Our selection of ebook releases (2/22/2013)
The nominations for the 2012 Los Angeles Time Book Prize were announced this week.
In the Fiction category, past winners include such famous authors as Jennifer Egan, Margaret Atwood and Ian McEwan.
This year, The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg was nominated for the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, along with Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain, Arcadia by Lauren Groff, Magnificence by Lydia Millet and Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon.
“I’m interested in expressing emotional truths”
If you prefer to read the novel before watching the movie, discover a selection of novels and essays published by HarperCollins, and discover the thrill of the original. Among this selection of fifteen books, major recent works such as Mysterious Skin, Mystic River or Life of Pi, for just $2.99.
One of the books we recommend this week is Katherine Bouton’s Shouting Won’t Help. Editor at The New York Times, she has experienced hearing loss from twenty-two years, and this book is her own personal account of life with hearing impairment, which concerns more than 50 million Americans.
Kirkus Reviews: “A well-written, powerful book.”
Discover her account and other essays and novels published by Sarah Crichton Books.
If you like epic fantasy, you probably know that there is much more to it than Game of Thrones. With specialized publishers such as Del Rey, DAW or Tor Books, you can browse on Feedbooks the latest releases in epic fantasy:
Among the rest of our weekly picks, you will find Michael Hainey’s memoir and account of his father’s death, Kiersten White’s new Young Adult fantasy series, the 15th novel in the series lead by Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James, and a study led by two journalists aiming to “examine the unprecedented growth of China’s economic investment in the developing world, its impact at the local level, and a rare hands-on picture of the role of ordinary Chinese in the juggernaut that is China, Inc.”