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March 25, 2022

CHINA ROOM by Sunjeev Sahota was shortlisted for The Rathbones Folio 2022 Prize. The prize “celebrates the best literary talent from the UK and around the world,” and “is also known as the ‘writer’s prize’ – the only major literary award for which all the books in contention are selected and judged by an academy of peers.” Viking published the novel on July 13, 2021.

March 25, 2022

EVERYBODY by Olivia Laing was longlisted for The Rathbones Folio 2022 Prize. The prize “celebrates the best literary talent from the UK and around the world,” and “is also known as the ‘writer’s prize’ – the only major literary award for which all the books in contention are selected and judged by an academy of peers.” W. W. Norton & Company published the book on May 4, 2021.

FINDING ASHLEY by Danielle Steel
March 18, 2022

FINDING ASHLEY debuted at number 1 on the New York Times monthly mass-market bestseller list for the month of March 2022. Dell released the mass-market edition of FINDING ASHLEY on January 25, 2022.

VERY COLD PEOPLE by Sarah Manguso
March 18, 2022

Sarah Manguso was announced as the winner of the 2022 Arts and Letters Awards in Literature by The American Academy of Arts and Letters. The prize honors “exceptional accomplishment in any genre.” The awards will be presented at the Academy’s annual Ceremonial in May. Hogarth published Manguso’s debut novel VERY COLD PEOPLE on February 8, 2022.

BITCH by Lucy Cooke
March 18, 2022

Lucy Cooke’s latest book received a rave review in The Guardian, which calls it “A bold and gripping takedown of the sexist mythology baked into biology… Bitch is so full of marvellous surprises about sex roles that I sensed Cooke herself was transformed in its writing.” Basic Books will publish the book in the US on June 14, 2022.

THE YEAR THAT BROKE AMERICA by Andrew Rice
March 18, 2022

The Wall Street Journal reviewed Andrew Rice’s book about the 2000 election, THE YEAR THAT BROKE AMERICA, deeming it “an engaging, deftly constructed but conspicuously partisan account of the brief period that changed the United States for the worse.” HarperCollins published the book on February 22, 2022.

March 11, 2022

The audiobook of Dawnie Walton’s debut THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL & NEV is the winner of the 2022 Audie Award for Fiction. The winners were announced via the 2022 Audie Awards program on March 4. The book was also longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022, which aims to “empower all women to raise their voice and own their story, shining a spotlight on outstanding and ambitious fiction by women from anywhere in the world, regardless of their age, race, nationality or background.” The shortlist for the award will be announced on April 27, and the winner will be announced on June 15. 37 Ink published THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL & NEV on March 30 2021.

March 11, 2022

THE MOVEMENT MADE US by David Dennis Jr. in collaboration with his father, David Dennis Sr., received a glowing review from Publishers Weekly. They herald the book as a “gripping memoir” with “[r]ecollections brought to life in subtle and evocative prose…captur[ing] a remarkably intimate and vivid portrait of the human side of the civil rights movement.” Harper will publish the memoir on May 10, 2022.

March 11, 2022

Cleyvis Natera’s highly anticipated debut NERUDA ON THE PARK received a positive review from Kirkus. They praise: “Natera plays with definitions of home and material and spiritual success, showing how the personal and political can become confused even when a cause, or a crime, seems straightforward. A savvy melodrama, warmhearted and as astute as a lawyer’s brief.” Ballantine Books will publish the novel on May 17, 2022.

March 11, 2022

Election-law professor Rick Hasen appeared on the Slate podcast Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick to discuss his latest book, CHEAP SPEECH, and “the speech that’s undermining elections, and what to do about it.” Yale University Press published the book on March 8, 2022.