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Lisa Genova discusses LOVE ANTHONY on Canada AM

Lisa Genova appeared today on Canada AM with Andrew Solomon to discuss the challenges and rewards of writing about autism. Continue reading

OTHERS OF MY KIND by James Sallis

At age eight, Jenny Rowan was abducted and kept for two years in a box beneath her captor’s bed.
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Laura Lippman named Guest of Honor and Toastmaster

Laura Lippman has been announced as one of this year’s Guests of Honor, along with Craig Johnson, at Left Coast Crime 2013. Continue reading

G.M. Malliet and Margaret Maron Nominated for Agatha Awards

G.M. Malliet’s A FATAL WINTER (Minotaur Books) and Margaret Maron’s THE BUZZARD TABLE (Grand Central Publishing) have just received 2012 Agatha Awards nominations for ‘Best Novel’. Continue reading

Pre-Order Lisa Genova’s LOVE ANTHONY in Paperback

Lisa Genova’s LOVE ANTHONY (Gallery Books) debuts in paperback with a striking new cover on April 2, just in time for Autism Awareness Month. Continue reading

Margaret Maron Named ‘Grand Master’ by MWA

Margaret Maron has been named this year’s Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America (MWA), along with Ken Follett. Continue reading

Stella Parks (Bravetart) on ‘Fox & Friends’

Stella Parks drops by ‘Fox & Friends’ to indulge your sweet tooth Continue reading

Margaret Maron at THE BUZZARD TABLE launch

Maron launches THE BUZZARD TABLE at Quail Ridge Books Continue reading

Lisa Genova’s STILL ALICE chosen for 2013 World Book Night U.S.

Lisa Genova’s STILL ALICE has been chosen as one of 30 classic books to be given away at 2013 World Book Night U.S. This year’s event will be held on April 23, 2013. 25,000 volunteers will be enlisted to give … Continue reading

Ed Levine Takes on PB&P in The New York Times

Ed Levine (SERIOUS EATS) is featured in today’s issue of The New York Times, taking on the PB&P challenge – that stands for Peanut Butter & Pickles for all those curious eaters out there. To read more on Ed’s food … Continue reading

Kenji Alt in New Issue of COOKING LIGHT

Kenji Alt has been named one of “20 Food Heroes” in the November issue of Cooking Light, on newsstands now! Kenji’s upcoming book, THE FOOD LAB: BETTER HOME COOKING THROUGH SCIENCE, will be released in two volumes by W.W. Norton in … Continue reading

AND WHEN SHE WAS GOOD by Laura Lippman

In the comfortable suburb where she lives, she’s just a mom who somehow never misses a soccer game or a school play. In the state capitol, she’s the redheaded lobbyist with a good cause and a mediocre track record. But in discreet hotel rooms throughout the area, she’s the woman of your dreams—if you can afford her hourly fee. Continue reading

LOVE ANTHONY by Lisa Genova

Olivia Donatelli’s dream of a “normal” life shattered when her son, Anthony, was diagnosed with autism at age three. He didn’t speak. He hated to be touched. He almost never made eye contact. And just as Olivia was starting to realize that happiness and autism could coexist, Anthony was gone. Continue reading

BraveTart in Lexington

Claire Dunnington visited Stella Parks–BraveTart–at her restaurant, Table 310 in Lexington, KY. Four amazing desserts:          

Recent Deals

Walker/Bloomsbury has just bought James Sallis’s latest novel, OTHERS OF MY KIND, for publication in 2013. SWEET TRUTH: THE SECRET HISTORY OF ICONIC AMERICAN DESSERTS by BraveTart and Serious Eats blogger Stella Parks has sold to Norton, for publication in … Continue reading

Sallis wins North American Hammett Prize

James Sallis has just been awarded the North American Hammett Prize for THE KILLER IS DYING, which was published by Walker in August, 2011. The finalists for the award were: James Lee Burke, Feast Day of Fools Sara Gran, Claire … Continue reading

Margaret Maron just won her sixth Agatha Award. This Agatha was for Best Novel for her 2011 book, THREE-DAY TOWN.

Agatha Award Nominations

              Agatha Award Nominations for books published in 2011: Best Novel: The Real Macaw by Donna Andrews (Minotaur) The Diva Haunts the House by Krista Davis (Berkley) Wicked Autumn by G.M. Malliet (Minotaur) Three-Day … Continue reading

DRIVEN by James Sallis

DRIVEN, the sequel to DRIVE, will be published by Poisoned Pen Press in April. Continue reading

Ed Levine’s SERIOUS EATS

From Ed Levine and the writers of the immensely popular website Serious Eats, www.seriouseats.com. Continue reading

Christina Shea’s SMUGGLED

A bold and revelatory novel, Christina Shea’s SMUGGLED spans four decades in a woman’s quest to regain her identity from the conflicts that defined her youth. Continue reading

Laura Lippman’s THE MOST DANGEROUS THING

Laura Lippman’s fifth standalone novel was published in August 2011 by William Morrow. Continue reading

Lisa Genova’s STILL ALICE

Lisa Genova’s New York Times bestselling debut novel. Continue reading

WATER by Alice Outwater

From The New Yorker Magazine: This book’s great virtue is the ease with which it explains how water works its way through North America.  The author, an expert on sludge, tells why our water is not all it should be, … Continue reading

SHUT UP ABOUT YOUR PERFECT KID

Gina Gallagher and Patricia Konjoian are sisters and mothers of children with disabilities.  In this witty and down-to-earth guide they advise other parents on navigating all the issues faced by parents of children with a variety of issues.  See also … Continue reading

SIMPLE ITALIAN SANDWICHES: Recipes from America’s Favorite Panini Bar

In 1998 Jennifer and Jason Denton opened Ino and started serving the imaginative and delectable sandwiches that have made the restaurant a destination for Alice Waters, Martha Stewart, Nancy Silverton, and thousands of native New Yorkers.  With no kitchen, only … Continue reading

DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY by Julia Fox Garrison

Chosen for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great Writers Program and featured in People Magazine,Good Morning, America, and the BBC World Service, this is Julia Fox Garrison’s witty and spirited account of  her recovery from a life-threatening stroke.  The American … Continue reading

THE CARTOON HISTORY OF THE MODERN WORLD, Part II, by Larry Gonick

New York Times bestseller and the fifth and final volume of the CARTOON HISTORY series, which begins with the Big Bang and works its way to the current era.  The series has been translated into Portuguese, Polish, Greek, Spanish, Swedish, … Continue reading

CHESTER HIMES: A LIFE by James Sallis

Published in the UK by Canongate and in the US by Walker, this biography was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and got rave reviews in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, … Continue reading

THE BIG SQUEEZE

  Steven Greenhouse has been at the New York Times since 1984 and has been the Times labor and workplace reporter  since 1995.  As workplace reporter, he has written front-page investigative stories about Wal-Mart and about corruption in the Teamsters … Continue reading

James Sallis’s Lew Griffin series

The six books in this critically acclaimed series have been optioned for film by Parallel Entertainment Pictures.

THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY by Robert Kanigel

Optioned for film by Matthew Brown and Ed Pressman.

Laura Lippman’s I’D KNOW YOU ANYWHERE

Laura Lippman’s fourth standalone novel was a New York Times bestseller and was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Novel. Continue reading

Relaxation Revolution

From the authors of THE BREAKOUT PRINCIPLE. Continue reading

Laura Lippman’s EVERY SECRET THING

With this engrossing mystery/suspense stand-alone novel, Lippman, winner of the Edgar, Shamus and Agatha awards for her series featuring likable heroine Tess Monaghan (Baltimore Blues; Charm City; The Last Place) solidifies her position in the upper tier of today’s suspense novelists. –Publishers Weekly

New trade paperback edition available in August 2011. Continue reading

WHAT THE DEAD KNOW

NY Times Bestseller, Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Washington Post Bestseller. Translated into 15 languages. By JANET MASLIN, NEW YORK TIMES Laura Lippman’s “What the Dead Know” is an uncommonly clever impostor story, so cagily constructed that it easily fulfills the … Continue reading

Selected Titles

Kenji Alt
THE FOOD LAB: BETTER HOME COOKING THROUGH SCIENCE, W.W. Norton – Fall 2012

Anne Argula
HOMICIDE MY OWN, Pleasure Boat Studio. Nominated for Edgar Award for Best First Novel
WALLA WALLA SUITE, Ballantine
KRAPP’S LAST CASSETTE, Ballantine

Herbert Benson, M.D. and William Proctor
THE BREAKOUT PRINCIPLE, Scribner
RELAXATION REVOLUTION, Scribner

Gabriel Cohen
NEPTUNE AVENUE, Minotaur
THE NINTH STEP, Minotaur

Susan Rogers Cooper
HOME AGAIN, HOME AGAIN (Avon)
Nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
FULL CIRCLE, Severn House – August 1, 2011

Jennifer and Jason Denton with Kathryn Kellinger
SIMPLE ITALIAN SANDWICHES, HarperCollins; Good Cook Book Club featured alternate
SIMPLE ITALIAN SNACKS, HarperCollins

Toni Dwiggins
BADWATER

Wilma Fairbank
LIANG AND LIN: PARTNER’S IN EXPLORING CHINA’S ARCHITECTURAL PAST, University of Pennsylvania Press

Gina Gallagher and Patricia Konjoian
SHUT UP ABOUT YOUR PERFECT KID, Three Rivers Press

Julia Fox Garrison
DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY: OR WHEN I GET BACK ON MY FEET YOU’LL BE SORRY (HarperCollins). Barnes & Noble Discover Great Writers Program

Lisa Genova
STILL ALICE, Gallery. New York Times Bestseller
LEFT NEGLECTED, Gallery. New York Times Bestseller

Larry Gonick
THE CARTOON HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE, Vol. I, Doubleday
THE CARTOON HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE, Vol. II, Doubleday
THE CARTOON HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE, Vol. III, W.W. Norton
THE CARTOON HISTORY OF THE MODERN WORLD, Vol. I, HarperCollins
THE CARTOON HISTORY OF THE MODERN WORLD, Vol. II, HarperCollins. New York Times Bestsller
THE CARTOON GUIDE TO (NON)COMMUNICATION, HarperCollins
THE CARTOON GUIDE TO STATISTICS (with Woollcott Smith), HarperCollins
THE CARTOON GUIDE TO THE ENVIRONMENT (with Alice Outwater), HarperCollins
THE CARTOON GUIDE TO SEX (with Christine DeVault), Collins Reference
THE CARTOON GUIDE TO CHEMISTRY (with Craig Criddle, Ph.D.), HarperCollins
KOKOPELLI & COMPANY IN THE ATTACK OF THE SMART PIES, Cricket Books

Jack Gorman, M.D.
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS, St. Martin’s
THE NEW PSYCHIATRY, St. Martin’s

Alan Greene, M.D.
FROM FIRST KICKS TO FIRST STEPS, McGraw-Hill
RAISING BABY GREEN, Jossey-Bass
FEEDING BABY GREEN, Jossey-Bass

Steven Greenhouse
THE BIG SQUEEZE: TOUGH TIMES FOR THE AMERICAN WORKER, Knopf

Robert Kanigel
THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY, Scribner. NY Times Notable Book of the Year; L.A. Times Book Award nominee; NBCC Award nominee
APPRENTICE TO GENIUS, Johns Hopkins Univ Press
THE ONE BEST WAY, Viking. NY Times Notable Book of the Year
HIGH SEASON IN NICE, Little, Brown

Ed Levine
NEW YORK EATS and NEW YORK EATS MORE, St. Martin’s
PIZZA: A SLICE OF HEAVEN, Rizzoli
THE YOUNG MAN AND THE SEA (with Dave Pasternack), Artisan
SERIOUS EATS: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MAKING and EATING DELICIOUS FOOD WHEREVER YOU ARE, Clarkson Potter – November 2011

Laura Lippman

The Tess Monaghan series, William Morrow:
BALTIMORE BLUES
CHARM CITY
BUTCHERS HILL
IN BIG TROUBLE
THE SUGAR HOUSE
IN A STRANGE CITY
THE LAST PLACE
BY A SPIDER’S THREAD
NO GOOD DEEDS
ANOTHER THING TO FALL
THE GIRL IN THE GREEN RAINCOAT

Standalone novels:
TO THE POWER OF THREE, William Morrow; Anthony Award nominee
EVERY SECRET THING, William Morrow; winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel
WHAT THE DEAD KNOW, William Morrow; winner of the Anthony Award, Barry Award, Quill Books Award, and Macavity Award; CWA Duncan Laurie Award nominee; Gumshoe Award nominee; New York Times bestseller.
LIFE SENTENCES, William Morrow; New York Times bestseller.
I’D KNOW YOU ANYWHERE, William Morrow; Anthony, Edgar, and LA Times Book Award nominee; New York Times bestseller.
THE MOST DANGEROUS THING, William Morrow – August 2011

Other works:
HARDLY KNEW HER (short stories), William Morrow
BALTIMORE NOIR (editor), Akashic Books

G.M. Malliet
DEATH OF A COZY WRITER, Midnight Ink. Winner, Agatha Award for Best First Novel
DEATH AND THE LIT CHICK, Midnight Ink. Nominated for Anthony Award
DEATH AT THE ALMA MATER, Midnight Ink
WICKED AUTUMN, Minotaur – September 13, 2011

Margaret Maron

The Sigrid Harald series, Mysterious Press:
THE RIGHT JACK
BABY DOLL GAMES
CORPUS CHRISTMAS
ONE COFFEE WITH
DEATH OF A BUTTERFLY
DEATH IN BLUE FOLDERS
BLOODY KIN
PAST IMPERFECT
FUGITIVE COLORS

The Deborah Knott series, Mysterious Press and Grand Central Publishing:
BOOTLEGGER’S DAUGHTER. Winner, Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, Macavity awards for Best Novel. Washington Post BookWorld Bestseller
SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT
SHOOTING AT LOONS
UP JUMPS THE DEVIL. Winner, Agatha Award Best Novel
KILLER MARKET
HOME FIRES
STORM TRACK
UNCOMMON CLAY
SLOW DOLLAR
HIGH COUNTRY FALL
RITUALS OF THE SEASON
WINTER’S CHILD
HARD ROW. NY Times Bestseller
DEATH’S HALF ACRE. NY Times Bestseller
SAND SHARKS
CHRISTMAS MOURNING
THREE-DAY TOWN

Other works:
LAST LESSONS OF SUMMER
SHOVELING SMOKE (short stories)
SUITABLE FOR HANGING (short stories)

Sujata Massey
SHIMURA TROUBLE, Severn House

Paul Miller (DJ Spooky)
THE BOOK OF ICE

Alice Outwater
WATER: A NATURAL HISTORY, Basic Books
THE CARTOON HISTORY OF THE ENVIRONMENT (with Larry Gonick), HarperCollins

Dave Pasternack
THE YOUNG MAN AND THE SEA (with Ed Levine), Artisan

James Sallis

The Lew Griffin series, Walker & Company
LONG LEGGED FLY
MOTH
BLACK HORNET
EYE OF THE CRICKET
BLUEBOTTLE
GHOST OF A FLEA

The Turner trilogy, Walker & Company
CYPRESS GROVE
CRIPPLE CREEK
SALT RIVER

Other work:
DEATH WILL HAVE YOUR EYES, St. Martin’s
DRIVE, Poisoned Pen Press/Harvest
THE KILLER IS DYING, Walker & Company
CHESTER HIMES: A LIFE, Canongate; Walker & Company. NY Times Notable Book of the Year
DIFFICULT LIVES: Jim Thompson, David Goodis, Chester Himes, Gryphon Books
THE POTATO TREE (poetry), Host Publications

Sarah Shaber
LOUISE’S WAR, Severn House

Christina Shea
SMUGGLED, Grove/Atlantic

Julie Smith
NEW ORLEANS MOURNING, Ballantine. Winner, Edgar Award for Best Novel
THE AXEMAN’S JAZZ, Ballantine
NEW ORLEANS NOIR (editor), Akashic Books

Marcia Talley
DEAD MAN DANCING, Severn House
WITHOUT A GRAVE, Severn House
ALL THINGS UNDYING, Severn House
A QUIET DEATH, Severn House

Betsy Thornton
A SONG FOR YOU, Thomas Dunne; Nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark Award
DREAM QUEEN
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