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  • The Uncollected Stories of Mavis Gallant by Mavis Gallant, Autocracy, Inc. by Anne Applebaum, Madwoman by Chelsea Bieker, and The Rest is Memory by Lily Tuck are selected as four of Lit Hub's "Most Anticipated Books of 2024".

  • Anne Applebaum to receive the 2024 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.

  • Arlie Hochschild's book, Stolen Pride, to be published in September, gets a starred review from Publishers Weekly.

  • Timothy Garton Ash’s Homelands: A Personal History of Europe (Yale) was awarded the 2024 Lionel Gelber Prize, a literary award for the world’s best non-fiction book in English on foreign affairs that seeks to deepen public debate on significant international issues. The book was also featured on a “New Paperbacks to Read” list in The New York Times.

 

  • Nathan Masters’ Crooked: The Roaring ‘20s Tale of a Corrupt Attorney General, a Crusading Senator, and the Birth of the American Political Scandal (Hachette) won a 2024 Edgar Allan Poe Award in the category of “Best Fact Crime.”

 

  • Marie NDiaye’s Vengeance Is Mine (Knopf) was a 2023 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction finalist.

 

  • Camillle T. Dungy’s Soil (Simon & Schuster) won the 2024 Award for Excellence in Garden and Nature Writing, presented by the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries.

  • Deborah Taffa’s Whiskey Tender (Harper) is featured on Esquire’s “Ten Best Nonfiction Book of 2024” list, as well as Esquire’s “Best Books of 2024” list. Taffa won a 2024 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature.

  • Parini Shroff’s The Bandit Queens (Ballantine) appeared on the USA Today bestseller list.

 

  • Greg Jackson’s The Dimensions of a Cave (FSG) has been shortlisted for the McKitterick Prize. The prize, presented by The Society of Authors, is awarded annually for a first novel by an author over 40. The winner of the prize will be announced later this month.

 

  • Charles Johnson’s Oxherding Tales (Scribner) earned a place on The Atlantic’s list of “The Great American Novels” from the past one hundred years.

  • The Hollywood Reporter featured Eleanor Coppola’s Notes on the Making of Apocalypse Now on a list of “The Hundred Greatest Film Books of All Time.”

 

  • The New York Times Book Review’s list of “The Funniest Novels since Catch-22” included Rachel Ingalls’ Mrs. Caliban (New Directions) and Muriel Spark’s A Far Cry From Kensington (New Directions).

 

  • Janelle M. Williams’ Gone Like Yesterday (Tiny Reparations) was featured on Literary Hub’s list of recommended “Paperbacks Published in February.”

 

  • Amy Butcher won a 2024 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.

 

  • Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism (Harcourt) was the focus of a Literary Hub article entitled, “Why We Should All Read Hannah Arendt Now.”

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