Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Booklist has deemed these adult titles to be perfect for teen readers . . . and we agree! NATURALLY TAN by Tan FranceFrom one of the stars of Netflix’s overnight sensation Queer Eye, Tan France’s memoir has his signature wit, style, and tells the origin story of one of the few openly gay, South Asian men […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Booklist and School Library Journal have deemed these adult books to be perfect for teens . . . and we agree! HOTBOX: Inside Catering, the Food World’s Riskiest Business by Matt Lee and Ted LeeThe beloved Lee Brothers take on the competitive and wild world of high-end catering, exposing the secrets of the food business […]

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Cover Reveal for Robin Sloan’s New Book

Cover Reveal for Robin Sloan’s New Book

Dearest librarians, if you loved MR. PENUMBRA’S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE then you won’t want to miss Robin Sloan’s new book, SOURDOUGH! Behold, the incredible cover! And Robin Sloan wants to tell you a little more about the book, too. SOURDOUGH will be available September 5, 2017 from MCD/FSG and Macmillan Audio. […]

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FSG Dominates NYTBR Covers!

FSG Dominates NYTBR Covers!

We can’t help but notice a trend—Farrar, Straus & Giroux titles have been dominating the cover of the New York Times Book Review for the past month! SIX FOUR by Hideo Yokohama (February 26 issue) “Superb… This novel is a real, out-of-the-blue original. I’ve never read anything like it. Yokoyama has written five previous novels […]

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NORMAL is a November 2016 LibraryReads pick!

NORMAL is a November 2016 LibraryReads pick!

FANTASTIC NEWS! NORMAL by Warren Ellis is the #9 pick on the November 2016 LibraryReads list! Some people call it “abyss gaze.” Gaze into the abyss all day and the abyss will gaze into you. In this provocative near-future techno-thriller, a foresight strategist (a.k.a.: people who think about geoengineering and smart cities and ways to […]

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Stars for HERE I AM

Stars for HERE I AM

The buzz continues to build for Jonathan Safran Foer’s first new novel in more than a decade—HERE I AM has THREE starred reviews! “In his first novel in 11 years—a far longer, edgier, and more caustically funny tale than EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED and EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE—he choreographs the disintegration of the once blissfully […]

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It’s National Poetry Month!

It’s National Poetry Month!

♫♪♫♪♫ Roses are red, Violets are blue, We made a poetry Edelweiss collection, Just for librarians like you! ♫♪♫♪♫ Happy National Poetry Month! Check out our amazing Edelweiss collection of nearly 200(!) great poetry books and then hear some poems from our friends at Farrar, Straus & Giroux—literally. Inspired by John Giornio’s classic Dial-A-Poem, FSG made […]

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Exciting FSG Awards News!

Exciting FSG Awards News!

Our friends at Farrar, Straus & Giroux are racking up award nominations left and right! Two wonderful books have been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize: THE HEART by Maylis de Kerangal A WHOLE LIFE by Robert Seethaler The shortlist will be announced on April 14 and the winner will be revealed on […]

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THREE Stars for 2 FSG Titles

THREE Stars for 2 FSG Titles

Our week is off to a good start because two Farrar, Straus & Giroux titles each have THREE STARRED REVIEWS! THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith “In this wonderfully engaging novel, centered on the paintings of fictional seventeenth-century Dutch artist Sara de Vos, Smith immerses the reader in three vibrant time […]

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FSG Dominates the NYTBR Top 10 Books of 2015 List!

FSG Dominates the NYTBR Top 10 Books of 2015 List!

Earlier this week we told you about the New York Times Notable Books of 2015, but today the New York Times Book Review unveiled their 10 Best Books of 2015 and 4 of them are published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux! A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin Berlin, who died in […]

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