Cat Persuasion Book Forthcoming from Rhetoric Expert Jay Heinrichs

Jay Heinrichs, author of the New York Times bestseller THANK YOU FOR ARGUING (forthcoming soon in an updated third edition from Crown Books), has a new guide to rhetoric coming in 2018 from Penguin Press UK, entitled HOW […]

Happy Pub Day to Jill Eisenstadt & SWELL!

Congratulations to Jill Eisenstadt, whose novel SWELL is out in hardcover today from Little Brown/Lee Boudreaux Books! As a fantastic profile from the Associated Press notes, SWELL is Jill’s first novel in 26 years, and […]

Lore Segal Featured on

On the heels of her wonderful story in The New Yorker, a beautiful personal essay by CCLA author Lore Segal, “There is Always War Somewhere,” posted today on Click here to read this moving piece […]

Aaron Thier is a Semi-finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor

More congratulations are due to CCLA author Aaron Thier! His novel MR. ETERNITY (out in paperback from Bloomsbury on June 13th) is a semi-finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The winner will be […]

New books for CCLA Author Aaron Thier

CCLA author Aaron Thier has not one but two books forthcoming! First up, a paperback edition of MR. ETERNITY, which the San Francisco Chronicle hailed as “[a] sharp, inventive and compassionate novel . . . to be savored […]

EDISTO by Padgett Powell Forthcoming from Catapult in August 2017

CCLA is pleased to announce that Padgett Powell’s novel EDISTO will be released in a new paperback edition by Catapult in August 2017. Walker Percy praised EDISTO as “truly remarkable . . . It reminds […]

Jay Heinrich’s NYT Bestseller THANK YOU FOR ARGUING Forthcoming in Japan and China

Jay Heinrichs’s THANK YOU FOR ARGUING: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion will be published in China by Bejing Huazhang and in Japan by Poplar Publishing Co. One of the […]

Jill Eisenstadt’s FROM ROCKAWAY in Paperback Today!

Happy publication day to CCLA author Jill Eisenstadt, whose novel FROM ROCKAWAY is now available in paperback reissue from Little Brown. Learn more about FROM ROCKAWAY here, and get ready for the June 6th, 2017 release […]

NYT Names Jesse Green Co-Chief Theater Critic

Congratulations to CCLA author Jesse Green! On March 22nd, the New York Times announced that he will be the Co-Chief Theater Critic starting on May 1st. Jesse was previously the theater critic for New York Magazine. […]

The Huffington Post Profiles CCLA Author Jeffery Renard Allen

The Huffington Post published a beautiful profile of CCLA author Jeffery Renard Allen on April 1st, calling him “the most acclaimed modern American author in the world not named Ta Nehisi Coates, Paul Beatty or […]