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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, and the Richmond Times Dispatch says, “Powers creates a novel that excels in all aspects and advances his place among contemporary American writers.” Two starred reviews for Kevin Powers’ A SHOUT IN THE RUINS: Kirkus, comparing it to Faulkner, writes “an impressive novel of slavery, destruction, and the arduous difficulties of love,” and Library Journal calls it “a masterly meditation on our unbreakable connection to a world predicated on cyclical violence.”
“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.com.
Kirkus raves about Inman Majors’s novel, PENELOPE LEMON “’Yes, now that she thought of it, she had definitely posed nude while hitting a bong. The bong was green. Her name was Tinkerbell. Recalling all this, Penelope spent a moment wondering if she was really meant for life in the middle class.’ Majors (Loves Winning Plays, 2012, etc.) writes lines like that for breakfast, so you’ll want to stay for lunch.”
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 THIS COULD HURT 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.
THE HUNTING ACCIDENT by David L. Carlson and Landis Blair is one of Publisher Weekly’s best books of 2017. The New York Times Book Review weighs in, and GQ.com calls it “the best true crime story of 2017.”
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.
Publisher’s Weekly announces new imprint from A Public Space Books.