. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. HarperOne published the book on April 20, 2021.

November 19, 2021

THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL & NEV is one of Amazon’s top 100 books of the year. The book was also nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Debut Novel and Best Historical Fiction. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. 37 Ink published the novel on March 30, 2021.

November 19, 2021

THE LOST APOTHECARY by Sarah Penner is one of Amazon’s top 100 books of the year. The book was also nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Debut Novel and Best Historical Novel. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. Park Row published the book on March 2, 2021.

November 19, 2021

APPLESEED by Matt Bell is one of Amazon’s twenty Best Science Fiction & Fantasy titles of the year. The book was also nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Science Fiction. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. Custom House published the novel on July 13, 2021.

November 19, 2021

THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones, Jr. is one of Amazon’s twenty Best Literature & Fiction titles of the year, as well as one of the top 100 overall books of the year. The book was also nominated for the 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Historical Fiction and Best Debut Novel. The opening round of voting will conclude on November 28, and winners will be announced on December 9. G.P. Putnam’s Sons published the book on January 5, 2021.

November 19, 2021

SCIENTIST: E.O. WILSON: A LIFE IN NATURE by Richard Rhodes is one of Amazon’s twenty Best Science books of the year. Doubleday published the book on November 9, 2021.

November 12, 2021

Alan Cumming will appear at the 38th annual Miami Book Fair on November 20 to discuss his memoir, BAGGAGE. The event will be moderated by author Julio Capó Jr., associate professor of history at Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs, and will be accessible both in person and via livestream. Dey Street Books published BAGGAGE on October 26, 2021.