Does everyone remember Banana Yoshimoto? The literary sensation of the 1990s and author of Kitchen, Amrita, and Goodbye Tsugumi? Well, she’s back this year with another book called The Lake. For it, she is willing to do something she’s never done before, which is to come to the United States to promote the novel! Along […]

Marcia, Jen, and I had a wonderful time at BEA this year.  It was great to see so many of our librarian friends and attend all the programs sponsored for librarians only!  I tried to be vigilant in my photo taking.  Here are my snapshots and highlights! Senior Vice President and Publisher, Julie Grau, discussed her hot picks and […]

Now available  in paperback is Salman Rushdie’s The Enchantress of Florence, which Library Journal called a “…magical and haunting new novel.”  Just in time for the paperback release, Random House has launched a dedicated Salman Rushdie website featuring excerpts from the author’s many books, information about his upcoming appearances, author videos, and more. -Jen