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Pegasus Books An independent publisher in NYC devoted to books that stimulate the intellect and the imagination. Pegasus Books is dedicated to the aim of independent publishing that stimulates both the intellect and the imagination, be it history or philosophy, memoir or biography, literary fiction or noir thrillers.

We expect our books to be no less relevant twenty-five years from now as they are today. Based in downtown Manhattan, Pegasus strives to reach readers nationwide who share our conviction that good literature is essential to the health of our cultural life. We welcome your support in our mission to deliver books that effect a vital dialogue between our authors and their audience. For press and medi

We expect our books to be no less relevant twenty-five years from now as they are today. Based in downtown Manhattan, Pegasus strives to reach readers nationwide who share our conviction that good literature is essential to the health of our cultural life. We welcome your support in our mission to deliver books that effect a vital dialogue between our authors and their audience. For press and medi

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From The Boston Globe: "Rathom was the editor of The Providence Journal whose sensational espionage stories captivated r...
03/31/2022
How a spy-hunting journalist enthralled, and deceived, America during World War I - The Boston Globe

From The Boston Globe: "Rathom was the editor of The Providence Journal whose sensational espionage stories captivated readers and changed the course of history. But, as #MarkArsenault recounts in an excerpt from THE IMPOSTER'S WAR (coming April 5th), Rathom was hiding secrets of his own." 📰

John R. Rathom was the editor of the Providence Journal whose sensational espionage stories captivated readers and changed the course of history. But, as Globe reporter Mark Arsenault recounts in an excerpt from his new book, “The Imposter’s War,” Rathom was hiding secrets of his own.

Virtual event alert! 🚨 #MichaelPBranch will celebrate the release of ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE with Old Firehouse Bo...
03/31/2022
Chasing Jackalopes with Michael Branch | Old Firehouse Books

Virtual event alert! 🚨

#MichaelPBranch will celebrate the release of ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE with Old Firehouse Books TOMORROW at 6pm MT. The event will be streaming to the Old Firehouse Books page, and is free to attend! 🐰

Old Firehouse Books is thrilled to welcome author and store favorite Michael P. Branch to our virtual event space! We'll be celebrating the launch of On the Trail of the Jackalope, the never-before-told story of the horned rabbit and how it became a cultural touchstone of the American West., on Fr...

🎹GIVEAWAY🎹 We are excited to announce a galley giveaway for FIVE-PART INVENTION, a novel by @nytimes bestselling author ...
03/30/2022

🎹GIVEAWAY🎹 We are excited to announce a galley giveaway for FIVE-PART INVENTION, a novel by @nytimes bestselling author Andi Buchanan] about the rippling effects of trauma, named one of the most anticipated books of 2022 by @zibbyowens and @katiecouricmedia. 🌿

When Lise, a pianist, suffers a nervous breakdown early in her marriage, her husband, in a warped act of protection and jealousy, has her piano taken away. With prose that is precise and emotionally affecting, Buchanan vividly renders how Lise's pain echoes in the lives of her daughter and the generations that follow.

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"#PaulVidich skillfully weaves Anne’s story — and her growing strength — into the wider political backdrop, ramping up t...
03/29/2022
Genre round-up — the best new thrillers

"#PaulVidich skillfully weaves Anne’s story — and her growing strength — into the wider political backdrop, ramping up the tension in a complex, engrossing tale."

The Financial Times includes THE MATCHMAKER in its roundup of the best new thrillers! 🔎

From spies, secrets and a Stasi ‘Romeo’ in cold war Berlin to a dangerous haul of diamonds in Basel

Check out FAMILY BUSINESS author SJ Rozan's interview with the Reading And Writing Podcast! 🎧
03/28/2022
Reading And Writing Podcast

Check out FAMILY BUSINESS author SJ Rozan's interview with the Reading And Writing Podcast! 🎧

Interviews with authors and writers about their books, their writing habits, their favorite novels, and how they got started writing.

From the Daily Mail: "Edward VIII's treachery is mind-boggling," say viewers of a recent Channel 4 documentary based on ...
03/28/2022
Viewers say Edward VIII's treachery is mind-boggling'

From the Daily Mail: "Edward VIII's treachery is mind-boggling," say viewers of a recent Channel 4 documentary based on Andrew Lownie's forthcoming book, TRAITOR KING (July 5th). 👑

Viewers of Channel 4's Edward VIII: Britain's Traitor King slammed the former king, who abdicated in 1936 to marry the divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson.

"Harini Nagendra makes her fiction debut with an exceptional series launch. By placing her intelligent and clear-eyed pr...
03/28/2022
The Bangalore Detectives Club by Harini Nagendra

"Harini Nagendra makes her fiction debut with an exceptional series launch. By placing her intelligent and clear-eyed protagonists in the multilayered and multicultural milieu of colonial India, Nagendra, a university professor in Bangalore, imbues this mystery with a rich, edifying, and authentic feel," writes Publishers Weekly in its starred review of THE BANGALORE DETECTIVES CLUB (coming May 3rd). ⭐️

Nagendra (Cities and Canopies: Trees in Indian Cities) makes her fiction debut with an exceptional series launch. In 1921, 19-ye...

Are you looking to get a head start on your #MothersDay shopping? 🌷 Look no further than this gift guide from The List, ...
03/25/2022
30 Best 2022 Mother's Day Gifts For Every Type Of Mom

Are you looking to get a head start on your #MothersDay shopping? 🌷

Look no further than this gift guide from The List, which includes EARTHA & KITT: A Daughter's Love Story in Black and White by Kitt Shapiro. Eartha Kitt

Stuck on Mother's Day gift ideas? Don't worry, we have you covered with 30 of the best options for the mom, grandma, aunt, and female figure in your life.

"A new documentary Edward VIII: Britain’s Traitor King, based on a book of the same name by historian Andrew Lownie, say...
03/25/2022
Edward VIII Informed for Nazis, Urged ‘Severe’ U.K. Bombing

"A new documentary Edward VIII: Britain’s Traitor King, based on a book of the same name by historian Andrew Lownie, says that Germany then used the information from Edward’s reports to inform their invasion of France in 1940." Read more from The Daily Beast here ➝

A new documentary sheds light on the oft-rumored collaboration between Edward VIII and the Nazis, who planned to restore the abdicated king as a puppet ruler.

We are so thrilled to see A MURDER IN TIME by Julie McElwain included at #3 on Town & Country's list of "The 35 Best Boo...
03/24/2022
The 35 Best Books About Time Travel

We are so thrilled to see A MURDER IN TIME by Julie McElwain included at #3 on Town & Country's list of "The 35 Best Books About Time Travel"! You don't want to miss the Kendra Donovan series. 🕰️

Here's what to read after you finish Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series.

“There is a casual elegance to @pauljvidich’s spy fiction . . . THE MATCHMAKER is an ideal entrance into his work, one t...
03/22/2022

“There is a casual elegance to @pauljvidich’s spy fiction . . . THE MATCHMAKER is an ideal entrance into his work, one that should compel new readers to plumb his backlist.” —@nytbooks 🔎

📸: @trentryansmith

"Those who know her well talk about her sense of humor," royal biographer #RobertHardman, author of the forthcoming QUEE...
03/21/2022
What Queen Elizabeth Is Really Like — and What Her Friends Felt The Crown Got Wrong

"Those who know her well talk about her sense of humor," royal biographer #RobertHardman, author of the forthcoming QUEEN OF OUR TIMES (April 5th), tells People in this royal exclusive! 👑

When it came to capturing Queen Elizabeth's storied life and record-breaking 70-year reign, royal biographer Robert Hardman kept coming back to the same simple notion: The Queen likes being Queen.

From Daily Mail - UK News: A new documentary based on Andrew Lownie's forthcoming TRAITOR KING (July 5th) reveals that E...
03/21/2022
Edward VIII collaborated with Nazis during WWII, documentary claims

From Daily Mail - UK News: A new documentary based on Andrew Lownie's forthcoming TRAITOR KING (July 5th) reveals that Edward VIII encouraged the Nazis to bomb Britain into submission in World War Two and crown him as King. ✍️

Edward VIII (pictured meeting Adolf Hitler), encouraged the Nazis to bomb Britain into submission in World War Two and crown him as King, a new history documentary reveals.

FISHING THE WILD WATERS author #ConorSullivan joined WGN Morning News this past weekend to share his love of the sport w...
03/21/2022
Fisherman shares tips for people who have never fished before

FISHING THE WILD WATERS author #ConorSullivan joined WGN Morning News this past weekend to share his love of the sport with people who haven’t fished before and offer tips and tricks. 🎣

Conor Sullivan, the author of “Fishing the Wild Waters — An Angler's Search for Peace and Adventure in the Wilderness” joined the WGN Weekend Morning News to...

"A lyrical look at fly-fishing. Even for those who have never picked up a fishing rod, this poetic book has a lot to say...
03/21/2022
ILLUMINATED BY WATER | Kirkus Reviews

"A lyrical look at fly-fishing. Even for those who have never picked up a fishing rod, this poetic book has a lot to say about the process of finding the things that are truly important," writes Kirkus Reviews in its glowing review of ILLUMINATED BY WATER by #MalachyTallack (coming July 5th). 🎣

A lyrical look at fly-fishing.

Join ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE author #MichaelPBranch, Nick Neely, and Books in Common NW for a virtual event on Mar...
03/20/2022
Books in Common NW: Michael Branch & Nick Neely

Join ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE author #MichaelPBranch, Nick Neely, and Books in Common NW for a virtual event on March 22nd at 6:30pm PDT! Branch explores the story of the horned rabbit and how it became a cultural touchstone of the American West. 🐰

Books in Common NW is ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE with author Michael Branch and writer Nick Neely

"The jackalope’s origin story — often retold and yet stubbornly unverifiable — has now entered into American folklore." ...
03/20/2022
Badass bunny: What you need to know about jackalopes

"The jackalope’s origin story — often retold and yet stubbornly unverifiable — has now entered into American folklore." Michael Branch, author of ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE, shares his expertise with the Las Vegas Review-Journal! 🐇

The jackalope’s origin story — often retold and yet stubbornly unverifiable — has now entered into American folklore, according to Nevada author Michael Branch.

Researchers who study the phenomenon in humans should incorporate subjective experiences into data on love, writes WHY W...
03/19/2022
Opinion: Can Science Capture Love?

Researchers who study the phenomenon in humans should incorporate subjective experiences into data on love, writes WHY WE LOVE author Anna Machin in this opinion piece for The Scientist. ♥️

Researchers who study the phenomenon in humans should incorporate subjective experiences into data on love.

"HEMINGWAY'S WIDOW by Timothy Christian is a biography that will be treasured by the author’s fans and scholars," writes...
03/19/2022
Book Review: "Hemingway’s Widow" - Not a Pretty Story - The Arts Fuse

"HEMINGWAY'S WIDOW by Timothy Christian is a biography that will be treasured by the author’s fans and scholars," writes The Arts Fuse in its review. ✍️ #Hemingway

We now have a book that virtually closes the circle on Hemingway’s women, a biography that will be treasured by the author's fans and scholars.

03/18/2022

#OTD in 1913, Hudson Stuck and five others (3 of them #AlaskaNative) left Nenana for Denali to attempt the first summit of the highest mountain in North America. You can read about it in my book #AWindowToHeaven, link in comments!
University of the South School of Theology at the University of the South #Alaska #Denali #mountaineering #WalterHarper #HudsonStuck Pegasus Books

"Former Forbes reporter #DirkSmillie masterfully captures #Guggenheim's colorful and turbulent life," writes Newsday in ...
03/17/2022
What's new: Fascinating women, Newsday founder

"Former Forbes reporter #DirkSmillie masterfully captures #Guggenheim's colorful and turbulent life," writes Newsday in its review of THE BUSINESS OF TOMORROW. ✈️

THE SECOND HALF by Ellen Warren. Life begins at 50 and only gets better for the women profiled in this book, which starts with a foreword by Erica Jong. Among the fascinating subjects are Long Island-

Congratulations to author Terry Mort –– CHEYENNE SUMMER won the Western Writers of America, Inc.'s 2022 Spur Award for B...
03/17/2022
Cheyenne Summer: The Battle of Beecher Island: A History a book by Terry Mort

Congratulations to author Terry Mort –– CHEYENNE SUMMER won the Western Writers of America, Inc.'s 2022 Spur Award for Best Historical Nonfiction Book! 🏆

Evoking the spirit--and danger--of the early American West, this is the story of the Battle of Beecher Island, pitting an outnumbered United States Army patrol against six hundred Native warriors, where heroism on both sides of the conflict captures the vital themes at play on the American frontier....

Learn more about the science of love in Nautilus Magazine's interview with Dr. Anna Machin, author of WHY WE LOVE! ❤️
03/17/2022
Love Is Biological Bribery

Learn more about the science of love in Nautilus Magazine's interview with Dr. Anna Machin, author of WHY WE LOVE! ❤️

Evolution uses all its tricks to make sure we procreate. But love in humans is a many-splendored thing.

Check out #MarkArsenault's interview with The Public's Radio 89.3FM where he discusses his forthcoming book, THE IMPOSTE...
03/15/2022
Mark Arsenault discusses his new book, "The Imposter's War

Check out #MarkArsenault's interview with The Public's Radio 89.3FM where he discusses his forthcoming book, THE IMPOSTER'S WAR (April 5th)! The book focuses on The Providence Journal editor John R. Rathom, who helped galvanize America’s entry into World War I. 📰

We aren’t just Public Radio, we are The Public’s Radio. Hear us on WNPN 89.3FM across Rhode Island and the Southcoast of Massachusetts.

"At its most basic level, love is biological bribery." Check out this excerpt from WHY WE LOVE by Anna Machin in The Sci...
03/14/2022
Book Excerpt from Why We Love

"At its most basic level, love is biological bribery." Check out this excerpt from WHY WE LOVE by Anna Machin in The Scientist! ❤️

In Chapter 1, “Survival,” author Anna Machin describes the health benefits of strong human bonds.

If you want to get to know Britain's most famous family, who better to give you a peek inside their world than a royal b...
03/13/2022
Celebrate the Queen's Jubilee on a royal tour with biographer Robert Hardman

If you want to get to know Britain's most famous family, who better to give you a peek inside their world than a royal biographer? Good Housekeeping is hosting an exclusive three-day royal-themed tour with #RobertHardman, author of QUEEN OF OUR TIMES (April 5th).

Visit Windsor Castle, Westminster Abbey, Hampton Court and the Tower of London on this magnificent three-day tour

Virtual event alert! 🚨 #MichaelPBranch will celebrate the release of ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE with Old Firehouse Bo...
03/12/2022
Chasing Jackalopes with Michael Branch | Old Firehouse Books

Virtual event alert! 🚨

#MichaelPBranch will celebrate the release of ON THE TRAIL OF THE JACKALOPE with Old Firehouse Books on Friday, April 1st at 6pm MT. The event will be streaming to the Old Firehouse Books page, and is free to attend! 🐰

Old Firehouse Books is thrilled to welcome author and store favorite Michael P. Branch to our virtual event space! We'll be celebrating the launch of On the Trail of the Jackalope, the never-before-told story of the horned rabbit and how it became a cultural touchstone of the American West., on Fr...

A moving piece from #SarahGearhart in The New York Times about Ukrainian runner Mykola Nyzhnyk. Her forthcoming book, WE...
03/12/2022
An Olympic Marathoner’s Journey From Kenya to the Front Lines in Ukraine

A moving piece from #SarahGearhart in The New York Times about Ukrainian runner Mykola Nyzhnyk. Her forthcoming book, WE SHARE THE SUN, about legendary coach Patrick Sang, is scheduled for April 2023.

Mykola Nyzhnyk was training in Kenya, the world’s distance running hotbed, when he was called up to fight in the war.

Check out #MarkArsenault's Q&A with The Boston Globe where he discusses his forthcoming book, THE IMPOSTER'S WAR (April ...
03/11/2022
You don’t want to miss Mark Arsenault’s new book - The Boston Globe

Check out #MarkArsenault's Q&A with The Boston Globe where he discusses his forthcoming book, THE IMPOSTER'S WAR (April 5th)! 📰 Globe Rhode Island

It's about a former Providence Journal editor who led the effort to expose Germany's attempt to infiltrate US media during World War I, but had plenty of skeletons in his closet.

"Most know that Charles Darwin was sailing aboard HMS Beagle when he made his famous call at the Galápagos." Check out t...
03/11/2022
The Strange Tale of Darwin and Kidnappers at the ‘Bottom of the World’

"Most know that Charles Darwin was sailing aboard HMS Beagle when he made his famous call at the Galápagos." Check out this excerpt from ODYSSEY by #TomChaffin in today's edition of The Daily Beast! ⚓️

A young Darwin grapples with an episode that would leave a profound mark on his evolving view of the world.

Thank you Amazon Books for including A SPY IN PLAIN SIGHT in this roundup of "Can’t-miss true crime books to put on your...
03/10/2022
Can’t-miss true crime books to put on your TBR list

Thank you Amazon Books for including A SPY IN PLAIN SIGHT in this roundup of "Can’t-miss true crime books to put on your TBR list"! ✍️

"Lis Wiehl—a former federal prosecutor and the daughter of an FBI agent—brings her uniquely qualified perspective to the story of Robert Hanssen, the Russian spy who hid in plain sight for two decades as an agent with the FBI’s Soviet analytical unit."

The real crime would be to miss out on reading these true crime tales.

Explorers and researchers, battling freezing temperatures, have located Endurance, Ernest Shackleton’s ship that sank in...
03/09/2022
At the Bottom of an Icy Sea, One of History’s Great Wrecks Is Found

Explorers and researchers, battling freezing temperatures, have located Endurance, Ernest Shackleton’s ship that sank in the Antarctic in 1915. Learn more in Ranulph Fiennes's new biography of the explorer, SHACKLETON! ⚓️

Explorers and researchers, battling freezing temperatures, have located Endurance, Ernest Shackleton’s ship that sank in the Antarctic in 1915.

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🔥🔥🔥BLOG TOUR+GIVEAWAY!🔥🔥🔥 Welcome to the Official Blog Tour for Anni Domingo's BREAKING THE MAAFA CHAIN. Today, on our tour stop, we have a review AND a tour-wide giveaway to share. So... Be sure to check it out and grab your copy now! Follow the tour. Pegasus Books Jean Book Nerd
🌟🌟🌟BLOG TOUR+GIVEAWAY!🌟🌟🌟 Welcome to the Official Blog Tour for Award-winning Author Kelly O'Connor McNees's THE MYTH OF SURRENDER. Today, on our tour stop, we have a review on this new release to share. There's even a tour-wide giveaway to share, too! So... Be sure to check it out and grab your copy now! Follow the tour. Pegasus Books Jean Book Nerd
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Author Michael Branch will discuss his new book, "On the Trail of the Jackalope," at the Museum on March 10. The never-before-told story of the horned rabbit, published by Pegasus Books, was recently reviewed by The Wall Street Journal Read now: nevadaart.org/wsjjackalope
Dear North American friends! I am proud to announce that my AGATHA CHRISTIE book will be published for you by my friends at Pegasus Books with this very classy cover. We have added some North American links to our pre-order page, should it tempt you... https://hodderstoughton.aweb.page/p/a03b184c-789c-4d29-8d0a-c7a9f5f81af4
#OTD 1944 #ww2 German #submarine U-424 is destroyed in the Atlantic by depth-charges from #RoyalNavy sloops HMS Woodpecker & HMS Wild Goose (latter seen here post-war, my pic). Between 31.1.44 and 19.2.44 Johnny Walker's famous five-strong 2nd Es**rt Group sank 6 U-boats. All part of setting the scene for #DDAY invasion. #History #naval #BattleoftheAtlantic #warfare • More on this episode in 'The Deadly Trade' W&N in the UK, aka 'The Deadly Deep' Pegasus Books in the USA and published as 'Zabójcze rzemiosło Historia wojny podwodnej' by Dom Wydawniczy REBIS in Poland. More info here http://iainballantyne.com/books/
The Mirror and the Palette. Rebellion, Revolution, and Resilience: Five Hundred Years of Women’s Self Portraits by Jennifer Higgie is 'a dazzling history of women’s self-portraits'. Read the book's review by ✍ Candy Bedworth Publisher Pegasus Books https://www.dailyartmagazine.com/500-years-of-womens-self-portraits/
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Read an excerpt from author Alan Judd's new Christopher Marlowe murder mystery, "A Fine Madness," now available from Pegasus Books.
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