February 1st, 2017

9780399176616Mark your calendars, C.J. Box fans – the already critically acclaimed VICIOUS CIRCLE is coming to a city near you starting in March! Read on below:

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Gangster’s Paradise

January 12th, 2017

mv5bmjmwnti2nzy2n15bml5banbnxkftztgwmdc2njc5ote-_v1_ux182_cr00182268_al_“Live By Night” hits theaters nationwide tomorrow, and critics are cheering – read on below:

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Love for “Live By Night”

January 4th, 2017

mv5bmjmwnti2nzy2n15bml5banbnxkftztgwmdc2njc5ote-_v1_ux182_cr00182268_al_Ben Affleck’s adaptation of Dennis Lehane’s LIVE BY NIGHT is building momentum into the new year! Elle calls the film one of the “3 Best Movies to See in January,” praising Affleck’s “killer cast” and “fruitful collaboration” with Lehane. And Deadline’s Pete Hammond calls Affleck’s work “an ode to the great gangster movies of the 1930s and ’40s that also manages to stand on its own.”

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Best-Of and Most Wanted

December 21st, 2016

badge-nonfiction-100x128‘Tis the season for end-of-year superlatives, and ARLA’s authors are nabbing accolades all over the map. Hit the jump to see more:

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Chicago loves THE GRANITE MOTH

December 2nd, 2016

THE GRANITE MOTHThe Chicago Review of Books calls Erica Wright’s THE GRANITE MOTH one of the 10 Best New Books to Read This December. Catch THE GRANITE MOTH in paperback on shelves December 20th – and in the meantime, check out this feature on Monkeybicycle for an explanation of the book in Erica’s own inimitable style.

International Honors for Dennis Lehane

November 7th, 2016

screen-shot-2016-11-07-at-10-20-40-amThe Barcelona City Council has awarded the 2017 Pepe Carvalho Prize to Dennis Lehane! More details after the jump:

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November 1st, 2016

WPSDavid Welky’s A WRETCHED AND PRECARIOUS SITUATION is out today, and it’s garnered yet another starred review, this time from Publishers Weekly. Read on below:

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Advance Praise for WRETCHED

October 24th, 2016

WPSDavid Welky’s polar epic A WRETCHED AND PRECARIOUS SITUATION is on shelves next week, and it’s already received raves from reviewers and booksellers alike! Read on below:

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AhFest Features Dennis Lehane

October 13th, 2016

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-40-pmThe Hollywood Reporter recently called Dennis Lehane’s work “catnip for A-list talent (think Leonardo DiCaprio, Sean Penn, Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood).” So it’s no surprise that the Muskegon Area Arts & Humanities Festival – AhFest for short – is featuring showings of four films based on Lehane’s works. Read on:

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Affleck’s LIVE BY NIGHT Gets Holiday Release Date

October 12th, 2016

mv5bmjmwnti2nzy2n15bml5banbnxkftztgwmdc2njc5ote-_v1_ux182_cr00182268_al_Warner Bros. has slated Ben Affleck’s adaptation of LIVE BY NIGHT for a limited release on Christmas Day, Variety reports. The film is now eligible for awards season consideration, while the book made Harper’s list of must-read books being turned into movies.

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