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Introducing a new series set in West Africa, by critically acclaimed author Kwei Quartey. When her dreams of investigating homicides like her revered late father crash around her, 26 year old Emma Djan is unsure what will become of her life in Accra, t …
Publisher William Morrow, October 29, 2019 Bestselling author Cassandra King Conroy considers her life and the man she shared it with, paying tribute to her husband, Pat Conroy, the legendary figure of modern Southern literature. Cassandra King was lea …
Publisher Harper Collins, September 10, 2019 In 1936, the Nazi are little more than loud, brutish bores to fifteen-year old Stephan Neuman, the son of a wealthy and influential Jewish family and budding playwright whose playground extends from Vienna’s …
Publisher Koehler Books, May 14 2019 Before this decisive night, I’d not fully appreciated the subtle line between inspiration and insanity. But now, with all our lives at risk, I found myself navigating that most perilous edge. Only the slave can fat …
Publisher Thomas Nelson/Harper Collins, October 2019 Can one song change the course of a life? Brothers Jimmy and Jack Sullivan live a nomadic life doing what they love: touring with their band, The Unknown Souls. But Jack’s recent engagement to Kara …
Publisher Simon and Schuster/Atria, October 2019 From the acclaimed author of the “marvel of a novel” (Entertainment Weekly) Finn comes a masterful return to the world of of Charles Dickens’s classic A Christmas Carol in this darkly entertaining and mo …
Publisher Koehler Books, June 15, 2019 Evan Walls has been married to his wife Izzy for thirteen years, yet she knows nothing about half of his life. That part of him he put away long ago and they have lived peacefully alongside the dead spot it has l …
Windows on the World, the Twin Towers and the Restoration of New York Publisher Abrams Books, 2019 On the streets of Manhattan, you see it around you; the people who move briskly with purpose and the ones who can barely take a step; it is a city of exp …
Publisher Nan A. Talese/Knopf, June 18, 2019 A timeless story of love and loss is transformed when a bereaved pianist discovers a mysterious letter among her late lover’s possessions, launching her headlong into a decades-old search for a child who van …
Snippets and Accolades
Publishers Weekly – September 23, 2019
Daniel Ehrenhaft at Soho Teen has bought Mercury Boys by Chandra Prasad. Pitched as a little bit Heathers, a little bit Miss Peregrine, the YA thriller follows a secret society of girls who discover that when they handle liquid mercury, they are able to visit long-dead people who appear in daguerreotypes. Publication is planned for spring 2021; Marly Rusoff negotiated the deal for world English rights.
Booklist Review has given Tom Roston’s THE MOST SPECTACULAR RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD, a ‘spectacular’ Starred review in its September 2019 issue.
Meg WaiteClayton’s THE LAST TRAIN TO LONDON has been selected (Aug-Sep 2019) as one of the season’s best new novels by several media outlets including the BBC’s list of Ten Best Books of the Fall and a recent New York Post’s list of most anticipated upcoming novels.
The ABA’s INDIE NEXT LIST of the 10 NEW WRITERS TO WATCH includes Rich Farrell’s brilliant debut novel.
THE FALLING WOMAN, which is scheduled to be released next May by Algonquin Books.
We congratulate Rich on this wonderful and auspicious beginning for a first time novelist. The list is selected from all fiction and nonfiction books being published from January through May 2020, and comes with the invaluable support of the influential independent booksellers of America.
Patti Callahan with Heather Reisman the influential CEO of Indigo, Canadian’s largest book chain, who selected BECOMING MRS LEWIS as a top summer read, calling it ” a remarkable piece of fiction.” Heather invited Patti to Toronto where she was interviewed before a live audience July 17th.. The book has appeared on bestseller lists in both US and Canada.
Kirkus Review has given John Clinch’s MARLEY a Starred review in its August 2019 issue. This is the second title represented by our agency to receive a Starred Kirkus this month.
Kirkus Review has given Tom Roston’s THE MOST SPECTACULAR RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD, a ‘spectacular’ Starred review in its August 2019 issue.
Haunting Paris, Mamta Chaudhry’s just published lyrical first novel (Nan A. Talese Books/Knopf) was among the 4 novelists presenting recent works at a “Literature Lovers’ Night Out” program, hosted by Excelsior Bay Books’ lovely impresario Pamela Klinger-Horn. Agent Marly Rusoff and writer Patricia Hampl (The Art of a Wasted Day) were there to celebrate Mamta’s Midwestern debut. The event went national when it made the “Photo of the Day” on Shelf Awareness’s daily newsletter.