Debut author Megha Majumdar’s novel A Burning is tearing it up: an instant New York Times bestseller and a Today Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick, the novel takes place in contemporary India and follows the lives of three central characters in the wake of a horrific event. Read more
Happy Mother’s Day (on May 10th) to people mamas, animal mamas, and plant mamas (we see you)! Celebrating in this time of uncertainty is neither easy or simple, but whether we find ourselves living closer than ever before or navigating a difficult distance, the desire to share stories with our moms and mom-like people is stronger than ever. Read more
When Edan Lepucki hit the literary scene with her debut novel, California, in summer 2014, she was fortunate enough to be featured on Stephen Colbertâ€™s show. The feature catapulted her novel to the third slot on the New York Times bestseller list on the week it went on sale. Her interview happened to fall in the middle of a feud between Amazon and her then-publisher, Hachette. In the conversation, Colbert encouraged his viewers to buy California from Powellâ€™s Books, in an effort to prove that a smaller retailer could compete against Amazon and help an author debut as a bestseller. In doing so, Colbert turned a literary debut into a unicorn.
Are you looking for the next big book of the Fall? Look no further! Lauren Groff, theÂ New York TimesÂ bestselling author of The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, brings you one of the most anticipated books of the fall.Â Fates and Furies is an exhilarating novel about marriage, creativity, art, and perception.