clues at the scene

clues at the scene

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Data Point Easter Style

Easter Style?  Think Easter Beagle. In my case, Easter Foxhound.

Friday was Frog Day here - that's the day the frogs start making noise. The rest of the weekend has been a blur.

Here are some data points on publishers whose authors' works appear in this week's NYT Book Review.

Alfred A. Knopf. Middle C., William H. Gass. novel. [ You should read this.] p.1. reviewed by Cynthia Ozick.

Random House. Out of Order.,Sandra Day O'Connor. memoir. [ Not the book you'd expect]. p.8. reviewed by Adam Liptak.

Riverhead Books. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Mohsin Hamid. novel. p. 9.

Atlantic Monthly Press. Wash, Margaret Wrinkle. novel. [ White writer, black characters, slavery, sex. Get ready for the sound bites]. p. 10. reviewed by Major Jackson.

Alfred A. Knopf. Sugar in the Blood, Andrea Stuart. historical novel. p.11. reviewed by Amy Wilentz.

Bloomsbury. The Walking, Leleh Khadivi. novel. p.12. reviewed by Mike Peed.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Retrospective, A.B. Yehoshua. trans. Stuart Schoffman. novel. p.13. reviewed by Robert Pinsky.

Liveright Publishing Corp. Karl Marx, Jonathan Sperber. biography. p. 14. reviewed by Jonathan Freedland.

Ecco / HarperCollins Publishers. I Dreamed I was a Very Clean Tramp, Richard Hell. autobiography. [ wash thoroughly after reading. Manhattan from this period can leave a stain]. p. 15. reviewed by Rachel Kushner.

Beacon Press. The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rose Parks, Jeanne Theoharis. biolgraphy. p. 18. reviewed by Nell Irvin Painter.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. The Force of Things: A Marriage in War and Peace, Alexander Stille. memior. p.19. reviewed by Louisa Thomas.

The New Press. Kids for Cash, William Ecenbarger. political/legal history. p. 21. reviewed by Abbe Smith.

Viking. The Injustice System, Clive Stafford Smith. political/ legal history. p. 21. reviewed by Abbe Smith.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Ways of Going Home, Alejandro Zamba. novel. p. 22. reviewed by Adam Thirlwell.

Top 10 Fiction Hardback:

Emily Bestler / Atria.
Little, Brown & Co.
Tyndale House.

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