Prepub Alert, February 21, 2011

This edition of Prepub Alert wraps up August coverage with thrillers (C.J. Box’s Back of Beyond, Kathy Reichs’s Flash and Bones), fantasy (Darynda Jones’s Second Grave on the Left, Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Retribution), outrageous fiction (Nicholson Baker’s House of Holes: A Book of Raunch, David Whitehouse’s Bed), sports (Jim Dent’s Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story, Joe Ehrmann’s InSideOut Coaching: How Sports Can Transform Lives), 9/11 books (CBS News’s What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001, in Words, Pictures, and Video, Dominic Streatfeild’s A History of the World Since 9/11: Disaster, Deception, and Destruction in the War on Terror), and more. Don’t forget to check previous posts to find out what’s buzzing along with Joyce Carol Oates’s A Widow’s Story and how the Wikileaks controversy is making its way into book form.

Barbara Hoffert About Barbara Hoffert

Barbara Hoffert (, @BarbaraHoffert on Twitter) is Editor, LJ Prepub Alert; past chair of the Materials Selection Committee of the RUSA (Reference and User Services Assn.) division of the American Library Association; and past president, treasurer, and awards chair of the National Book Critics Circle.