Buzz Books 2015: Spring/Summer
Our sixth Buzz Books edition evokes all the excitement of Winter
Institute with substantial pre-publication excerpts from nearly 40 adult
titles. Extensive publishing information, including promotion plans and
publicity contacts, are included in this NetGalley version. Enjoy access
to the newest voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the
upcoming season as you discover breakout books from established authors,
sparkling debuts from soon-to-become literary stars, and fascinating
memoirs and inspirational nonfiction.
Familiar names include Paolo Bacigalupi, Ian Caldwell, Dennis Lehane,
Ann Packer, Matthew Pearl, and Neal Stephenson. From inside the book
world itself, there’s Farrar, Straus and Giroux publisher Jonathan
Galassi’s debut novel Muse, and former editor George Hodgman’s memoir
Bettyville, about going home to care for his irascible mother.
Iowa Writer’s Workshop graduate Leslie Parry (Church of Marvels),
Erika Swyler (The Book of Speculation), J. Ryan Stradal
(Kitchens of the Great Midwest), Christopher Robinson and Gavin
Kovite (War of the Encyclopaedists), and Jessica Knoll
(Luckiest Girl Alive) are among our dozen new authors.
Rounding out this generous sampler are books from well-known
personalities including actor Maria Bello, TV host Mika Brzezinski,
NPR/Weekend Edition’s Scott Simon, and even a novel from Hunter S.
Thompson’s former assistant Cheryl Della Pietra.
As always, there’s also a great preview from Publishers Lunch of more
than 100 additional, noteworthy spring/summer books to have on your
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