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Thanks for the At the Existentialist Cafe nod Philip and Sundance Books and Music!
07/12/2019
Staff Picks | Sundance Books and Music

Thanks for the At the Existentialist Cafe nod Philip and Sundance Books and Music!

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Today ONLY the Amazon Kindle edition Eric Vuillard's award winner that was named a best book of the year by NPR is only ...
07/11/2019
The Order of the Day

Today ONLY the Amazon Kindle edition Eric Vuillard's award winner that was named a best book of the year by NPR is only $1.99! Find out why everyone is raving about THE ORDER OF THE DAY.

An NPR Best Book of the YearWinner of the 2017 Prix Goncourt, this behind-the-scenes account of the manipulation, hubris, and greed that together led to Nazi Germany’s annexation of Austria brilliantly dismantles the myth of an effortless victory and offers a dire warning for our current po...

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07/10/2019

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On this day in 1937, David Hockney was born in Bradford, England. Hockney would become one of the key painters of the po...
07/09/2019

On this day in 1937, David Hockney was born in Bradford, England. Hockney would become one of the key painters of the pop art movement of the 1960s and one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. In the 21st century, Hockney would break the record for highest amount paid for the painting by a living artist.

Celebrate his birthday and explore the life behind the great artist in Catherine Cusset’s fascinating novel LIFE OF DAVID HOCKNEY. https://bit.ly/2UDNsi2

“A charming peek behind the curtain of French high society as only the ultimate insider can. Cécile David-Weill’s n...
07/08/2019

“A charming peek behind the curtain of French high society as only the ultimate insider can. Cécile David-Weill’s novel is a delicious romp and I loved reading it!” — Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa #OtherPress #SummerReads https://bit.ly/2IFSf0c

Great listen with THE DIAMOND SETTER author Moshe Sakal!
07/03/2019
The Old/New Middle East

Great listen with THE DIAMOND SETTER author Moshe Sakal!

Moshe Sakal's novel “The Diamond Setter” brings old Middle Eastern themes into contemporary Israel, and weaves them into a story comprising of a rediscovered Jewish-Arab heritage, reinvented Israeliness, cross-border relations and homosexuality.

IndiePubs
07/02/2019
IndiePubs

IndiePubs

Join us in supporting A Room of One's Own Bookstore's campaign to raise money for RAICES. With our IPC partners, we're giving books to readers who support #BookstoresAgainstBorders!

Participating publishers: Akashic Books, Other Press, Europa Editions, Seven Stories Press, Soho Press, Catapult, Graywolf Press, Bellevue Literary Press, Steerforth Press, Verso Books, Plough

http://www.indiepubs.org/literary-community/

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07/02/2019

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The Amazon Kindle edition of one of Amazon.com's best books of the year so far is only $1.99 TODAY ONLY!
07/01/2019
Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

The Amazon Kindle edition of one of Amazon.com's best books of the year so far is only $1.99 TODAY ONLY!

A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who helped build the foundations of the modern world.Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopédie into existence. But his most daring writing took place...

A great read for the weekend!
06/28/2019
Review: Beyond All Reasonable Doubt

A great read for the weekend!

      Synopsis: From the award-winning author of Quicksand , a gripping legal thriller that follows one woman’s conflicted efforts to overturn what may be a wrongful conviction…

What an amazing piece in The New York Times about our publisher Judith Gurewich.
06/28/2019
The Editor Will See You Now

What an amazing piece in The New York Times about our publisher Judith Gurewich.

Judith Gurewich, the publisher of Other Press, brings an intensity to her editing, hosting authors for days while they read their manuscripts aloud.

LIFE OF DAVID HOCKNEY author Catherine Cusset joined Casey Barrett, Angie Kim and host Stephanie Jimenez at the Bryant P...
06/27/2019

LIFE OF DAVID HOCKNEY author Catherine Cusset joined Casey Barrett, Angie Kim and host Stephanie Jimenez at the Bryant Park Reading Room Topical Fiction Panel in NYC!

David Hockney on David Hockney!
06/27/2019

David Hockney on David Hockney!

Nice mention of Beyond All Reasonable Doubt!
06/26/2019
The Watchlist: June 2019 - Words Without Borders

Nice mention of Beyond All Reasonable Doubt!

Each month, Tobias Carroll shares a handful of recently released or forthcoming titles in translation that he’s especially excited about.   From Seagull Books | Ice by Sonallah Ibrahim, translated from the Arabic by Margaret Litvin | Fiction | 256 pages | ISBN

Entertainment Weekly calls THE DIAMOND SETTER “an essential read” and one of the year’s “biggest titles… it is...
06/26/2019

Entertainment Weekly calls THE DIAMOND SETTER “an essential read” and one of the year’s “biggest titles… it is a vital depiction of queer life in the Middle East.” #LGBTQLit https://bit.ly/2Vx8Juc Moshe Sakal

“Nelly Alard delves into the core of infidelity with wry observation and subtlety. Riveting, beautifully detailed and ...
06/25/2019

“Nelly Alard delves into the core of infidelity with wry observation and subtlety. Riveting, beautifully detailed and totally addictive. You won’t be able to put this down.” — Tatiana de Rosnay, New York Times best-selling author of Sarah’s Key #SummerReads https://amzn.to/2KDUByi

Named a “Best Book of the  Year” by The Guardian, who say NEVER ANYONE BUT YOU is “a fascinating portrait of two w...
06/24/2019

Named a “Best Book of the Year” by The Guardian, who say NEVER ANYONE BUT YOU is “a fascinating portrait of two women who challenged gender boundaries and society’s norms in all they did, the book builds to a moving celebration of resistance, creativity and self-reinvention.” #LGBTQLit https://bit.ly/2Yxg9Qc

Nice Washington Post review!
06/24/2019

Nice Washington Post review!

Great praise!
06/21/2019
Albertine Books in French and English

Great praise!

Hold Fast Your Crown, a brilliant novel by Yannick Haenel, is "at once beautiful and trivial, hilariously funny and tragic, a mesmerizing mixture that only the best novels can achieve"

Read the full staff pick by Miriam Bridenne below.

Other Press | Gallimard

Life of David Hockney! Love it!
06/21/2019

Life of David Hockney! Love it!

Here are our English-language bestsellers! ✨ Which ones have you read?

📚 Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, trans. Tina Kover (Europa Editions)
📚 Writers at Work Around the World, an Anthology by The Paris Review
📚 The Woman Destroyed by Simone de Beauvoir (Alfred A. Knopf)
📚 Life of David Hockney: A Novel by Catherine Cusset (Other Press)
📚 I Have an Idea by Herve Tullet (Chronicle Books)

Amazing article in The New York Times about Claude Cahun, who happens to be one of the main characters in Rupert Thomson...
06/20/2019
Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality

Amazing article in The New York Times about Claude Cahun, who happens to be one of the main characters in Rupert Thomson's fantastic novel NEVER ANYONE BUT YOU. Read the article and then get the ebook for only $1.99!

Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant.

Ahmet Altan was sent to Silivri prison on September 23, 2016 for speaking his mind. Today marks his 1000th day behind ba...
06/20/2019

Ahmet Altan was sent to Silivri prison on September 23, 2016 for speaking his mind. Today marks his 1000th day behind bars. #LetAhmetAltanGoFree

Today only the Amazon Kindle edition of the unforgettable novel the Washington Post calls a "must-read" is only $1.99!
06/19/2019
Inheritance from Mother: A Novel

Today only the Amazon Kindle edition of the unforgettable novel the Washington Post calls a "must-read" is only $1.99!

Award-winning novelist Minae Mizumura demystifies the notion of the selfless Japanese mother and the adult daughter honor-bound to care for her. Mitsuki Katsura, a Japanese woman in her mid-fifties, is a French-language instructor at a private university in Tokyo. Her husband, whom she met...

John Banville at The Irish Times calls DIDEROT AND THE ART OF THINKING FREELY "[a] wonderfully lucid and lively biograph...
06/17/2019

John Banville at The Irish Times calls DIDEROT AND THE ART OF THINKING FREELY "[a] wonderfully lucid and lively biography.” Start reading! https://bit.ly/2D9ot0u

“Haddad’s unwavering dedication to detail, narrative arc, and consequence make Guapa necessarily poignant, uncomfort...
06/17/2019

“Haddad’s unwavering dedication to detail, narrative arc, and consequence make Guapa necessarily poignant, uncomfortable, and meaningful. Like all good art, it moves beyond itself to shine a light on the world it bears.” — PopMatters #LGBTQLit https://amzn.to/2Zu2ytu

This month only the Amazon Kindle edition of LITTLE DANCER AGED FOURTEEN is just $2.99!
06/16/2019
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen: The True Story Behind Degas's Masterpiece

This month only the Amazon Kindle edition of LITTLE DANCER AGED FOURTEEN is just $2.99!

This absorbing, heartfelt work uncovers the story of the real dancer behind Degas’s now-iconic sculpture, shedding light on the struggles of late nineteenth-century Parisian life. She is famous throughout the world, but how many know her name? You can admire her figure in Washington, Paris,...

Named a Best Book of the Year by the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph and Daily Mail, “Historian Oliver Hi...
06/14/2019

Named a Best Book of the Year by the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph and Daily Mail, “Historian Oliver Hilmes has created an almost miniaturist narrative of the most controversial Olympics ever staged” (The Guardian). #FathersDayRead https://bit.ly/2FwL0YC

Named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by the The New York Times a spirited account of a major intellectual movemen...
06/13/2019

Named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by the The New York Times a spirited account of a major intellectual movement of the twentieth century and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it. https://buff.ly/2sZfkS1

HOLD FAST YOUR CROWN is “a story of madness, art, alcohol and creativity…elegantly translated…vivid,” (The New Y...
06/13/2019

HOLD FAST YOUR CROWN is “a story of madness, art, alcohol and creativity…elegantly translated…vivid,” (The New York Times) and a “unique, ecstatic novel” (The Wall Street Journal). #FathersDayRead https://bit.ly/2FQtyeC

More great coverage in the The New York Times for Catherine Cusset and her new novel LIFE OF DAVID HOCKNEY.
06/12/2019
Seeking the Real David Hockney Through Fact and Fiction

More great coverage in the The New York Times for Catherine Cusset and her new novel LIFE OF DAVID HOCKNEY.

A new novel and a restoration of the film “A Bigger Splash” expand our definition of art biography.

The seminal memoir of a father working through his daughter’s mental disorder, Oprah Winfrey says HURRY DOWN SUNSHINE ...
06/11/2019

The seminal memoir of a father working through his daughter’s mental disorder, Oprah Winfrey says HURRY DOWN SUNSHINE "is about tenacity and tenderness, feeling helpless but being present, about cracking up, then finding the wherewithal to glue the jagged pieces of your mind back together again. But mostly it’s about love.” #FathersDayRead. https://buff.ly/2Udp7R9

The New York Times review of LIFE OF DAVID HOCKNEY!
06/11/2019
Art, Love and Longing, the French Way

The New York Times review of LIFE OF DAVID HOCKNEY!

Three eloquent new French novels explore the relationship between creativity and affairs of the heart.

Walter Isaacson says in THE COST OF COURAGE, Charles Kaiser “explores the emotions and breaks the silences that haunte...
06/11/2019

Walter Isaacson says in THE COST OF COURAGE, Charles Kaiser “explores the emotions and breaks the silences that haunted a family after their experiences in the French resistance to Nazi occupation.” #FathersDayRead https://bit.ly/2WBhTaJ

John Boyne, author of A LADDER TO THE SKY and THE HEART’S INVISIBLE FURIES, brings readers into the loving relationshi...
06/10/2019

John Boyne, author of A LADDER TO THE SKY and THE HEART’S INVISIBLE FURIES, brings readers into the loving relationship between two soldiers during World War I in a book Colm Toibin calls “a wonderful, sad, tender book that is going to have an enormous impact on everyone who reads it.” #LGBTQLit https://bit.ly/2Ho6TYZ

Who else (other than us!) agrees with the The New York Times?
06/07/2019

Who else (other than us!) agrees with the The New York Times?

06/06/2019

A noted historian “finds that his grandfather’s story encompasses many of the horrors of twentieth-century Europe.” (The New Yorker). #FathersDayRead #OtherPress https://bit.ly/2VJF2KA

Check out a great profile in Shelf Awareness on our ACTS OF INFIDELITY author!
06/06/2019
Reading with... Lena Andersson

Check out a great profile in Shelf Awareness on our ACTS OF INFIDELITY author!

photo: Ulla MontanLena Andersson is a novelist, essayist and a columnist for Dagens Nyheter, Sweden's largest morning paper. She writes about

On NPR Morning Edition, America’s Librarian Nancy Pearl called 1947 “One of the best books, certainly the best nonfi...
06/05/2019

On NPR Morning Edition, America’s Librarian Nancy Pearl called 1947 “One of the best books, certainly the best nonfiction book, that I’ve read recently.” #FathersDayRead https://bit.ly/2JbFCds

Named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, The Seattle Times, and CrimeReads, A MILLION DROPS is “Darkly en...
06/05/2019

Named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, The Seattle Times, and CrimeReads, A MILLION DROPS is “Darkly engrossing… defies categorization, pulling together the best elements of historical fiction, psychological thrillers, and literary character studies” (Washington Post). #SummerReads
https://bit.ly/2GddC47

Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR who calls THE ORDER OF THE DAY “a chilling, brilliant look at the rise of fascism...
06/04/2019

Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR who calls THE ORDER OF THE DAY “a chilling, brilliant look at the rise of fascism in the 1930s that also works as a warning for today.” #FathersDayRead https://bit.ly/2Wmgtk3

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