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- The New York Times covered Doug Most's The Race Underground, his account of the race between New York and Boston to build America's first subway, calling the book a "sweeping narrative of late-19th-century intrigue."
- The Boston Globe raved about The Race Underground, describing it as "a story of rapscallions and risk takers, engineers and entrepreneurs, dreamers, darers, and doers—and it is thoroughly researched and splendidly narrated by Doug Most." Kirkus described it as "an almost flawlessly conducted tour back to a time when major American cities dreamed big."
- Examiner.com published a glowing review of Lis Wiehl's new mystery novel, Snapshot, calling the novel "an exciting account of murder and conspiracy with a dash of historical narrative."
- Sandra Tsing Loh discussed Quanyu Huang's The Hybrid Tiger: Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids in an amusing and very favorable review in the New York Times.
- Michiko Kakutani published a nice review of HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton, by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, in the New York Times.
- Kirkus Reviews also praised The Opposite of Loneliness, writing that it was "[A]lways thoughtful, intelligent, and surprising...ferociously insightful."
- Elizabeth Elo's North of Boston received wonderful reviews from the UK press. The Sun wrote that "loyal and tenacious Pirio is a marvelous protagonist. I can't wait to read more about her," and the Daily Mail wrote, "on this evidence Elo, a creative writing teacher, could well become a major force in the thriller world."
- We are delighted to announce that A Constellation of Vital Phenomena author Anthony Marra has been named the first recipient of the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award for debut fiction. The prize is voted on by the NBCC's 600 members. In addition, Publisher's Marketplace named A Constellation of Vital Phenomena as the #9 best reviewed novel of 2013, as part of their best of the best of lists, and Lynn Neary of NPR's "Here And Now" voted it one of the best novels of 2013.
- We are also thrilled to announce that Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy's bestselling biography Whitey Bulger has been nominated for the 2013 NBCC award for nonfiction.
- Congratulations to Jessica Lott, who won the 2013 New England Book Festival Award for general fiction for her novel The Rest of Us.
- And, congratulations to Ilana Edelstein, whose book The Patron Way is on the Tattered Cover Bookstore (Denver, CO) Business Bestseller List.
- Booklist published a fantastic review of Tony Vanderwarker's Writing With The Master, about the author's experience writing a thriller under the guidance of John Grisham, writing that the book was "brimming with invaluable literary lessons and amusing anecdotes."
- Kirkus Reviews wrote a great review for Samuel Gailey's Deep Winter, stating that the author "writes visually, rendering the characters and action both vivid and alive."
- Publishers Weekly published a glowing review of Marina Keegan's posthumously published collected fiction and nonfiction, The Opposite of Loneliness, writing that, "like every millennial who's seen irony elevated to an art form, Keegan brings self-awareness to the collective insecurity of her peers, even as she captures it with a precision that only comes from someone who feels it too."