Maximum Shelf: FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY (1/5/22)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Jenny Tinghui Zhang’s FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY, a propulsive and dazzling debut novel, set against the backdrop of the Chinese Exclusion Act, about a Chinese girl fighting to claim her place in the 1880s American West. Daiyu never wanted to be like the tragic heroine for whom […]

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Extra! Extra!: November 2021 Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. The New York Times dives into THE LEAST OF US by Sam Quinones, ENTERTAINING RACE by Michael Eric Dyson, THE BROKEN CONSTITUTION by Noah Feldman, WINTER RECIPES FROM THE COLLECTIVE by Louise Gluck, WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS by Lauren Blackwood, BURNING BOY by Paul Auster, […]

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Extra! Extra!: October 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The New York Times dives into MY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, THE NEIGHBOR’S SECRET by L. Alison Heller, LASERWRITTER II by Tamara Shopsin, THE BOOK OF HOPE by Jane Goodall, THE END OF BIAS by Jessica Nordell, THE DAYS OF AFREKETE by Asali Solomon, […]

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Extra! Extra!: September 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Jonathan Franzen is taking a more compassionate stance toward his characters—and himself, he tells the Wall Street Journal. NPR talks MISFITS by Michaela Coel, INTO THE FOREST by Rebecca Frankel, ON FREEDOM by Maggie Nelson, CIVILIZATIONS by Laurent Binet, BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by […]

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Extra! Extra!: August 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The New York Times takes a look at Tracey Lange’s WE ARE THE BRENNANS and Oliver Burkeman’s FOUR THOUSAND WEEKS.  NPR talks DIRTY WORK. George Packer tells us what the pandemic exposed about America. RAZORBLADE TEARS has found its screenwriter. WAYWARD CHILDREN and the Capital […]

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Maximum Shelf: BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU (8/2/21)

Yesterday’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick was BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of NORMAL PEOPLE and CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, […]

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Advance Access Event: Evan Osnos

Join author Evan Osnos in conversation with Eric Chinski, Editor-in-Chief of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Advance Access Event: Evan OsnosJuly 19th at 3PM EDTREGISTER NOW About the book: A dramatic, prescient examination of seismic changes in American politics and culture, WILDLAND is the story of a crucible, a period bounded by two shocks to America’s […]

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Extra! Extra!: June 2021 Book News

Here are all of the headlines you may have missed this month. Get your screams ready, the FEAR STREET trailer is here! I DON’T FORGIVE YOU, DARK HARVEST, FINDING FREEDOM and BAD LUCK BRIDESMAID to hit the big screen! Listen to the hilarious Jenny Lawson, herself! NPR looks at FULFILLMENT, THE SECOND, and THE HOLLY. […]

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Extra! Extra!: May Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The Washington Post takes on PLACES OF MIND by Timothy Brennan, BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson, and A LONELY MAN by Chris Power Oprah talks about WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?   A conversation with ANNA K’s Jenny Lee and TOKYO […]

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Extra! Extra!: April Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Clear your calendar! For four consecutive Fridays, join Oprah in conversation with Marilynne Robinson on AppleTV. Thomas Grattan’s THE RECENT EAST started in a subway car.  The Washington Post reviews OF WOMEN AND SALT The New York Times dives into FULFILLMENT by Alec […]

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