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Norco '80
"[An] alarming account of a bank heist that rocked the country in 1980 and reflected 'the peculiar zeitgeist of that decade' in all its cockeyed drama . . ."

—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

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Indecent Advances
"[A] fascinating new book on the treatment of gay men in true crime and crime fiction [that] reexamines the violence that people at the Stonewall Inn had faced every day, and the rage crackling up underneath . . ."

—Alexander Chee, The New Republic

Counterpoint’s Joan Silber wins NBCC Award for Fiction!
Posted on March 15, 2018
Congratulations to Joan Silber, whose novel, IMPROVEMENT, has won the 2017 NBCC Award for Fiction! The NBCC committee called the book, “a dazzlingly inventive and deeply compassionate novel whose multiple storylines reveal shared human moments of love, loss, fate, guilt,... READ MORE
Counterpoint Novel Makes the
National Book Award Longlist!
Posted on September 28, 2017
Congratulations to Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, whose debut novel A Kind of Freedom has been nominated for a National Book Award for Fiction! National Book Award fiction judges Alexander Chee, Dave Eggers, Annie Philbrick, Karolina Waclawiak and Chair Jacqueline Woodson have named A Kind of... READ MORE
Five Questions for Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, author of A Kind of Freedom
Posted on August 3, 2017
                        What inspired you to write the novel? I noticed a trend in African American communities whereby members of my generation seemed to have fewer opportunities available to them... READ MORE
Upcoming Events
Posted on July 19, 2017
A KIND OF FREEDOM by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton New Orleans, LA: Octavia Books—reading/signing—8/30 HEART BERRIES by Terese Marie Mailhot Los Angeles, CA: Vroman’s Bookstore—Otherwise Reading Series/in conversation w/Elissa Washuta/reading/signing—8/31 IMPROVEMENT by Joan Silber Jamaica, NY: Queens Library, Forest Hills—reading/signing—8/11 Brooklyn, NY: Greenlight... READ MORE