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Soho Press Bold literary voices, award-winning international crime fiction, groundbreaking young adult fiction.
Soho Press is an independent book publisher based in Manhattan’s Union Square. Founded in 1986, Soho publishes 90 books a year across its Soho Press, Soho Crime and Soho Teen lists, and is known for introducing bold literary voices, award-winning international crime fiction, and groundbreaking young adult fiction.
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Aptly titled THE DANGERS OF UTOPIA, this Chicago Review of Books interview is a meeting of the minds!Amy Brady and Chana...
01/29/2020
The Dangers of Utopia

Aptly titled THE DANGERS OF UTOPIA, this Chicago Review of Books interview is a meeting of the minds!

Amy Brady and Chana Porter discuss Chana's debut novel, THE SEEP:

An interview with Chana Porter, author of “The Seep.”

ME & MR. CIGAR by Gibby Haynes is an LA Weekly Book of the Month!"The sort of thing a young teen will delight in reading...
01/29/2020
Book of the Month: Gibby Haynes' Me & Mr. Cigar - LA Weekly

ME & MR. CIGAR by Gibby Haynes is an LA Weekly Book of the Month!

"The sort of thing a young teen will delight in reading when the parents are downstairs watching TV, smiling at the fact that they’ll never know the subversive nature of the prose..."

Gibby Haynes is best known to music fans as the frontman with San Antonio psychedelic punks the Butthole Surfers, the '80s psychedelic punks.

"During the Second World War, secret services around the world knew women made perfect agents: in many ways, they were i...
01/28/2020
An Interview with the Author | Three Hours

"During the Second World War, secret services around the world knew women made perfect agents: in many ways, they were invisible as a man wouldn’t be."

Juliet Grames and Cara Black discuss Soho Crime's newest heroine and star of THREE HOURS IN PARIS, American markswoman Kate Rees—who has Adolf Hitler in her sights.

CB: Years ago, I read my father’s copy of The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth, and then I saw the 1973 film. This is the tale of a brilliant for-hire assassin tasked by the OAS with killing de Gaulle. Pitted against him are the government, who flounder in the dark to prevent the assassinati...

Here's what we're up to at #alamw20! Visit us at booth #1562 for galleys, author appearances, and more...including signi...
01/24/2020
Soho Press (#1562) at ALA Midwinter: Philadelphia 2020 - Soho Press

Here's what we're up to at #alamw20!

Visit us at booth #1562 for galleys, author appearances, and more...including signings by:

🇫🇷Cara Black, THREE HOURS IN PARIS (Saturday @ 2:30)
📙 Samira Ahmed, MAD, BAD & DANGEROUS TO KNOW (Sunday @ 10:30)

Hello, Philadelphia! Come visit us at booth #1562 for the buzziest books from Soho Press, Soho Crime, and Soho Teen, author signings…or just to catch up! We can’t wait to see you there. AUTHOR APPEARANCES & SIGNINGS CARA BLACK Three Hours in Paris (April 2020) In June of 1940, when Paris fell to...

Congratulations, Sujata Massey—THE SATAPUR MOONSTONE has been nominated for the G.P. Putnam's Sons Sue Grafton Memorial ...
01/22/2020
Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2020 Edgar Award Nominations

Congratulations, Sujata Massey—THE SATAPUR MOONSTONE has been nominated for the G.P. Putnam's Sons Sue Grafton Memorial Award!

/PRNewswire/ -- Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce, as we celebrate the 211th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe, the Nominees for the...

Come say hello to our authors at #Wi15! Thursday: meet Cara Black at the Evening Author Reception and snag her first sta...
01/22/2020
Authors Appearing at Winter Institute 2020

Come say hello to our authors at #Wi15!

Thursday: meet Cara Black at the Evening Author Reception and snag her first standalone in 20 years, the pulse-pounding THREE HOURS IN PARIS.

Friday: join us at the Author Lunch Reception and meet Gibby Haynes, legendary lead singer of Butthole Surfers, and grab a signed copy of his psychedelic debut YA novel, ME & MR. CIGAR!

See you there 🎉

Professor Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of fifteen books, is the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her column appears on the op-ed page of The New York Times on alternate Wednesdays. She serves on the Board of Trustees of PEN America. From 2011 t...

Happy #BookBirthday to THE SEEP! In the words of Jeff VanderMeer, Chana Porter's literary sci-fi debut is a "unique alie...
01/21/2020
The Seep by Chana Porter | New in Fiction

Happy #BookBirthday to THE SEEP! In the words of Jeff VanderMeer, Chana Porter's literary sci-fi debut is a "unique alien invasion story" that you won't want to put down. On shelves today!

Foreword Reviews
01/16/2020
Foreword Reviews

Foreword Reviews

Foreword Face Off: Reviewers Interviewing Authors
Michelle Anne Schingler talks speculative invasion with Chana Porter, author of The Seep
Soho Press

What does Butthole Surfers lead singer Gibby Haynes have to say about growing up in Texas, Santa Claus, and his debut YA...
01/15/2020
Gibby Haynes on His Wild YA Debut Novel, ‘Me & Mr. Cigar’

What does Butthole Surfers lead singer Gibby Haynes have to say about growing up in Texas, Santa Claus, and his debut YA novel, ME & MR. CIGAR?

Find out in his interview with Texas Monthly Magazine!

The Butthole Surfers frontman’s book is a profane, hilarious, Texas-set romp.

Enjoy a starred review of Kwei Quartey's THE MISSING AMERICAN (out today!) and this adorable wombat!
01/14/2020

Enjoy a starred review of Kwei Quartey's THE MISSING AMERICAN (out today!) and this adorable wombat!

t's Tuesday--time to celebrate this wombat (of course!) and today's BEST NEW BOOKS! Titles published this week that also received a starred review!! 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩➡️https://wp.me/p6FSeA-hQA

Booklist
01/13/2020

Booklist

A new year and a new decade is upon us, so let’s start it off with a spectacular group of #ReviewsOfTheWeek. We’re back w/ ❤️ stories, a dystopian utopia, an illustrated civil rights case, historical fiction, and YA drama! Check them out: https://wp.me/p6FSeA-hPV

"Black stretches her wings here, soaring to new heights."  —Booklist, ⭐️'d ReviewWhat will 2020 bring? An edge-of-your-s...
01/13/2020
Read an Excerpt | Three Hours

"Black stretches her wings here, soaring to new heights." —Booklist, ⭐️'d Review

What will 2020 bring? An edge-of-your-seat standalone historical thriller from NYT-bestselling author Cara Black!

Get a sneak peak at THREE HOURS IN PARIS with this exclusive excerpt.

     Sacré-Cœur’s dome faded to a pale pearl in the light of dawn outside the fourth-story window. Kate’s ears attuned to the night birds, the creaking settling of the old building, distant water gushing in the gutters. It was her second day waiting in the deserted apartment, the Lee-Enfie...

"The intricate plot and the descriptions of today’s Cuban culture and society make this novel an entertaining and illumi...
01/07/2020
10 books from 2019 by and about Latinos you shouldn’t miss

"The intricate plot and the descriptions of today’s Cuban culture and society make this novel an entertaining and illuminating read." —NBC News

Don't miss QUEEN OF BONES by Teresa Dovalpage on this shortlist of books by and about Latinos you shouldn't miss!

The best Latino books in 2019 include poetry collections, novels and memoirs from Teresa Dovalpage, Joe Jiménez, Carolina de Robertis and others.

THE SEEP by Chana Porter is Booklist's Review of the Day! Get a hold of The Seep before The Seep gets you.
01/07/2020

THE SEEP by Chana Porter is Booklist's Review of the Day!

Get a hold of The Seep before The Seep gets you.

Make 2020 the year of mystery with these upcoming releases, courtesy of Jess Lourey and CrimeReads.Of course, we're part...
01/07/2020
A Look Ahead at Some New Crime and Mystery Series Launching in 2020

Make 2020 the year of mystery with these upcoming releases, courtesy of Jess Lourey and CrimeReads.

Of course, we're partial to Kwei Quartey's latest Sunshine noir, THE MISSING AMERICAN 🇬🇭

Stumbling across B Is for Burglar, the second book in Sue Grafton’s beloved Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, brought me back into the crime fiction fold in my 20s. Once I read all of Grafton’s b…

The Seattle Times calls THE MISSING AMERICAN by Kwei Quartey "an evocative new series." This month, meet PI Emma Djan, w...
01/03/2020
Start your new year with suspense, courtesy of these 4 crime-fiction titles

The Seattle Times calls THE MISSING AMERICAN by Kwei Quartey "an evocative new series."

This month, meet PI Emma Djan, whose search for an American widow in Accra, Ghana will drag her deep into the world of online scammers, corruption...and murder.

From Botswana to and France and back, these crime-fiction picks for January show that the best crime narratives don't just come from England and the U.S.

"Unlike anything you've ever read."Thank you, Bustle! Chana Porter's debut speculative novel explores a world in the wak...
01/03/2020
The 35 Most Anticipated Books Of January 2020

"Unlike anything you've ever read."

Thank you, Bustle! Chana Porter's debut speculative novel explores a world in the wake of a benign alien invasion.

Help us welcome THE SEEP 🌎🛸

New year, new books, amirite? The new decade is kicking off with a bang, and I've got the 35 most anticipated books of January 2020 to keep you reading all the way through the month. From a collection of Zora Neale Hurston's "lost" stories to an…

"[An] unflinching portrayal of Ghanaian criminals, their fetish priest handlers and corruption at the highest levels." —...
01/02/2020
Kickass women rock 4 new mysteries

"[An] unflinching portrayal of Ghanaian criminals, their fetish priest handlers and corruption at the highest levels." —Los Angeles Times

Kick off the new year with kickass female sleuths! We're especially fond of Emma Djan, who leads Kwei Quartey's upcoming THE MISSING AMERICAN!

4 of the most-anticipated mysteries: Elizabeth Little, Meg Gardiner, Lee Goldberg and Kwei Quartey bring on strong female protagonists in 2020.

Just a sneak peak at what Soho Crime is looking forward to in 2020 🎉📚🎉
12/31/2019

Just a sneak peak at what Soho Crime is looking forward to in 2020 🎉📚🎉

Nancy Pearl chose Binnie Kirshenbaum's RABBITS FOR FOOD as a best novel of the decade! What a great way to ring in a new...
12/31/2019
Nancy Pearl's best books of the 2010s

Nancy Pearl chose Binnie Kirshenbaum's RABBITS FOR FOOD as a best novel of the decade! What a great way to ring in a new decade 🥳🎉🍾

We never quite figured out what to call this decade: the teens? The tens? In any event, it's ending tomorrow and to send it off in style, we're sharing the decade's best books with you.

"[An] imbroglio of violence—not least, finding out what happened to those missing kids—proves a unique challenge for Emb...
12/20/2019
Mysteries: Murder in Bleak Midwinter

"[An] imbroglio of violence—not least, finding out what happened to those missing kids—proves a unique challenge for Embla Nyström in this, her second outing in Ms. Tursten’s so-far winning series."

WINTER GRAVE is featured in The Wall Street Journal's latest mystery column! Read more about Helene Tursten's chilling Nordic noir...

Anne Perry annually treats fans of her Victorian mysteries to a Christmas adventure. This year Victor Narraway, former head of London Special Branch, completes one more secret mission while at an old friend’s estate.

The best gift is a good book 📚 🎁Treat someone. Treat yourself. This holiday season, we've got a great read for everyone ...
12/19/2019
The best gift is a good book 📕🎁

The best gift is a good book 📚 🎁

Treat someone. Treat yourself. This holiday season, we've got a great read for everyone on your list.

If you haven't already, it's about time you meet Maud. She's an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and . . . no qualms about a little murder. Join her as she dispatches pesky neighbors, foils the engagement of a long-ago lover, and takes care of business the best way she...

ICYMI: Gibby Haynes Throbblehead is up and running. Get it *and* a signed first edition of his debut novel when you pre-...
12/19/2019

ICYMI: Gibby Haynes Throbblehead is up and running. Get it *and* a signed first edition of his debut novel when you pre-order!

Limited edition Gibby Haynes "Throbblehead" and signed first edition of his debut novel, ME & MR. CIGAR, conveniently bundled by the mad scientists at Aggronautix for consumerist convenience.

https://www.aggronautix.com/store/p6/gibbybookbundle.html

Looking for a ❄️chilling❄️ winter read? Your search is over!Join Swedish writer Helene Tursten in Strömstad for another ...
12/14/2019
Winter Grave

Looking for a ❄️chilling❄️ winter read? Your search is over!

Join Swedish writer Helene Tursten in Strömstad for another mystery.

“So we’re supposed to sit here and wait until that asshole and his son feel like turning up? Why the hell didn’t you stand your ground and bring the boy in?” Roger Willén, the acting area chief sup…

Only six days left to enter to win an ARC of our highly anticipated spring 2020 release, THREE HOURS IN PARIS by Cara Bl...
12/11/2019
Book giveaway for Three Hours in Paris by Cara Black Dec 03-Dec 17, 2019

Only six days left to enter to win an ARC of our highly anticipated spring 2020 release, THREE HOURS IN PARIS by Cara Black!

In Nazi-occupied Paris, an American markswoman has an impossible assignment: assassinate Hitler.

Enter to win one of 15 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Dec 03-Dec 17, 2019. For the first time in 20 years, New York Times bestselling author ...

For NPR Morning Edition, Nancy Pearl chose Binnie Kirshenbaum's RABBITS FOR FOOD as one of her favorite novels of 2019!W...
12/11/2019
Librarian Nancy Pearl Shares 4 Fantastic Books For The End Of 2019

For NPR Morning Edition, Nancy Pearl chose Binnie Kirshenbaum's RABBITS FOR FOOD as one of her favorite novels of 2019!

What makes the narrator, Bunny, a self-described "headache of a person," so appealing and relevant? Listen now!

Our go-to librarian says there are plenty of readers who find that "fiction gives you the truth of history and nonfiction gives you the facts." With that in mind, she shares some new titles.

December 2019.
12/10/2019

December 2019.

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12/10/2019

Soho Press's cover photo

12/10/2019
Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring James Benn

Watch Billy Boyle author James R. Benn on Nancy Pearl's amazing program, Book Lust, via the Seattle Channel!

James R. Benn sits down with Nancy Pearl to discuss his Billy Boyle World War II Mystery Series (currently comprised of 14 books) and how he first got the id...

"Beautifully captures the struggle between despair and hope within Griffin’s soul, and the piquant savor of a curiosity ...
12/09/2019
Step into the shoes of your favorite sleuth with these 7 audiobook mystery series

"Beautifully captures the struggle between despair and hope within Griffin’s soul, and the piquant savor of a curiosity that—like New Orleans itself—refuses to die." —Seattle Times

Treat your ears to James Sallis this holiday season!

Forget the winter holidays — step back into spooky season with these mysterious audiobooks, selected by David Wright.

We're suckers for end-of-year compilations...here's our own list of Soho Press books that have been featured on 2019 "be...
12/04/2019
The "Best Of" Soho Press: 2019 - Soho Press

We're suckers for end-of-year compilations...here's our own list of Soho Press books that have been featured on 2019 "best-of" round-ups!

It’s that time of year again! Help us celebrate the Soho titles that earned spots on 2019’s “Best Of” compilations and award lists. We are tremendously proud to publish our books and could not be happier for the authors and designers who brought them into the world. This holiday season, we w...

Want some "Tips for Throwing a Dinner Party at the End of the World"? Dip into an excerpt of Chana Porter's mind-bending...
12/04/2019
Read an Excerpt From The Seep, a New Novel From Chana Porter

Want some "Tips for Throwing a Dinner Party at the End of the World"?

Dip into an excerpt of Chana Porter's mind-bending debut novel, THE SEEP, at Tor.com 🛸

Trina Goldberg-Oneka is a fifty-year-old trans woman whose life is irreversibly altered in the wake of a gentle—but nonetheless world-changing—invasion by an alien entity called The Seep. Through T…

Early bird gets the pin? Limited quantities of custom THREE HOURS IN PARIS enamel clock pins are available as a small th...
12/03/2019
New from Cara Black: Three Hours in Pars

Early bird gets the pin?

Limited quantities of custom THREE HOURS IN PARIS enamel clock pins are available as a small thank you for anyone who preorders the book—Cara Black's first standalone after nineteen Aimee Leduc investigations!

Details below:

The most wonderful time of the year indeed! Two Soho titles made it on NPR Books 2019 Concierge:🐇Binnie Kirshenbaum's RA...
12/03/2019
NPR's Favorite Books Of 2019

The most wonderful time of the year indeed! Two Soho titles made it on NPR Books 2019 Concierge:

🐇Binnie Kirshenbaum's RABBITS FOR FOOD
⛰Gioacchino Criaco's BLACK SOULS

The Book Concierge is back with 350+ great reads, hand-picked by NPR staff and trusted critics.

"An icy blend of everything we love about Scandinavian thrillers."  —BookBub  Read this chilling review of WINTER GRAVE,...
12/02/2019
The Scandinavian Thriller You Need to Read This Winter

"An icy blend of everything we love about Scandinavian thrillers."
—BookBub

Read this chilling review of WINTER GRAVE, which hits shelves tomorrow!

'Winter Grave' is everything we love about Scandinavian noir.

International Dublin Literary Award
12/01/2019

International Dublin Literary Award

We have another recommendation for you from the 156 longlisted books.

Insurrecto by Gina Apostol & published by Soho Press
was nominated by Free Library of Philadelphia - Chestnut Hill.

A story that mines the Philippines troubled past - you can find out more here : bit.ly/2R25QmD

The international Dublin Literary Award is proudly sponsored by Dublin City Council & administered by Dublin City Libraries.

#DublinLitAward #YourCouncil #FictionMatters

Happy holidays is right! We're thrilled to say...Binnie Kirshenbaum's transcendent novel RABBITS FOR FOOD was selected a...
11/25/2019
100 Notable Books of 2019

Happy holidays is right! We're thrilled to say...

Binnie Kirshenbaum's transcendent novel RABBITS FOR FOOD was selected as a Notable Book of 2019 by The New York Times!

The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.

“A unique alien invasion story that focuses on the human and the myriad ways we see and don’t see our own world. Mesmeri...
11/25/2019
Book giveaway for The Seep by Chana Porter Nov 25-Dec 09, 2019

“A unique alien invasion story that focuses on the human and the myriad ways we see and don’t see our own world. Mesmerizing.” —Jeff VanderMeer

You've never read an alien invasion story like this one.

Enter our Goodreads giveaway for the chance to win a finished copy of Chana Porter's miraculous debut novel, THE SEEP. Ends 12/9.

Enter to win one of 15 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Nov 25-Dec 09, 2019. Enter to win a hardcover copy of Chana Porter's stunning debut spe...

"One of the most inventive and affecting sagas in recent crime fiction." —Tom Nolan, The Wall Street JournalBring some c...
11/22/2019
What to Give: Mysteries

"One of the most inventive and affecting sagas in recent crime fiction." —Tom Nolan, The Wall Street Journal

Bring some cheer to the mystery reader in your life this holiday season. Check out The WSJ's gift guide, featuring James Sallis's reissued Lew Griffin series...and so many more!

Tom Nolan on books about Sherlock Holmes and the collected fiction of James Ellroy.

“An exquisite tale about the way secrets shape and transform young lives...a world of emotional complexity." —Mira T. Le...
11/21/2019
Book giveaway for The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan Nov 19-Dec 04, 2019

“An exquisite tale about the way secrets shape and transform young lives...a world of emotional complexity."
—Mira T. Lee

Enter our Goodreads #giveaway for the chance to win an advance copy of Clarissa Goenawan's next novel, THE PERFECT WORLD OF MIWAKO SUMIDA. Ends 12/4.

Enter to win one of 15 free copies available. Giveaway dates from Nov 19-Dec 04, 2019. Enter to win an Advanced Reader Copy of Clarissa Goenawan's ('Rain...

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