Jonathan Evison’s new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, officially hits bookstores and e-bookshelves today, and it’s hitting the ground running, as the rave reviews are streaming in. In today’s The New York Times, Janet Maslin writes, “Evison’s third and most powerful novel… [is] a book so poignant yet improbably funny.” And Johnny is hittingContinue reading

“I fell in love with Emma Eckstein the moment I saw her from the fourth gallery of the Carl Theater, and this was also the night I met Sigmund Freud.” So begins Joseph Skibell’s absorbing and wildly imaginative new novel, A Curable Romantic, now out in paperback (excerpt below). We’ve set aside three copies forContinue reading

Robert Morgan’s engrossing saga of the Westward Expansion, Lions of the West, is now available at your local bookstore. (Excerpt below.) Grab a copy today, pour yourself a mug of tea, and watch American history come to life in Morgan’s skilled hands. Morgan is the author of the national bestsellers Gap Creek, an Oprah BookContinue reading

“When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign. She saw her hands first. She held them in front of her eyes, squinting up at them. For a few seconds, shadowed by her eyelashes and backlit by the hard white light emanating from the ceiling,Continue reading

When I was ten years old, I had to have minor surgery. As a result, I was forced to spend the summer moping around the house, wearing an insanely large bandage over my right shoulder. I couldn’t do much aside from read until my father introduced me to the racetrack. I became obsessed watching televisedContinue reading