NYTBR’s 10 Best Books of 2017 & Editor’s Picks

NYTBR’s 10 Best Books of 2017 & Editor’s Picks

HOORAY! Two nonfiction titles made the New York Times Book Review‘s “10 Best Books of 2017” list and five more (plus two honorable mentions) are New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2017! LOCKING UP OUR OWN: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr. A former public defender in Washington, Forman has […]

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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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NYTBR loves SONG OF THE SHANK!

NYTBR loves SONG OF THE SHANK!

We’re thrilled to share with our readers that the New York Times Book Review gave Jeffery Renard Allen’s SONG OF THE SHANK the front page! At the heart of this remarkable novel is Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth-century slave and improbable musical genius who performed under the name Blind Tom. Jeffery Renard Allen blends history […]

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