>

Exploring the art of fiction

Menu

BOOK LAUNCHES

New books: week of August 20

August 21, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   John Larison, Whiskey When We’re Dry Viking From Publishers Weekly: “True Grit meets Yentl in Larison’s evocative debut. In the post-Civil War West, 17-year-old…

Read More

New books: week of August 6

August 7, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Crystal Hana Kim, If You Leave Me Morrow From Publishers Weekly: “A family struggles to balance tradition and change in Kim’s…

Read More

New books: week of July 9

July 10, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Keith Gessen, A Terrible Country Viking From Publishers Weekly: “In Gessen’s exceptional and trenchant novel, floundering 30-something professor Andrei Kaplan flees…

Read More

New books: week of June 11!

June 12, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all! Nick Arvin, Mad Boy Europa Editions From Kirkus Reviews: “Across the battlefields of the War of 1812, a young boy races to…

Read More

New books: week of June 4

June 5, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Adrienne Celt, Invitation to a Bonfire Bloomsbury Publishing  From Kirkus Reviews: “Trembling with atmosphere, Celt’s (The Daughters, 2015) second novel follows…

Read More

New books: week of April 30

May 1, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all! Jamel Brinkley, A Lucky Man Graywolf Press From Kirkus Reviews: “An assured debut collection of stories about men and women, young and…

Read More

New books: week of April 16!

April 17, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Julian Barnes, The Only Story Knopf From Kirkus Reviews: “A May-September romance devolves into dysfunction and regret. Much like Barnes’ 2011…

Read More

New books: week of April 9!

April 10, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Therese Bohman, Eventide Other Press From Kirkus Reviews: “A perceptive novel about early-middle-age angst as an art history professor realizes the…

Read More

New books: Week of March 12!

March 13, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Alan Hollinghurst, The Sparsholt Affair Knopf From The Guardian: “Alan Hollinghurst’s sixth novel, The Sparsholt Affair, opens in Oxford during the second…

Read More

New books: week of March 5!

March 5, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Ramona Ausubel, Awayland Riverhead From Kirkus Reviews: “Eleven stories laced with humorous developments, mythic tendencies, and magical realist premises. Ausubel (Sons…

Read More