Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Rep Pick Night 2011

On the evening of Monday, February 28th, Warwick's hosted seven representatives from some of the best publishing houses around for a Rep Pick Night, where the reps selected some of their favorite recent and forthcoming titles to tell our customers about. We had a packed house, chips & salsa were eaten, wine was drunk, and free books were given away - not to mention that everyone in attendance received an extra discount on every book purchased. Here's a sampling of the evening's picks with a video included:

Wade Lucas, Random House:
Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton
The Sriracha Cookbook by Randy Clemens
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
The Land of Painted Caves by Jean Auel

Sandy Pollack, Random House
I Was a Dancer by Jacques d' Amboise
House of Prayer No.2 by Mark Richard
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
Robopocalypse by Daniel Wilson
The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

Andrea Tetrick, PGW/Perseus Book Group:
Eden Hunter by Skip Horack
Granta 113
The Still Point by Amy Sackville
Towards the Setting Sun: John Ross, the Cherokees and the Trail of Tears by Brian Hicks
The Veganist by Kathy Freston

Tom Benton & Amy Comito, Penguin/Putnam:
You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
When the Killing's Done by T.C. Boyle
The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Mike Slack, Macmillan:
Tiger Tiger by Margaux Fragoso
Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
20 Under 40

Gabe Barillas, HarperCollins:
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
She Wolves by Helen Castor
Caribou Island by David Vann
Wench by Dolores Perkins
Clockwork Universe by Edward Dolnick

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