Adam Foulds’s DREAM SEQUENCE is “a nightmare so precise, and often beautiful, that one comes to prefer it, in some ways, to dull reality,” says John Wray.

Announcing the April 30 publication of D R E A M   S E Q U E N C E by Adam Foulds, the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Quickening Maze. Henry Banks, star of the UK’s most popular television series, has higher aspirations, ones befitting of his talent: a serious film career, beginning with a role […]

We can hardly contain our excitement about DUCKS, NEWBURYPORT by Lucy Ellmann

Lucy Ellmann’s Ducks, Newburyport will appear on September 10, and we absolutely cannot wait. We love this book so much. We’d try to explain why, but really . . . just see for yourself:       When you are all sinew, struggle and solitude, your young – being soft, plump, vulnerable – may remind you of […]

Mark Bourrie Challenges Us to Retire the Word “Explorer” from the Lexicon

  The first English-language biography in nearly a century of Pierre-Esprit Radisson—pirate, cannibal, and co-founder of the Hudson’s Bay Company—is set to appear at a bookstore near you on April 2, 2019. Radisson’s story complicates all of our settled ideas about the European conquest of North America. This “eager hustler with no known scruples” was […]