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Weekly Publicity Bulletin

9th July 2018




Featured book: Next Year in Havana, £12.00

Chanel Cleeton's Next Year in Havana has been selected for Reese Witherspoon's Book Club.




Featured book:The Ensemble, £12.99

The Ensemble was included in CultureFly's '20 Unmissable Reads for Summer 2018'.




Featured books: Juliet and Romeo, £16.99 & The Experimentalist, £9.99

David Hewson's Juliet and Romeo was mentioned in the latest edition of Brixton Review of Books.

The Experimentalist author Nick Salaman wrote an article for the Telegraph magazine reflecting on his school days with Peter Cook.




Featured books: How We Desire, £12.99; Look at Me, £10.99; The Trauma Cleaner, £12.99 & Find You in the Dark, £10.99

How We Desire was featured in the Australian, with the publication noting that '[Carolin Emcke's] words tremble with fury…A compelling conversation, urging readers to rethink the borderlands of the erotic.’

Meanwhile, Look at Me was featured on CultureFly, and The Trauma Cleaner had a major run of publicity with coverage in the New York Times Summer Reading Guide, Popsugar, Booklist, People, Oxygen, LitHub, and Publishers Weekly.

Find You in the Dark also had a big week, with coverage in New York Journal of Books, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Medium, Criminal Element, Real Book Spy and Toronto Star. Whew.




Featured book: Total Chaos, £11.99; The Second Rider, £12.99 & Like A Sword Wound, £12.99

The English translation of Jean-Claude Izzo's Total Chaos was called 'the Holy Grail of noir fiction' by NudgeBook this week, and was also included in the Times' list of 'Best Crime Fiction and Thrillers to Read on Holiday This Summer'.

The Second Rider and Like A Sword Wound were both included in the Bookseller.


Myriad Editions


Featured books: Escaping Wars and Waves, £19.99

Olivier Kugler appeared on BBC Radio London to talk about Escaping Wars and Waves this week. The book was also included in Broken Frontier's July Staff Picks here.

Myriad Editions was also profiled by Huck as part of their series taking a look 'Inside the UK's most radical publishers.'




Featured books: Keeper, £8.99; Hydra, £8.99; Overkill, £8.99 & The Lion Tamer Who Lost, £8.99

Keeper by Johana Gustawsson was reviewed by Random Things Through My Letterbox and Compulsive Readers. Elsewhere, Hydra was covered in Crime Review, Kiwi Crime reviewed Overkill, and The Lion Tamer Who Lost was named a 'Summer Must Read' byThe Book Review Cafe.


New Vessel


Featured book: The Eye, £20.00

The Eye was featured in Art News this week. The full article is available here.




Featured book: Let's Go Exploring: Calvin and Hobbes, £8.99

Let's Go Exploring: Calvin and Hobbes author Michael Hingston was interviewed by Vue Weekly here.


Bitter Lemon


Featured books: Baby Blue, £8.99 & Beside the Syrian Sea, £13.99

Baby Blue was recommended by CrimeReads recently, and was also reviewed here by Crime Fiction Lover.

Beside the Syrian Sea author James Wolff was interviewed for The Big Thrill - the full article is available here.


Maverick House


Featured book: A Prayer Before Dawn, £8.99

A Prayer Before Dawn author Billy Moore was interviewed by Liverpool Echo, to coincide with the release of the film version of his book starring Peaky Blinders' Joe Cole.


Melville House


Featured books: Who's Who When Everyone is Someone Else?, £12.99; It's Time to Fight Dirty, £22.00 & Let Me Be Like Water, £14.99

Who's Who When Everyone is Someone Else? received an in-depth write up in the White Review here, while It's Time to Fight Dirty author David Faris was interviewed by Vice US, and Let Me Be Like Water was selected by poet Kayo Chingonyi for the Guardian's 'Best Summer Books' round up.




Featured books: Bellevue Square, £8.99; The Emperor of Shoes, £16.99; The Rules of Wolfe, £8.99 & Paris in the Dark, £11.99

Michael Redhill, author of Bellevue Square, was included in CBC's list of 100 authors to know in Canada. The full list is here.

Elsewhere, The Emperor of Shoes scored a place in Strong Words' 'Magnificent Fiction' section, The Rules of Wolfe was one of the Guardian's 'Top 10 Books About Gangsters', and author David Young called Robert Olen Butler's Paris in the Dark 'A first-class literary thriller to lose yourself in and mourn when the last page is turned'. Paris in the Dark was also mentioned in the Bookseller.




Featured books: You'll Never Walk, £15.99; World in Motion, £16.99 & The Prince of Centre-Halves, £15.99

You'll Never Walk was mentioned on Sky's 'In Conversation with John Bishop'. Meanwhile World in Motion author Simon Hart appeared on TalkSport2, with the book also landing coverage in the Times here. Finally, Daily Post has covered this evening's Tommy G Jones' memorial game between Pwllheli FC and Bangor City, including a plug for The Prince of Centre Halves.




Featured book: Dull Margaret, £25.99

Jim Broadbent and Dix were interviewed by the Guardian about their experience bringing Dull Margaret to the page.


New Internationalist


Featured books: The Immigrant Cookbook, £20.00 & Heroes in the Evening Mist,
£9.99 & Redemption Song and Other Stories, £8.99

Jen Campbell recently featured The Immigrant Cookbook on her YouTube channel, with the full video available here. Heroes in the Evening Mist was featured in The Bookseller.

In other news from New Internationalist, Makena Onjerika has won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing. The 2018 anthology, titled Redemption Songs and Other Stories, will be published by New Internationalist. Makena spoke to BBC World Service about her win here.


The Feminist Press


Featured book: Training School for Negro Girls, £14.99

Training School for Negro Girls was featured in the Bookseller.


World Editions


Featured book: The Farm, £12.99

The Farm was mentioned in the Bookseller.


Berger Books


Featured book: Anthony Bourdain's Hungry Ghosts, £12.50

Anthony Bourdain's Hungry Ghosts was featured in the Bookseller.


Seven Stories


Featured book: Zenobia, £8.99

Zenobia was featured in the Bookseller.


Event Diary


Michael Redhill at Edinburgh Book Festival

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


Dougal Dixon at The Conway Hall

11th September

Dougal will be speaking about his book After Man.


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