Category Archives: Totally Self-Congratulatory

Happy news, with a Twitter twist

Our new editor Laura Tisdel is so new – “How new is she?” Thank you, folks – her business cards still haven’t arrived. But that didn’t stop her from leaping into action last week, and buying a terrific debut novel at auction. We are all thrilled that Laura’s first acquisition brings Gabriel Roth to our […]

Bragging Time!

Huge congratulations to Frederick Reiken, author of “Day for Night”, which is a finalist for the 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize.  The award winner will be announced on April 29th, in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Although I am late to writing about it here, we are still celebrating […]

Sweet Things

To celebrate this Valentine’s Day we bring you three delectable news items: 1) Two Reagan Arthur Books are in the top three spots for the inaugural Salon Good Sex in Fiction Award—at #3 is a scene from Joshua Ferris’ “The Unnamed” involving sex in a hospital bed (it’s more romantic than it sounds, trust us) […]

So Many Great Quotes

are included in this PW piece on Kate Atkinson and her new book “Started Early, Took My Dog” that it’s hard to pick just one.  But my favorite has to be the opening, “Yorkshire don’t do emotional problems. They don’t get ill. They don’t have breakdowns.”  It just gets better from there…

You know you love it

Well, what do we have here? Joshua Ferris’s Then We Came to the End made a totally scandalous appearance in Gossip Girl last night.

Bragging Time!

Has everyone seen the latest reasons for us to do a little embarrassing dance around the office? Did you know that Tina Fey was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for Humor last night? Well, she was! We cannot wait to publish her first book, Bossypants, in April, 2011. If the bordering-on-absurd number of excited emails […]

Totally Self-Congatulatory

and somewhat late, I realize, but wanted to point out that four of the nine authors mentioned in this Telegraph roundup, of the best crime books of 2009, are current or forthcoming Reagan Arthur Books writers!  (That would be Ian Rankin, Denise Mina, Josh Bazell, and Megan Abbott).