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In its rave review the New York Times calls Bill Cunningham’s FASHION CLIMBING, “an unexpected gift… a Strunk and White of chic,” an “obscenely enjoyable romp,” writes Simon Doonan in the New York Times Book Review. T Magazine and Town & Country run thoughtful appreciation essays and Vogue excerpts, EW.com chronicles the incredible story behind the secret memoir, InStyle highlights the 7 surprising things they learned, and Vanity Fair declares “Cunningham’s book seems to sit entirely apart from the vast canon of fashion memoirs.”
The Associated Press and Publishers Weekly highlight Ben Fountain’s BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BURN AGAIN in their fall previews. It makes Book Riot’s midterm reading list and they say “it’s one of the best examinations of 2016.” D Magazine and the Dallas Morning News highlight the early buzz about the book and Texas Monthly.com previews it in terrific Q&A.
Dr. Dan Siegel discusses the science behind meditation and his latest bestseller, AWARE, with Dr. Phil. Yoga Journal runs an excerpt on how meditation can change your life, and tune into the nature of consciousness on Spirituality and Health’s podcast
The Washington Post calls Katharine Weber’s STILL LIFE WITH MONKEY “a beautifully wrought paean of praise for the ordinary pleasures taken for granted by the able-bodied.” Amazon Book Review cites Weber as “an expert stylist who takes an admirably detached view of the high stakes in this plot.” And Kirkus’s starred review raves it is “possibly the best work yet from an always stimulating writer.”
Parker Posey’s memoir, YOU’RE ON AN AIRPLANE, is just out with coverage in Entertainment Weekly‘s Summer Book Preview, a New York Times Magazine interview, Washington Post Style section feature, Vogue review, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, and a 5-page spread in People Magazine. Her interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon is a must-watch, and here’s a completely charming interview on NPR’s All Things Considered.
In a rave New York Times review, Dwight Garner calls Bill Cunningham’s posthumous memoir, FASHION CLIMBING, “an unexpected gift… a Strunk and White of chic,” and in the New York Times Book Review, Simon Doonan says it’s an “obscenely enjoyable romp.” T Magazine and Town & Country run thoughtful appreciation essays and Vogue runs a lengthy excerpt in their September issue. EW.com chronicles the incredible story behind the secret memoir, InStyle highlights the 7 surprising things they learned, and Vanity Fair declares “Cunningham’s book seems to sit entirely apart from the vast canon of fashion memoirs.”
The Associated Press and Publishers Weekly highlight Ben Fountain’s BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BURN AGAIN: Democracy, Rebellion and Revolution in their fall previews. It makes Book Riot’s midterm reading list and they say “it’s one of the best examinations of 2016.” D Magazine and the Dallas Morning News highlight the early buzz about the book and Texas Monthly.com previews it in terrific Q&A. In their starred reviews Booklist calls it “pithy and profound” and Publishers Weekly says it’s “the best portrait yet of an astounding election.”
Stanford professor James Fishkin’s Wall Street Journal op-ed, “Yes, Ordinary Citizens Can Decide Complex Issues,” is adapted from his book DEMOCRACY WHEN THE PEOPLE ARE THINKING.
The Memphis Flyer calls Inman Majors’ PENELOPE LEMON “a diverting page-turner.” It’s one of Read it Forward’s Favorite Reads of August, Kirkus calls it “a light and lively send up of modern woes,” the Knoxville News Sentinel says “Majors’ mixture of ‘saints and sinners’…is a laugh out loud read,” and Nashville Scene calls it “saucy and profane and funny on every page.”
In OBAMA: An Oral History 2009-2017, Brian Abrams offers an unprecedented insider view of the Obama White House and administration. Here, Abrams shares his secrets in Entertainment Weekly and Kirkus Reviews, and The Daily Beast’s juicy excerpt details “How the GOP screwed Obama on immigration reform.”
The stories in Valerie Trueblood’s TERRARIUM: New and Selected Stories are “small on the outside, but once you’ve stepped through the door they expand in all directions until, by the end, surely it’s a novel you just finished reading,” writes the New York Times Book Review. Read an excerpt on Lit Hub, as well as these stunning reviews in Publisher’s Weekly–comparing Trueblood to Alice Munro and Lydia Davis, Bustle, and the Seattle Times.
General Michael Hayden explores THE ASSAULT ON INTELLIGENCE in his must-read excerpt in The New York Times, as well as on NPR, CNN, and CBS This Morning. Here he discusses our national intelligence crisis on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and on NPR’s 1A.
NPR.org calls Kevin Powers “a hell of a writer,” and says A SHOUT IN THE RUINS “is nothing short of brilliant.” The San Francisco Chronicle writes that it “sizzles with authentic tragedy, realism and unreconciled memory. PBS Newshour airs Power’s In My Humble Opinion essay, “When Memorial Day Becomes Every Day.” A Kirkus starred review makes comparisons to Faulkner, and Library Journal’s starred review calls it “a masterly meditation on our unbreakable connection to a world predicated on cyclical violence.”
Andrew Lawler’s op-ed “Virginia Dare and the Myth of American Whiteness” runs in the Washington Post, and National Geographic runs an excerpt from THE SECRET TOKEN: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony. Here he offers insight into who really founded America in this USA Today op-ed.
“Better Call Saul Meets La Leche League in this creative… harrowing account of [Baker’s] childbearing years at the center of the Midwestern methamphetamine crisis,” writes Kirkus Reviews of Laura Jean Baker’s debut, THE MOTHERHOOD AFFIDAVITS. Baker also shares her humor and wisdom in pieces on Salon, Washington Post’s On Parenting, and Scary Mommy.
Time Magazine runs a timely excerpt from high powered divorce lawyer James Sexton’s IF YOU’RE IN MY OFFICE, IT’S ALREADY TOO LATE, entitled “Facebook is a Cheating Machine.” And here Sexton helps “Steve” viewers answer their toughest relationship questions. Here’s Sexton on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and Good Morning America, as well as a juicy feature in the New York Post and his essay, “Is Marriage Ruining Your Sex Life?” in Psychology Today.
The Washington Post calls Christopher Potter’s THE EARTH GAZERS a “beautifully written overview of our voyage into the heavens,” and NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday interviews Potter and Apollo 11 astronaut Mike Collins.
In this Time.com op-ed, psychotherapist, mental health consultant for AMC’s Mad Men, and author of IT’S NOT ALWAYS DEPRESSION, Hilary Jacobs Hendel shows couples how emotion science can ease the pressure of creating the perfect Valentine’s Day.
Jillian Medoff’s THIS COULD HURT launches with a rave review in the Washington Post, and as one of EW.com‘s Books to Read in January 2018. Popsugar, Book Riot, and Southern Living all include it as one of the most anticipated books of 2018. And check out Medoff’s voracious reading habits in this Shelf Awareness Reading With Q&A.
Naima Coster’s HALSEY STREET is one of People Magazine’s Best New Books.
PBS Newshour divulges “How Rupi Kaur Became a Hero to Millions of Young Women.” THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and continues to dominate, along with MILK AND HONEY. See features on NPR’s Morning Edition and in the New York Times Style section, New York Magazine’s The Cut, Bustle, Women’s Wear Daily and Teen Vogue.
LitHub runs a heart pounding excerpt from Masaji Ishikawa memoir of his escape from North Korea, A RIVER IN DARKNESS, and the Wall Street Journal says, “Mr. Ishikawa’s…descriptions of North Korean poverty are chilling, as are his accounts of the corruption and repression that dominated every aspect of life there… searing, swiftly paced.”
Debut novelist James Han Mattson is interviewed about THE LOST PRAYERS OF RICKY GRAVES on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday and in the Chicago Tribune. LitHub shares his essay about how his negative reaction to the It Get’s Better campaign inspired his novel.
The New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town” on the Oval Office photo shoot for YOU CAN’T SPELL AMERICA WITHOUT ME by Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen. Read an exclusive excerpt in the Hollywood Reporter. Check out this ‘yuuge’ Washington Post feature too.
Justice Ginsburg’s personal trainer Bryant Johnson launches THE RBG WORKOUT with an appearance on Good Morning America, a front page feature in USA Today, NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Parade.com and an excerpt in Glamour Magazine.