Maya Baran will join the Harper Group on June 6 as senior director of publicity. Most recently, she was assistant director of publicity at Viking Penguin.
Random House has launched Random House Worlds, “a new publishing imprint dedicated entirely to licensed book publishing.” The imprint will publish branded titles in any genre or format from pop culture properties including Star Wars, Minecraft, and Garfield. The frontlist and backlist of these brands, which were previously published by Del Rey and other imprints, […]
Christina Lauren and Maggie Shipstead lead this week’s fiction releases, while nonfiction includes new work from Phil Klay, Simu Liu and Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa. Also out today are books by Alison Espach, Robin Peguero and Emma Straub, all excerpted and available in our Buzz Books 2022: Spring/Summer sampler. 18 works of fiction https://bookshop.org/lists/new-fiction-publishing-may-17 […]
Yiyun Li won the 2022 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story.
Our season overview from Buzz Books 2022: Fall/Winter concludes with nonfiction, part two, including social issues, history and crime, and business, science and technology. SOCIAL ISSUES Rachel Aviv, Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us (Farrar, Straus, 9/13)* Ben Bowlin, Matt Frederick, Noel Brown, Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know (Flatiron, […]
BURNING MAN: The Trials of D.H. Lawrence by Frances Wilson won the 2022 Plutarch Award from the Biographers International Organization.