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Weekly Publicity Bulletin

25th June 2018




Featured books: Saving Grace, £12.99; The Scam Hunter, £8.99 & Eight Ghosts, £8.99

Grace Kitto's memoir Saving Grace was praised by journalist and food critic Jay Rayner this week. Rayner called the book 'An intriguing, often hilarious journey into the landscape of diet and body image which will speak to anybody who has ever struggled with their weight. In other words, loads of us.'

The Scam Hunter author Conor Woodman was also interviewed for the Telegraph about his experiences filming Hunting Nazi Treasure.

Eight Ghosts was featured in The Bookseller as 'One to Watch'.




Featured book: The Ensemble, £12.99

Hello! magazine reviewed Aja Gabel's the Ensemble, calling the debut 'A riveting insight into the classical music world and a story about lifelong friendship.'




Featured books: The Never-Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip, £19.99; A Feast of Science, £14.99; Sisterhood of the Squared Circle, £16.99 & Mad Dog; The Maurice Vachon Story, £14.99

Another strong week for ECW this week. The Never-Ending Present made it to number two on the Toronto Star's 'Canadian Best Sellers' list, and was also included in CBC Books' round-up of Canadian books for Fathers' Day here.

Meanwhile, A Feast of Science author Dr. Joe Schwarz wrote a guest column for the Montreal Gazette, Sisterhood of the Squared Circle was featured on Bustle, and Mad Dog received a write-up in Fighting Spirit Magazine.




Featured book: Mondo Erotica: The Art of Roberto Baldazzini, £25.99

Mondo Erotica: the Art of Roberto Baldazzini was given full-colour spreads in Heavy Rubber Magazine.


The Dome


Featured book: Juliet and Romeo, £16.99

Juliet and Romeo author David Hewson appeared on BBC Radio 2 this week, on the Graham Norton show. Audio is available here.


No Exit Press


Featured books: All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of the Wire, £12.99 & Condor, £9.99

All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of the Wire author Jonathan Abrams was interviewed on 'Up All Night' with Dotun Adebayo on BBC Radio 5, with the program available here.

Elsewhere, Condor was reviewed in The Australian off the back of its conversion for TV.




Featured books: Blue Night, £8.99; Snare, £8.99; Absolution, £8.99 & Big Sister, £8.99

Blue Night author Simone Buchholz was selected as one of Crime Fiction Lover's 'Six of the Best German Crime Authors' in a recent article. The book itself was also included in the Quiet Knitter's round-up celebrating indie publishing in 2018.

In other No Exit news, Lilja Sigurdardottir's Snare was included in CBC's list of '8 Chilling Thrillers Perfect for the Summer', selected by McMaster University professor P.K. Rangachari. On top of that, Absolution is a staff pick at Love Reading this week, and Gunnar Staalesen's Big Sister was reviewed in Crime Fiction Lover, _Bloomin Brilliant Books_, and Mumbling About.


PM Press


Featured Books: The Atheist in the Attic, £11.99; Pictures of a Gone City, £23.99 & Maroon Comix, £13.99

The Atheist in the Attic appeared in Publishers Weekly this week, with the review calling the book a 'remarkable melanage'. The book was also reviewed in Library Journal, and online at True Review.

New York Journal of Books called Pictures of a Gone City 'remarkably instructive, richly researched, and masterfully crafted'. Maroon Comics was reviewed in Library Journal.




Featured books: Severance, £10.99; Dancing Bears, £12.99 & The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, £16.99

A good week of press for Text, as Ling Ma's Severance was included in the New Yorker's 'What We're Reading This Summer' list. Meanwhile The Australian called Witold Szablowski's Dancing Bears ‘A compelling and nuanced portrait of the push between the freedoms of modernity and nostalgia for the old communist system' and Big Smoke called The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka 'the best source on women at Eureka.'




Featured books: The Battle for Paradise, £8.99; How We Get Free, £12.99 & On New Terrain, £15.99

Naomi Klein's The Battle for Paradise has had a very strong showing lately, with coverage in Kirkus Reviews, and interviews for both Democracy Now! and Slate.


New Vessel


Featured book: The Eye, £20.00

Author of The Eye, Philippe Costamagna, was interviewed in Bloomberg this week. You can read the in-depth result here.


Soho Press


Featured books: The Nine Tailed Fox, £8.99 & Frozen Sun, £8.99

The Nine Tailed Fox and Frozen Sun were both featured in The Bookseller.




Featured books: You'll Never Walk, £15.99; World in Motion, £16.99 & When Friday Comes, £16.99

You'll Never Walk author Andy Grant was interviewed for Goal.com and Radio City Talk this week - those chats are available here and here. Similarly, the first part of Simon Hart's interview with Talk 33 about World in Motion is available online here. Both World in Motion and When Friday Comes were also covered by Outside Write here and here.




Featured book: Dull Margaret, £25.99

Win Wiacek at Now Read This reviewed Jim Broadbent and Dix's Dull Margaret, calling the book ' a dark delight of character and circumstance to beguile readers who have had their fill of shallow flash and dazzle'.


Seven Stories


Featured books: Horse Crazy, £11.99 & The Cuban Club, £10.99

Both Horse Crazy and The Cuban Club were included in the latest issue of the Bookseller.


Event Diary


Michael Moorcock in Conversation with Hari Kunzru

Shakespeare & Company, Paris

5th July 2018

Event details here.


Orenda Dual Book Launch at Collyer Bristow LLP

Wednesday 27th June


Oldcastle Books at St. Albans Film Festival

Oldcastle Books authors Robin Mukherjee, Lucy Baxter, and Karol Griffiths are each running an hour-long workshop based around their respective books at St. Albans Film Festival. Attendees will receive a free copy of the book, and more details are available here.


Jim Broadbent and Dix's

Dull Margaret

Academy Award-winning actor Jim Broadbent and Guardian cartoonist Dix have two events lined up for the last week of June to promote their graphic novel Dull Margaret.

The first will take place at Gosh! Comics on the 26th of June, with details available here.

The second, 'An Evening with Jim Broadbent and Dix' is scheduled for the following day at Waterstones Piccadilly Circus. More details can be seen here.

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