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Laura Auricchio’s The Marquis Shortlisted for American Library in Paris Book Award

Congratulations to Laura Auricchio, whose book The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered has been shortlisted for the 2015 American Library in Paris Book Award. The annual prize … Read more

Man Booker Prize Announces 2015 Longlist

Congratulations to the following Random House authors who have been nominated for the Man Booker prize: Laila Lalami, The Moor’s Account (Pantheon/Vintage); Tom McCarthy, Satin Island (Knopf/Vintage); Sunjeev Sahota, The … Read more

E. L. Doctorow Passes Away at 84

We are deeply saddened by the passing of author E. L. Doctorow, who died on July 21st in Manhattan.  Doctorow was the author of acclaimed novels … Read more

David Brion Davis Wins Lifetime Achievement Awards

Congratulations to David Brion Davis, who has been awarded the Anisfield-Wolf Award for Lifetime Achievement and the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History Lifetime Achievement … Read more