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Trotsky In New York
by Shannon Price on Sep 20, 2016

KPCC’s “Take Two” recommends David Francis’ new book, Wedding Bush Road, which releases in November. Tune in at the 93:50 mark.

Trotsky In New York
by Shannon Price on Sep 20, 2016

Kenneth D. Ackerman, author of Trotsky in New York, 1917, speaks with The Times of Israel about one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Read the full article here.

by Shannon Price on Sep 16, 2016
The Los Angeles Times‘s book reporter Carolyn Kellogg shines a spotlight on the Counterpoint-Catapult merger. Read the article here.
Trotsky In New York
by Shannon Price on Sep 15, 2016

Publishers Weekly names Kenneth Ackerman’s novel, Trotsky in New York, 1917: A Radical on the Eve of Revolution, their Pick of the Week. See the article here.

by Shannon Price on Sep 15, 2016

Counterpoint and Soft Skull are proud to announce that three of our authors were selected for Notable Essays in Best American Essays 2016: congratulations to Robert Anthony Siegal, Jill Talbot, and James McWilliams!

 

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by Shannon Price on Sep 15, 2016

Dana Johnson was recently featured on KCUI Irvine’s “Writers on Writing” on how her background in journalism influenced her short story collection, In The Not Quite DarkListen to the full interview here.

Trotsky In New York
by Shannon Price on Sep 14, 2016

Kenneth D. Ackerman, author of Trotsky in New York, 1917 discusses his research, writing challenges and politics with Book Pleasures. Read the full interview here.

Every Kind of Wanting
by Shannon Price on Sep 14, 2016

Aimee Man, Pearl Jam and Johnny Cash are just a few of the muscians who make Gina Frangello’s Book Notes music playlist for her second novel, Every Kind of Wanting. See the full playlist here.

Every Kind of Wanting
by Shannon Price on Sep 14, 2016

Purewow has fun stepping into the lives of Gina Frangello’s characters in Every Kind of Wanting. Read the full review here.

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by Shannon Price on Sep 13, 2016

In her feature essay for Virginia Magazine, The Houseguest Kim Brooks talks about the importance of asking questions, and how this process shapes her not only as a writer, but also as a conscious citizen. Read the full feature here.

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by Shannon Price on Sep 13, 2016

Arthur Grace, the photographer behind Robin Williams: A Singular Portrait, 1986-2002 sat down with KQED to talk about his friendship with the late actor.  See the full interview here (Grace enters at 20:58.)

Every Kind of Wanting
by Shannon Price on Sep 13, 2016

Anna March of The Rumpus includes Gina Frangello’s Every Kind of Wanting in her her top reads of the summer. Read the full list here.