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Advance review from Publishers Weekly for THE MONEY PLOT: "Kaufman has a sharp eye for colorful anecdotes and a witty an...
08/11/2020
Nonfiction Book Review: The Money Plot: A History of Currency’s Power to Enchant, Control, and Manipulate by Frederick Kaufman. Other Press, $27.99 (304p) ISBN 978-1-59051-718-5

Advance review from Publishers Weekly for THE MONEY PLOT: "Kaufman has a sharp eye for colorful anecdotes and a witty and incisive prose style."

CUNY English professor Kaufman (Bet the Farm) examines human beings’ relationship to money in this fascinating yet somewhat muddled chronicle. His survey ranges from a 65,000-year-old Kenyan

Today only the Amazon Kindle edition of the award-winning novel The New York Times Books calls a "page-turner" is only $...
08/05/2020
And Their Children After Them: A Novel

Today only the Amazon Kindle edition of the award-winning novel The New York Times Books calls a "page-turner" is only $3.99.

And Their Children After Them: A Novel

Two memoirs from Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Saul Friedländer are available in paperback for the first time. https:...
08/04/2020

Two memoirs from Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Saul Friedländer are available in paperback for the first time. https://bit.ly/2Xwne5A

The paperback edition of THE ORDER OF THE DAY is a best of the month at Barnes & Noble!
08/03/2020

The paperback edition of THE ORDER OF THE DAY is a best of the month at Barnes & Noble!

Ashley Riggleson from fredericksburg.com calls THIS LITTLE FAMILY "fierce" and "furious."
07/28/2020
Book review: 'This Little Family' is fast, tense and unsettling

Ashley Riggleson from fredericksburg.com calls THIS LITTLE FAMILY "fierce" and "furious."

From the start, I knew that Inés Bayard’s début novel, “This Little Family,” (beautifully translated from the French by Adriana Hunter) would be a firecracker.

Words Without Borders dives into contemporary Turkish writers, including SERENADE FOR NADIA author Zülfü Livaneli.
07/27/2020
“A Recurring Dream”: Moris Farhi, Erich Auerbach, and the Novelization of Turkish Jewry

Words Without Borders dives into contemporary Turkish writers, including SERENADE FOR NADIA author Zülfü Livaneli.

In this essay, Matt Hanson explores how contemporary Turkish writers like Moris Farhi, Zulfu Livaneli, and Ayse Kulin continue to grapple with Turkey's complex relationship to Jewish refugees—and its own Jewish citizens—before and during the Holocaust. Among recent

Head over to the Red Carpet Crashwebsite for a chance to win a copy of BERLIN 1936!
07/23/2020
Win A Copy Of The Book 'BERLIN 1936: Fascism, Fear, And Triumph Set Against Hitler’s Olympic Games' - RedCarpetCrash.com

Head over to the Red Carpet Crashwebsite for a chance to win a copy of BERLIN 1936!

With delightful anecdotes and individual perspectives from Nazi leaders, locals, foreign diplomats, sportsmen, journalists, writers, socialites, nightclub owners, and jazz musicians, BERLIN 1936 doesn’t just share a political exploration of the Olympic Games, but instead crafts an intriguing look ...

In case you missed Clifford Thompson discussing his book WHAT IT IS with the New York Society Library you can watch the ...
07/21/2020
Clifford Thompson, WHAT IT IS: RACE, FAMILY, AND ONE THINKING BLACK MAN'S BLUES

In case you missed Clifford Thompson discussing his book WHAT IT IS with the New York Society Library you can watch the full conversation on YouTube.

An African-American writer’s concise, heartfelt take on the state of his nation, exploring the war between the values he has always held and the reality with...

Albertine Books in French and English
07/20/2020
Albertine Books in French and English

Albertine Books in French and English

While the country went into lockdown, an array of new French Fiction landed in U.S. bookstores. We selected some that seem to be a perfect fit for your summer.

From Prix Goncourt winner And Their Children After Them, Nicolas Mathieu's unputdownable story of teenagers growing up in 90s France (Other Press); to the 2nd volume of Virginie Despentes' punk rock portrait of contemporary France, Vernon Subutex (Farrar, Straus and Giroux); to Hannelore Cayre's hilarious dark comedy, The Godmother (ECW Press); to Kaouther Adimi's powerful evocation of Edmond Charlot, the Algerian bookseller who discovered Camus, Our Riches (New Directions), here they are!

Publishers Weekly reviews our forthcoming PROUSTIAN UNCERTAINTIES, saying "Proust fans will enjoy these appreciative, pe...
07/17/2020
Nonfiction Book Review: Proustian Uncertainties: On Reading and Rereading in Search of Lost Time by Saul Friedländer. Other Press, $25 (176p) ISBN 978-1-59051-911-0

Publishers Weekly reviews our forthcoming PROUSTIAN UNCERTAINTIES, saying "Proust fans will enjoy these appreciative, personal peregrinations through 'one of the most important novels ever written.'"

Pulitzer-winning Holocaust historian Friedländer (The Years of Extermination) meditates on the “extraordinary pull” and hidden depths of Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu

In their review of BREATHING THROUGH THE WOUND, PopMatters says it is "propelled by characters and situations so vivid a...
07/15/2020
'Breathing Through the Wound' Will Leave You Gasping for Air

In their review of BREATHING THROUGH THE WOUND, PopMatters says it is "propelled by characters and situations so vivid and intricate, readers won't realize they're reading a who-done-it -- until it's too late." Read the full review below!

"There are always currents flowing beneath the surface," Del Árbol tells us. "Currents that flow like the truth but are never stated, currents comprised solely of sidelong glances, half-gestures, unspoken understandings" (79). Though this quote is describing intrigue within prisons, it is an apt de...

Kirkus Reviews calls WHY DIDN'T WE RIOT "brilliant, searing, and surprisingly vulnerable." Read the full review!
07/14/2020
WHY DIDN'T WE RIOT? | Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus Reviews calls WHY DIDN'T WE RIOT "brilliant, searing, and surprisingly vulnerable." Read the full review!

A Black journalist gives Trump supporters a powerful lesson in history and truth.

Download this gripping novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Sea Wife. https://bit.ly/303xEtO
07/14/2020

Download this gripping novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Sea Wife. https://bit.ly/303xEtO

Another BREATHING THROUGH THE WOUND excerpt is  featured over at Words Without Borders.
07/10/2020
First Read: From “Breathing Through the Wound”

Another BREATHING THROUGH THE WOUND excerpt is featured over at Words Without Borders.

In Víctor del Árbol's novel Breathing Through the Wound, translated by Lisa Dillman and out this week with Other Press, an artist accepts an unusual commission that pulls him into Madrid's criminal underworld. In the excerpt below, another

You won't be able to put this thriller down!
07/09/2020
CrimeReads

You won't be able to put this thriller down!

Read our exclusive excerpt from "Breathing Through the Wound, by Víctor del Árbol." When Eduardo, a grieving, widowed painter, is hired by a woman to paint a portrait of the man who killed her son, he finds himself on the hunt for a killer. Other Press

The paperback version of this intense psychological thriller hits shelves today! https://bit.ly/2ZJXO4L
07/07/2020

The paperback version of this intense psychological thriller hits shelves today! https://bit.ly/2ZJXO4L

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07/07/2020

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All month long the Amazon Kindle edition of Machiavelli is just $4.99. Download and find out why his political insights ...
07/06/2020
Machiavelli: The Art of Teaching People What to Fear

All month long the Amazon Kindle edition of Machiavelli is just $4.99. Download and find out why his political insights resonate as strongly today as they did in his time.

Machiavelli: The Art of Teaching People What to Fear

French Culture in the Midwest
06/29/2020
French Culture in the Midwest

French Culture in the Midwest

🏖 #SummerRead🏖 Right on time for the long, lazy summer days coming up, And Their Children After Them, Nicolas Mathieu’s Prix Goncourt winning novel has just landed in the US bookstores in a translation by William Rodarmor. This coming-of-age tale explores the distinct feeling of summer during the 1990s in a region left behind by global progress.
Available at Albertine Books in French and English
In French ➡️ https://bit.ly/2NtY2Hu
In English ➡️ https://bit.ly/2YvK8Ll
Other Press

Columbia Maison Française
06/29/2020
Columbia Maison Française

Columbia Maison Française

𝐃𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐌𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢

"Remember one thing: Machiavelli isn’t interested in good and evil, but in results."

After the conversation between two eminent historians, Patrick Boucheron and Jeffrey Freedman about 𝗠𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗮𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶 𝗡𝗼𝘄! organized by the Maison Française, check out the note by Other Press

https://mailchi.mp/otherpress/machiavelli

We're excited for everyone to read WHY DIDN'T WE RIOT this fall.
06/24/2020
Black Voices Matter 2020

We're excited for everyone to read WHY DIDN'T WE RIOT this fall.

#BlackLivesMatter—and Black voices matter, too. Here is a necessarily selective list of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry from Black authors appearing in 2020.

This week only the Apple Books edition of THE ABSOLUTIST by John Boyne, an author Colum McCann calls "one of the great c...
06/24/2020
‎The Absolutist

This week only the Apple Books edition of THE ABSOLUTIST by John Boyne, an author Colum McCann calls "one of the great craftsmen in contemporary literature,” is just $1.99.

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Glad it is back in stock Albertine Books in French and English! An absolute must read we love!
06/23/2020

Glad it is back in stock Albertine Books in French and English! An absolute must read we love!

Nicolas Mathieu’s Prix Goncourt-winning novel, And Their Children After Them (trans. William Rodarmor) has just been restocked in our shelves, right in time for long, lazy summer days, just landed. Read more in our latest coup de coeur!
https://bit.ly/2BCfs1C
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THEY SAY SARAH featured in The New York Times alongside a collection of other strong debut novels.
06/21/2020
Debut Novels Reveal the Fragility of Female Bonds

THEY SAY SARAH featured in The New York Times alongside a collection of other strong debut novels.

From Paris to São Paulo to a Buddhist camp for teenagers, the relationships among girls and women in these stories are passionate, and painful.

Other Press's cover photo
06/18/2020

Other Press's cover photo

06/17/2020
American Humanist Association

Chris Stedman and Andrew are live!

To celebrate the launch of "The Other Reader with Chris Stedman," The Other Press has provided us with a first look at the debut episode of the video interview series. Watch the first episode and enjoy an open dialogue with Andrew Curran, the author of "DIDEROT AND THE ART OF THINKING FREELY" and host Chris Stedman right here in the comment section below from now to 4 pm ET.

Thanks for the showcase The Reading Frenzy
06/16/2020

Thanks for the showcase The Reading Frenzy

Today on the blog I'm showcasing another gem from favorite Indie Other Press, a debut by French author Inés Bayard, This Little Family. Stop by to see why it's getting rave reviews.-https://bit.ly/2zCvEj5

Out today, Foreword Reviews says THIS LITTLE FAMILY is a "provocative novel that plunges into the recesses of women’s ps...
06/16/2020
Review of This Little Family

Out today, Foreword Reviews says THIS LITTLE FAMILY is a "provocative novel that plunges into the recesses of women’s psyches."

This Little Family: Inès Bayard’s novel This Little Family, translated from French, is about the devastating aftermath of a rape. Raised in a loving household outside of Paris, Marie moves into the city as an adult. She works, dines out, and promenades with her...

Looking forward to this Chris Stedman and American Humanist Association.
06/16/2020

Looking forward to this Chris Stedman and American Humanist Association.

On Wednesday, Chris Stedman will debut first episode of The Other Reader on the American Humanist Association page. Join him and author Andrew S. Curran for a live chat 6/17, 2-4pm ET.

Bonus: Other Press is giving AHA Members 30% off purchases of Diderot with discount code AHA30 at checkout (https://otherpress.com/product/diderot-and-the-art-of-thinking-freely-9781590516706).

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Can you recommend any bookstores in Manhattan that carry Other Press books? Thanks.
Hello. Are you accepting novel submissions right now?
I just finished the second Leona Lindberg thriller, Any Means Necessary. I was thrilled to find there are more books in this series, but not in English! Loved the first two! Please publish the rest in English.
Hi, Is it possible ot order a book directly from you? I am interested in "When Memory Comes" by Saul Friedlander. Thank you. Haya Kleen