Monthly Archives: March 2012
20 Lambda Literary Award Finalists!
Our publishers have twenty–count them, TWENTY–books in the running for the Lambda Literary Awards! Lesbian Debut Fiction The Girls Club, by Sally Bellerose, Bywater Books Zipper Mouth, by Laurie Weeks, The Feminist Press at CUNY Lesbian General Fiction The Dirt … Continue reading
Marie and Hortense’s prominence during the emergence of print journalism prompted debates on women’s rights, marriage, and property laws ….
Library Journal gives THE KINGS’ MISTRESSES by Elizabeth Goldsmith a starred review: This dual biography relates the interesting but little-known saga of the Mancini sisters, nieces of Cardinal Mazarin, giant of French statecraft. Born in Italy but summoned to the … Continue reading
Smart Pop from BenBella Books
Smart Pop is BenBella Books’ “pop culture” imprint featuring smart and entertaining critical examinations of television, movies, comics, and books. Some of their most successful titles include Demigods and Monsters (favorite authors writing about the Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series), … Continue reading
Leaving the Atocha Station
Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station has been chosen as one of 5 finalists for the New York Public Library’s 2012 Young Lions Fiction Award! The awards are announced in May, but I think it’s got a pretty good chance … Continue reading
Lia’s Guide to Winning the Lottery
Many of us dream of winning the lottery at some point or another. We plan out what we would do with the money, what organizations to donate to, imagine a life where financial woes are non-existent. But let’s face it, … Continue reading
PGW is at Booth #340 author signings- John Katzenbach -(What Comes Next ) and Thomas Perry – (Poison Flower) Thursday 2:00 – 3:00 Perseus Books Group is at booth #441 in Philly- come by and see us- Author Jenny Torres Sanchez … Continue reading
Country of the Bad Wolfes
If you’re into Westerns, then you will love the new book, just out from Cinco Puntos Press, Country of the Bad Wolfes. But don’t take my word for it, try these wonderful reviews: Kirkus Reviews: “A rollicking tale … that … Continue reading
Dr Seuss in French
Last Friday was the birthday of the very special, very influential children’s book author Theodore Seuss Geisel, AKA Dr Seuss. The film industry celebrated by releasing the new animated film version of The Lorax and I’m celebrating a bit late … Continue reading
Too Big to Know….
TOO BIG TO KNOW:Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room -By David Weinberger “Too Big to Know is a stunning and profound book on how … Continue reading
Introducing the “Almost Series” from Hazelden
Almost Alcoholic is the first title in the new, innovative “Almost Series,” a unique partnership between Hazelden Publishing and Harvard Health Publications to provide information and guidance on behavioral health and medical conditions that are on the lower end of … Continue reading