The changes to the site are still occurring. The latest change is our new Giveaway of the Week page! This is where we will be featuring the generosity of publishers as they work to get some of our favorite books into subscribers’ hands. This week is Other Press is offering five copies of This House is Haunted by John Boyne. Make sure you subscribe to the monthly newsletter and enter today!
Good news for those who may have missed them the first time around – the following books are now available in paperback:
- King of Cuba by Cristina García (May 2013 recommendation)
- NOS4A2 by Joe Hill (April 2013 recommendation) – Perfect timing for the Halloween season!
And now, headlines from around the world:
- Book Page offers a guest post from author Ronald H. Balson, Once We Were Brothers (October 2013 recommendation).
- Omnivoracious presents an in-depth interview of Jhumpa Lahiri, author of The Lowland (September 2013 recommendation) where she discusses her writing process and her past success.
- Speaking of Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland was among the finalists for the 2013 National Book Award. Congratulations!
- We love Jennifer duBois‘ Cartwheel (September 2013 recommendation), and so does Entertainment Weekly! Check out their own book review on this fantastic book!
- A HUGE congratulations to Eleanor Catton on winning the Man Booker Prize for her outstanding novel, The Luminaries (October 2013 recommendation)!
We have three more days to receive nominations for November recommendations! Make sure you get yours in as soon as possible!
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