Posts Tagged ‘Knopf’

1st February
written by ReedenWright

The finalists for this year’s Story Prize areThe Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo (Scribner), We Others by Steven Millhauser (Knopf), and Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman (Lookout Books). The Story Prize, which annually honors the top book of short fiction, chose the three finalists from a field of 92 books from 60 different publishers. The judges for this year’s prize are Sherman Alexie, Breon Mitchell, and Louise Steinman.

The Angel Esmeralda is DeLillo’s first short story collection, the nine stories published between 1979 and 2010. Millhauser’s 21 stories are comprised of 14 previously published stories, and seven new stories. And Pearlman’s Binocular Vision, a National Book Award finalist, has stories dating back to 1976.

The Story Prize was established in 2004. Previous winners include The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat, Like You’d Understand, Anyway by Jim Shepard, Our Story Begins by Tobias Wolff, and, most recently, Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr. The winner will be announced on March 21 at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium in New York City.

Thank you to Publisher’s Weekly for the article.

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17th October
written by ReedenWright

Dead Man’s Switch by  Tammy Kaehler – This is the debut book in the Kate Reilly Racing Mystery series. Aspiring racecar driver Kate Reilly goes looking for a full-time ride in the American Le Mans Series—and stumbles over a dead driver. When she takes that driver’s job just hours later, she also takes pole position on the list of suspects in his murder. Suddenly she’s in the hot seat with little time to clear her name and get ready to race a Corvette at Lime Rock Park.

All Cry Chaos by Leonard Rosen– An Henri Poincare Mystery.

The action begins when mathematician James Fenster is assassinated on the eve of a long-scheduled speech at a World Trade Organization meeting. The hit is as elegant as it is bizarre. Fenster’s Amsterdam hotel room is incinerated, yet the rest of the building remains intact. The murder trail leads veteran Interpol agent Henri Poincaré on a high- stakes, world-crossing quest for answers.

This Dark Endeavor – The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel.

Soon to be a major motion picture from the producers of Twilight!

The Sandburg Connection A Sam Blackman Mystery by Mark De Castrique – Find this title at Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville NC. Malaprop’s makes a cameo appearance in the book which is set in both Asheville and Flat Rock.

Murder in the 11th House A Starlight Detective Agency Mystery by Mitchell Scott Lewis

The Soldier’s Wife by Margaret Leroy

“Leroy’s beautifully rendered tale demonstrates how longing for normalcy during wartime can vanquish, even briefly, distrust and uncover common ground. Highly recommended.” Library Journal starred review.

Bull Canyon


Bull Canyon A Boatbuilder, a Writer and other Wildlife by Lin Pardey. This is the story of the four years the couple spent far from the sea, building the boat of their dreams in California’s remote Bull Canyon. First there were the rats in the ceiling, then the floods, then the fires, then the visiting cougar … life in Bull Canyon was daunting and dangerous.




Seasoned A Chef’s Journey with Her Captain by Victoria Allman

Weird Astronomy Tales of Unusual, Bizarre, and Other Hard to Explain Observations by David A.J. Seargeant

Weird Astronomy will appeal to all who are interested in unusual celestial phenomena, whether they be amateur or professional astronomers or science buffs who just enjoy reading of odd coincidences, unexplained observations, and reports from space probes that “don’t quite fit.”

Black Swan: A Sam Acquillo Hamptons Mystery by Chris Knopf

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