Below are a few of our latest books, hot off the press. Roll over the covers below to learn more.
Congratulations to our three clients nominated for James Beard Awards this year: State Bird Provisions, for best new restaurant of the year, Thomas McNaughton of Flour + Water for best upcoming chef, and Michael Procopio of FoodforThoughtless.com, for food/humor writing!
Congratulations to our three novelists nominated for the 2013 Edgar Awards: Gillian Flynn (best novel), Daniel Friedman (best first novel), and Susan Elia MacNeal (best first novel)! http://www.theedgars.com/nominees.html
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The DNA of business has changed. Forever. You can blame technology, smartphones, social media, online shopping and everything else, but nothing changes this reality: we are in a moment of business purgatory. Mitch Joel, one of the world's leading experts in new media, warns that the time has come to reboot and to start re-building your business model. Joel explains the convergence of five key movements that have changed business and introduces his novel concept of "squiggle" which explains how you can learn to adapt your personal approach to your career, as new technology becomes the norm.
From Jezebel.com comes a must-read encyclopedic guide to pop culture, feminism, fashion, sex, and much more. With contributions from the writers and creatives who give the site its distinctive tone and broad influence, The Book of Jezebel is an encyclopedia of everything important to the modern woman. Running the gamut from Abzug, Bella and Baby-sitters Club, The to Xena, Yogurt, and Zits, and filled with entertaining sidebars and arresting images, this is a must-read for the modern woman.
Spiegel & Grau/Random House
Attempting Normal is Marc Maron’s journey through the wilderness of his own mind, a collection of explosively, painfully, addictively funny stories that add up to a moving tale of hope and hopelessness, of failing, flailing, and finding a way. From standup to television to his popular podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, Marc has always been a genuine original, a disarmingly honest, intensely smart, brutally open comic who finds wisdom in the strangest places.
Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and Martha Quinn with Gavin Edwards
Too Much Is Never Enough
Atria/Simon & Schuster
MTV’s original VJs offer a behind-the-scenes oral history of the early years of MTV, 1981 to 1987, when it was exploding, reshaping the culture, and creating “the MTV generation.” While VJ has plenty of dish—secret romances, nude photographs, incoherent celebrities—it also reveals how four VJs grew up alongside MTV’s devoted viewers and became that generation’s trusted narrators.
Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
How My Summer Went Up in Flames
Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster
First she lost her heart. Then she lost her mind. And now she’s on a road trip to win back her ex. Rosie’s always been impulsive. She didn’t intend to set her cheating ex-boyfriend’s car on fire. And she never thought her attempts to make amends could be considered stalking. So when she’s served with a temporary restraining order on the first day of summer vacation, she’s heartbroken—and furious.
Lisa Lutz and Jaime Temairik
How to Negotiate Everything
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/S&S
There’ll be no more hearing “no” after this clever picture book teaches you how to get everything you want. Straight out of the pages of the New York Times bestselling Trail of the Spellmans, authors David Spellman and Lisa Lutz and illustrator Jaime Temairik show you that it is possible to negotiate for everything. Even an elephant! With helpful illustrations and a complete glossary, there is no end to what these skills can get you.