Coming Fall 2020: John Brennan’s UNDAUNTED

On October 6, former CIA director John Brennan will be publishing his powerful and revelatory memoir UNDAUNTED through Celadon Books. UNDAUNTED:My Fight Against America’s Enemies, At Home and AbroadISBN 9781250241771, e-book ISBN 9781250241757 In this brutally honest memoir, Brennan, the son of an Irish immigrant who settled in New Jersey, describes the life that took […]

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Coming Winter 2021: James Comey’s SAVING JUSTICE

On January 12, 2021, Flatiron Books will publish James Comey’s SAVING JUSTICE: Truth, Transparency, and Trust, an exploration of justice and fairness in the US justice system. James Comey might best be known as the FBI director that Donald Trump fired in 2017, but he’s had a long, varied career in the law and justice […]

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Author Spotlight: Catherine Lacey (7/20/20)

Catherine Lacey is an author who takes literary fiction to the next level. Her third novel, PEW, is a foreboding, provocative, and amorphous fable about the world today: its contradictions, its flimsy morality, and the limits of judging others based on their appearance. Catherine pushes boundaries and keeps you guessing with the story of a […]

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Fall 2020 Drop-In: UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN

Emmanuel Acho, host of the viral hit video series “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” will publish his urgent primer on race and racism this fall with Flatiron Books. UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MANISBN 9781250800466, on sale 11/10/20 “You cannot fix a problem you do not know you have.” So begins Emmanuel Acho in […]

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3 Stars for JUST US

First, she changed the conversation with CITIZEN: An American Lyric. Now, Claudia Rankine’s essay collection JUST US: An American Conversation has received THREE starred reviews! “MacArthur Fellowship recipient Rankine (CITIZEN: An American Lyric) combines poetry, prose, and imagery in this unique and powerful meditation on the challenges of communicating across the racial divide in America… […]

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Fourth of July 2020

Get your red, white, and blue ready! We’re celebrating this Fourth of July with speculative and satirical stories about our current political state, a flirty cross-countries LGBTQ romance, an intimate collection of stories from America’s immigrants, and short stories following characters from all over the country. WHY VISIT AMERICA: Stories by Matthew Baker “Bold, captivating, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Politics (6/24/20)

A mind-changing and cautionary note for our time, a masterful visual take on the Constitution, and a blueprint for how America can protect the future of its democracy–all in this nonfiction round-up. THE PEOPLE, NO: A Brief History of Anti-Populism by Thomas Frank “Frank’s writing is notable for its clarity and its ability to make […]

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New E-galleys (6/15/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: CONFESSIONS IN B FLAT by Donna HillISBN 9781640638990, on sale 11/24/20 A multi-media retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the 1964 Civil Rights movement from an Essence bestselling author who lived through it. LONE […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (4/15/20)

The complex and hidden stories behind street names and a hilarious dive into everyday queer life in the twenty-first century–both in this nonfiction round-up. THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask 3 starred reviews! “Journalist Mask’s entertaining and wide-ranging debut investigates the history of street addresses […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (3/18/20)

A thoroughly researched case for abolishing the Electoral College and an intimate story collection of America’s immigrants–both in this nonfiction round-up. LET THE PEOPLE PICK THE PRESIDENT: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College by Jesse Wegman “Wegman (member, New York Times editorial board) explores arguments for abolishing the Electoral College, therefore enabling the election […]

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