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Weekly Publicity Bulletin

16th July 2018

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Galley Beggar Press

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Featured book: Lucia, £9.99

Alex Pheby's Lucia was reviewed in the Guardian, with Ian Sansom declaring Alex Pheby to be "a writer possessed of unusual – indeed, extraordinary – powers."

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Riverhead

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Featured book: The Mothers, £11.99

The Mothers by Brit Bennett was selected for Black Girls Book Club.

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Akashic

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Featured books: Baghdad Noir, £11.99; Marrakech Noir, £11.99; We Are the Clash, £15.99 & We Matter, £14.99

Two titles in Akashic's Noir series, Baghdad Noir and Marrakech Noir, were reviewed in Publishers Weekly, with the former being called 'a landmark', and the latter a 'collective look at Marrakech through the eyes of those who know its people and culture well' ideal for 'armchair travellers'.

We Are the Clash received coverage in Rolling Stone, and was also featured in Brooklyn Digest here. Finally, We Matter was called 'an important read, executed uniquely' in a starred review from School Library Journal.

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Featured books: Stories, £14.99; True Stories, £25.00; Severance, £10.99 & Amal Unbound, £6.99

The Wall Street Journal gave an in-depth rave review to Helen Garner's collections Stories and True Stories here. Meanwhile, Severance by Ling Ma was reviewed in Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, with the latter calling it 'a smart, searing expose on the perils of consumerism'.

Amal Unbound was reviewed by Magpies Magazine.

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Myriad Editions

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Featured books: What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape, £9.99; Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous, £8.99 & Escaping Wars and Waves, £19.99

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape was included in The Bookseller this week, while Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous was referred to as a political and social masterpiece by Disclaimer Mag in their review here.

Olivier Kugler's Escaping Wars and Waves was included in the latest Ink Issue.

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Dewi Lewis

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Featured book: Big Brother, £35.00

Louis Quail, the photographer behind Big Brother, was interviewed in the Guardian about his brother's mental illness and the process of the book.

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Orenda

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Featured books: Do No Harm, £8.99; Dead of Night, £8.99; Deep Down Dead, £8.99 & The Lion Tamer Who Lost, £8.99

Deep Down Dead author Steph Broadribb was quoted in an Independent article about the myth of the hero, while Do No Harm by L V Hay was covered by Love Reading and Blog Lovin.

Meanwhile, Dead of Night received write ups from Over the Rainbow Book Blog and Chocolate n Waffles, and The Lion Tamer Who Lost was reviewed by the Book Trail and Steph's Book Blog.

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Peninsula Press

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Featured book: The Waterfront Journals, £9.99

David Wojnarowicz's The Waterfront Journals was featured online at AnOther, with a short excerpt included beneath the write-up here.

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September

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Featured book: The Railway Adventures, £16.99

The Railway Adventures was featured in The Bookseller.

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PM Press

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Featured books: Crashing the Party, £20.99 & Insurgent Supremacists, £20.99

Kris Hermes' Crashing the Party was covered in the latest issue of The Fifth Estate. Insurgent Supremacists author Matthew N Lyons was interviewed by Truth Out here and also wrote a feature for the website here.

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Feminist Press

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Featured book: Love War Stories, £14.99

Love War Stories was included in Bitch Media's July book selections here.

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ECW

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Featured books: Working for the Man, Playing in the Band, £19.99; Most Dramatic Ever, £8.99 & The Kaizen of Poker, £14.99

Both Booklist and All Music Books reviewed Working for the Man, Playing in the Band this week, while Most Dramatic Ever was included in Canadian Living's summer recommendations.

The Kaizen of Poker author Sheree Bykofsky appeared on Poker Action Line podcast to discuss the book. Listen here.

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Oldcastle

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Featured books: Historical Noir, £9.99; The Emperor of Shoes, £16.99 & Robert B. Parker's Wonderland, £8.99

Historical Noir author Barry Forshaw wrote an article for Mystery Scene Magazine, exploring why historical authors turn their hands to crime writing. The piece is available here.

In other Oldcastle news, The Emperor of Shoes was included in Library Journal's listof best debut novels out this summer, and Robert B. Parker's Wonderland author Ace Atkins was interviewed by My Central Jersey here.

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deCoubertin

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Featured books: You'll Never Walk, £15.99; World in Motion, £16.99; Russian Winters, £20.00 & England: the Complete Record, £25.00

You'll Never Walk author Andy Grant was interviewedby the Daily Mirror about his role in inspiring England's World Cup squad. World in Motion had a strong showing this week, with press from Victoria Derbyshire, Talksport and When Saturday Comes.

Then, Russian Winters was covered by Liberation, and the team behind England: The Complete Record were interviewed on BBC Merseyside.

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Seven Stories

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Featured book: The Epic of Gilgamesh, £15.99

Comics Review have covered The Epic of Gilgamesh here.

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New Internationalist

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Featured books: The Immigrant Cookbook, £20.00 & NoNonsense Feminism, £7.99

The New Internationalist had a good week over on Instagram, with The Immigrant Cookbook appearing in Miranda Mills' IGTV book haul, and NoNonsense Feminism shared by BooksThatMatterUK

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Avery Hill

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Featured books: The Great North Wood, £9.99 & Permanent Press, £10.99

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World Editions

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Featured book: Always Another Country, £11.99

Kirkus Reviews called Sisonke Msimang's Always Another Country 'a candidly intimate tale of a journey toward self-identity' in their review.

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Dedalus

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Featured books: The Black Cauldron, £9.99; The Rehearsals, £12.99 & The Maias, £14.99

The Black Cauldron was reviewed in The Tablet, while The Rehearsals was covered in The Forum Magazine and was also shortlisted for the Read Russia International Prize.

The Maias was mentioned in TLS.

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Melville House

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Featured books: They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, £9.99 & The Marginalized Majority, £14.99

Hanif Abdurraqib's They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us was included in the latest edition of the Bookseller. Meanwhile, The Marginalized Majority was included in Bitch Media's July book selections.

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NBM

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Featured books: Hasib and the Queen of Serpents, £21.99 & Twilight Vol.2: Armageddon, £13.99

Slings and Arrows reviewed both Hasib and the Queen of Serpents and Twilight Vol. 2: Armageddon.

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Reel Art Press

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Featured books: Johnny Cash at Folsom and San Quentin, £39.95; The Beat Scene, £29.95 & Led Zeppelin, £49.95

Johnny Cash at Folsom and San Quentin was covered by the Daily Beast and by Strong Words this week, while The Beat Scene turned up in the UK edition of Esquire. Led Zeppelin was included in the latest issue of The Bookseller.

Event Diary

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Michael Redhill at Edinburgh Book Festival

2pm, 15th August at Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre.

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Dougal Dixon at The Conway Hall

11th September

Dougal will be speaking about his book After Man.

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