AUTHOR OF THE WEEK: VALERIA LUISELLI

Born in Mexico City, raised in South Africa and now living in New York City, Valeria Luiselli has been hailed by London’s Daily Telegraph as “an extraordinary new literary talent.” Her work, which has been widely translated, has been featured in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Granta, and McSweeney’s, and her debut novel, Faces in the Crowd (Coffee House Press, 2014) was…

BOOK OF THE WEEK: BAD PIRATE

Avast ye maties! This Saturday, September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day! What better way to celebrate than with a booty of pirate themed books, like Bad Pirate written by Kari-Lynn Winters and illustrated by Dean Griffiths. Captain Barnacle Garrick thinks that there is nothing worse than a good-hearted pirate, although his daughter, the mild-mannered August Garrick,…

AUTHOR OF THE WEEK: PETER JAMES

Meet the man behind the Detective Superintendent Roy Grace books, one of the preeminent crime thriller series in the world. The books, available now from PGC/Raincoast are set in Brighton, UK, the same colourful and charming seaside city that reared Peter James. Having sold a combined 16 million copies worldwide, we are very excited to add…

AUTHOR OF THE WEEK: JULIA DONALDSON

There aren’t many contemporary children’s writers as prolific as Julia Donaldson. Her whimsical, rhyming stories like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and What The Ladybird Heard have inspired the imaginations of countless children around the world, and been the first spark of a lifelong love for reading. Growing up in 1950s England, Donaldson’s life was full of magic…