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  • Jim Aylesworth’s My Grandfather’s Coat Published to Three Starred Reviews

    October 21, 2014
    My Grandfather's Coat by Jim Aylesworth (illustrated by Barbara McClintock) was published October 21, 2014 to starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly. Based on the Yiddish folk song, "I Had A Little Overcoat," My Grandfather's Coat tells the story READ MORE

    Parachute Infantry, audio edition available October 28

    October 20, 2014
    The audio edition of Parachute Infantry, the classic WWII memoir by David Kenyon Webster, will be available from Tantor Media October 28. Noted for its emotional honesty and gripping portrayal of the camaraderie and chaos of life in E Company, 101st READ MORE
    THE LAST GENTLEMAN Open Road cover

    The Last Gentleman, September classics promotion

    September 8, 2014
    The Last Gentleman, Walker Percy’s tale of family and self-discovery, is featured in Open Road and Amazon’s September campaign promoting “undiscovered gems” of classic literature. The book is "[s]plendid...a beautifully textured novel...a distinguished work of art." –New York Times Book READ MORE
    GOD'S LITTLE ACRE by Erskine Caldwell cover

    God’s Little Acre, Banned Books Week

    September 8, 2014
    Erskine Caldwell’s bestselling satire, God's Little Acre, is featured in Open Road’s Banned Books Week promotion through the month of September. With over 10 million copies in print, this classic novel tackles perennially relevant issues of poverty and social justice READ MORE

    I Am Livia, August Kindle Deal

    August 4, 2014
    Phyllis Smith’s recent debut novel, I AM LIVIA, is an August Kindle Deal! This sweeping tale of power, intrigue, and romance features one of history’s most notorious characters, the first empress of Rome. “Seamlessly written, this novel will appeal mightily READ MORE
    THE LONGEST DAY by Cornelius Ryan, 70th Anniversary Edition

    The Longest Day, 70th anniversary edition

    June 26, 2014
    THE LONGEST DAY, Cornelius Ryan’s masterful and unrivaled account of D-Day, is now available as a collector’s edition in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings. This beautiful hardcover contains over 100 carefully researched photos, 30 previously unpublished READ MORE

    Open Road to release Alexander Key titles in e-book

    June 26, 2014
    Several of  sci-fi/fantasy author Alexander Key's titles will be available in e-book for the first time, including The Forgotten Door, The Incredible Tide and Sprockets: A Little Robot. Key is best known for the sci-fi classic Escape to Witch Mountain READ MORE
    OF MICE AND MEN Broadway poster, feat. James Franco and Chris O'Dowd

    Of Mice and Men on Broadway

    June 20, 2014
    David Binder’s stage adaptation of the classic OF MICE AND MEN premiered on Broadway this year, starring James Franco and Chris O’Dowd. The play, described as “a moving masterpiece” (Time) and “a powerhouse revival” (Newsday), has been nominated for two READ MORE