In personnel news, Pippa White has joined Callisto Media as editor. Previously she was an associate editor at Chronicle Books.
Target announced its December, January, and February Book Club Picks. The picks for December are The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak and The Party by Robyn Harding. The picks for January and February are The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill and The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti, respectively.
Michael Redhill won the Giller Prize for his novel Bellevue Square (Doubleday Canada).
Poets & Writers announced the recipients of their 2018 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Awards: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Steve Cannon, and Richard Russo. The editor’s award will be presented to Rebecca Saletan at Riverhead.