Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (4/6)

April kicks off with a bang, we're talkin' so many blockbuster releases we don't know where to begin! Stories from Murakami, a true-to-form weird eco-thriller from VanderMeer, Essays from Kushner (wow). But also, there's a slew of debut novels we've been aching to get in your hands (Sanjena Sathian's about to be a household name, … Continue reading Turn the Page: New Releases this Week (4/6)

What We’re Reading This Week

STEVEN W. How To Sharpen Pencils by David Rees "David Rees has transformed the humdrum necessity of pencil sharpening into a genuine art-form to be celebrated alongside Monet's landscapes, Beethoven's Sonatas, and Sagan's cosmology. In How To Sharpen Pencils, he shares the joy of pure craftsmanship with the reader, effectively demonstrating the proper way to … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

This Week in the World of Books

Lots of awards and finalists were announced this week. The three Story Prize Finalists were announced; NBCC announced it's 30 finalists for the best books of 2013 as well as awarded A Constellation of Vital Phenomena the first ever John Leonard Prize; Mystery Writers of America announced it's list of 2014 Edgar Awards nominees; and Sinead Morrissey … Continue reading This Week in the World of Books