Anyone who has reacted with horror to the recent brutal rape in India that inspired mass protests, or, rather, anyone period, should check out C.Y. Gopinath’s brilliant satirical novel The Book of Answers. I had the great pleasure of working as Gopi’s agent as he first conceived of and then wrote this book, and while […]
As always there were so many more books that I wanted to read than was able to in 2012, but it was still a pretty good year for reading. Of all the books you read that were published in 2012, which one was your favorite? Mine was Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, and I’m guessing […]
I’m really enjoying my new work life as a social media manager, but one of the things I miss most about being an agent is working with insanely talented writers as they go through the process of writing a great novel. Try Not to Breathe, a YA novel by my former client Jennifer R. Hubbard, […]
If you don’t already know Tahereh Mafi from her innovative blog or witty Twitter stream or Tumblr or other locales where she has taken over the Internet, you probably will soon hear about ‘Shatter Me,’ her awesome dystopian YA novel that’s publishing today. ‘Shatter Me’ is about Juliette, whose touch is fatal, and who is […]
Every now and then I like to check in to see what people out there are reading. So what about you? What are you reading? I just finished China Mieville’s Embassytown, and will be starting The Invisible Bridge soon.
Books are an incredibly formative part of all of our lives. The books we read as children stick with us forever – many of us can remember trying telekinesis after reading Matilda, imagining living on our own in the wilderness after reading Hatchet or My Side of the Mountain, searching the backs of closets for […]