The “Great Small Presses” series on One-Minute Book Reviews through Friday, when the site will also have a review of and Totally Unauthorized Reading Group Guide to Sara Gruen’s novel Water for Elephants www.algonquin.com, a No. 1 bestseller. Coming this week:
Wednesday, 9/19, Great Small Presses #3: A small press with specialties that include murder mysteries and early novels by famous writers.
Thursday 9/20, Great Small Presses, #4: A publisher that looks for “gifted though unrecognized” poets and others.
Friday 9/21, Great Small Presses, #5: The press that James Joyce might turn to if he were alive today and couldn’t find a major publisher willing to take on Ulysses. Also on Friday: a review of and reading group guide for Water for Elephants.
Saturday Children’s Corner, 9/22: A review of The Summer of the Pike www.milkweed.org, a novel for ages 9-to-12 from Jutta Richter, one of Germany’s most admired children’s authors, who makes her American debut with the book.
Also coming soon: A review of Lloyd Jones’s Man Booker Prize finalist, Mister Pip, and a reconsideration of Agatha Christie.
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