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Vanity Fair – The Best Gifts for Readers

The New York TimesThe 10 Best Books of 2022

Miami Herald‘Miami is his muse’: Jamaican-American novelist reveals the city we rarely see

NPR – Book of the Day: ‘If I Survive You’ navigates family and identity in the Jamaican diaspora

Grazia – Everything Carrie Has Been Reading In ‘And Just Like That’…

TODAY SHOW- Looking for a good book? Check out these top picks from authors

TODAY – Looking for a fall read? Here are 10 author-approved book recommendations

New York Magazine – The Strategist Haul: What the Editors Bought in October

Boca Raton Magazine A Dolphin’s Rowdy Memoir, a Time Travel Classic Bound for Hulu: New Book Picks

The New York TimesWhat Happens on Page 76 of This Season’s Books?

The New Yorker – The 2022 National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

L.A. Times – Here are the longlist nominees for the 2022 National Book Awards

Vulture – National Book Award for Fiction Longlist Honors Eight Fiction Debuts

Mpls. St. Paul Magazine Minnesota Writers, Publishers Named on National Book Awards Longlist

USA TODAYDebut novels dominate National Book Awards longlist, George Floyd bio among nonfiction titles

The New York TimesProfile: Jonathan Escoffery Has a Reality He’d Like to Share

East Bay Express – Leaving Miami: Jonathan Escoffery’s ‘If I Survive You’ follows a family seeking identity that reflects his own journey

The New York Times – Books Briefing

Publisher’s Weekly – Book Club Picks for September 2022

Book Marks – The Best Reviewed Books of the Week

BuzzFeed NewsSome Stuff You Could Do On Labor Day Weekend

Oprah Daily: Exclusive Cover Reveal: Jonathan Escoffery’s If I Survive You

Publisher’s Weekly: Back in Person for 2022, AWP Comes to Philadelphia

The Paris Review The Paris Review Wins the 2020 National Magazine Award for Fiction

Publisher’s Weekly: Escoffery, Newman to Receive ‘Paris Review’ Honors

Bookforum: Jonathan Escoffery wins the Plimpton Prize

The Bookseller: Fourth Estate wins seven-way auction for ‘stunning’ Escoffery debut

Award Announcements

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance2023 Southern Book Prize Finalists

California Independent Booksellers Alliance – Golden Poppy Awards 2022 Finalists

Black Book Awards2022 Finalists

Tournament of Books – The 2023 Long List

American Library Association – The 2023 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Longlist

AudioFile Magazine Earphones Award Winner

National Book Foundation – The Ten Contenders for the National Book Award for Fiction

Book Reviews

World Literature Today Book Review

Miami New TimesJonathan Escoffery’s Debut Short Story Collection Is a Quirky Miami Masterpiece

NPR – ‘If I Survive You’ is a sweeping portrait of a family’s fight to make it in America

The New Yorker: Jonathan Escoffery’s Surprising Stories of Desperation

Tampa Bay Times – Family, identity at the heart of Jonathan Escoffery’s ‘If I Survive You’

Alta Book Review: Family Matters

The New York Times – Book Review: From Jamaican to Miamian, and All the Identities in Between

Minneapolis Star TribuneBook Review

L.A. Times – Review: How to survive hurricanes, family and the American dream, in a blazing story cycle

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – ‘If I Survive You’ employs dark humor to explore identity

The Southern Bookseller Review: If I Survive You

Litbreak Magazine Book Review

Library Journal Starred Book Review: If I Survive You

Kirkus Reviews Starred Book Review: If I Survive You

Publisher’s Weekly Starred Book Review: If I Survive You

BookPage Starred Book Review: If I Survive You

Booklist Starred Book Review: If I Survive You

Booktrib – Familial and Systemic Struggle in Story of Ultimate Survival

Book Club / Book Selection

Boxwalla – American Fiction Series with Alexander Chee

Reach Higher – Fall 2022 Reading List

Belletrist – September 2022 Book Pick

Parnassus Books – First Editions Club Pick

Indie Bound – Indie Next Pick

Southern Independent Booksellers AllianceRead This Next! September Selection

Barrett Bookstore – Book of the Month

Book Lists

TIME The 10 Best Fiction Books of 2022

Entertainment Weekly – The best books of 2022

Booklist – Booklist Editors’ Choice: Adult Books, 2022

NPR – 8 books that NPR critics and staff were eager to tell you about in 2022

L.A. TimesThe 5 best fiction books of 2022, according to Bethanne Patrick

BuzzFeed – 25 Books From 2022 You’ll Love

GQ – All the best books to look forward to in 2023

The Philadelphia Inquirer – The Best Books of 2022

Oprah DailyOur Favorite Books of the Year

Largehearted Boy – Favorite Short Fiction Collections of 2022

The New York Times100 Notable Books of 2022

NPR – Books We Love

TIME – The 100 Must-Read Books of 2022

BookPage – Best Fiction of 2022

Kirkus Best Fiction Books of the Year

The New Yorker – The Best Books of 2022 So Far

The Atlantic Six Books That Show No One Can Hurt You Like a Sibling

Real Simple The Best Books of 2022 (So Far)

Kirkus3 New Audiobooks With Surprising Narrators

Literary Hub – The 15 Best Book Covers of September

Publisher’s Weekly – Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Adult Booksellers Picks

Amazon Book Review September’s satisfying short story collections

Oprah Daily 30 of the Best Fall Fiction Books of 2022 to Cuddle Up With 

Entertainment Weekly – Best New Books of Fall 2022: Fiction Preview

BET – 5 Books To Snuggle Up With This Fall

Good Morning America online – Fall back into reading: 15 anticipated books for September

Literary Hub – The Ultimate Fall 2022 Books Preview

L.A. Times – 10 books to add to your reading list in September

Yahoo News – 9 books to read this fall

Boston Magazine 25 Books Booksellers Are Looking Forward to This Season 

Book Marks – Hottest Books of the Season

Goodreads – 60 Upcoming Books the Goodreads Editors Can’t Wait to Read

Book Riot – 30 of the Buzziest, Best Fall Books of 2022

Indie Next – The September 2022 Preview

The New York Times18 Books Coming in September

BuzzFeed – 35 New Books You’ve Got To Read This Fall

KQED – 8 Highly Anticipated Books and Literary Events For Your Fall Reading Pleasure

Vulture: 57 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This Fall

L.A. Times – 30 books we can’t wait for this fall

The Philadelphia Inquirer: The best new books to read in September

ShondalandThe Best Books for September 2022

Alta – 16 New Books for September

Kirkus – 20 best books to read in September

TIME – The 33 Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2022

Vanity Fair14 New Books to Read in September

The Root: Books by Black Authors We Can’t Wait to Read This September

Kirkus150 Most Anticipated Books of the Fall

O Quarterly Magazine‘s 16 Books Not to Miss This Fall

The Millions’ Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2022 Book Preview

Lit Hub’s Most Anticipated Books of 2022, Part Two

Publisher’s Weekly Writers to Watch Fall 22

Library Journal: Top Spring/Summer Debuts | 39 Titles To Know

Bookish – September’s Most Anticipated Books