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SAFEKEEPING Wins Jewish Public Library Award

September 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher Email: FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net Twitter: @FigTreeBks Facebook: FigTreeBks +1-914-234-2268 SAFEKEEPING Wins the 2016 Mona Elaine Adilman Award for English Fiction and Poetry on a Jewish Theme BEDFORD, New York (September 26, 2016)—Today, Fig Tree Books LLC is delighted to announce that Safekeeping, a debut novel by Jessamyn Hope, has been recognized as the winner of […]


Award for THE SEA BEACH LINE

June 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher Email: FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net Twitter: @FigTreeBks Facebook: FigTreeBks +1-914-234-2268 The Sea Beach Line Named INDIEFAB Book of the Year Bronze Award Winner BEDFORD, New York (June 27, 2016)—Today, Fig Tree Books LLC is pleased to announce that The Sea Beach Line, a novel by Ben Nadler, has been recognized as a Bronze winner […]


THE SEA BEACH LINE Named INDIEFAB Finalist

March 9, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher Email: FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net Twitter: @FigTreeBks Facebook: FigTreeBks +1-914-234-2268   The Sea Beach Line Named Foreword Reviews’ 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist   BEDFORD, New York (March 9, 2016)—Today, Fig Tree Books LLC is pleased to announce that The Sea Beach Line, a novel by Ben Nadler, […]


FTB Acquires Abigail Pogrebin’s Memoir

February 9, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher Email: FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net Twitter: @FigTreeBks Facebook: FigTreeBks +1-914-234-2268   Fig Tree Books LLC Acquires Abigail Pogrebin’s Memoir MY JEWISH YEAR: 18 HOLIDAYS, ONE WONDERING JEW Foreword by A. J. Jacobs BEDFORD, NY (February 9, 2016) — Fig Tree Books LLC, publishing the best literature of the American Jewish experience, […]


Fig Tree Books Re-Issues Edward Lewis Wallant’s Classic THE PAWNBROKER

November 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net or 914-234-2268   THE PAWNBROKER: A Novel by Edward Lewis Wallant “In the short time [Wallant] was writing – about three years wherein he considered himself and was considered a serious writer – he was counted as part of a brilliant group of postwar Jewish American writers […]


“A Mesmerizing Narrative”: THE SEA BEACH LINE by Ben Nadler

October 13, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net or 914-234-2268   THE SEA BEACH LINE: A NOVEL by Ben Nadler “[A] mesmerizing narrative that will speak to any readers who have tried to make sense of their parents’ lives or the secrets that people keep.”~Library Journal (starred review)   BEDFORD, NY (October 13, 2015) — The […]


"An Intricate Tapestry of Love and Longing, Failure and Redemption": SAFEKEEPING by Jessamyn Hope

June 9, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net or 914-234-2268   SAFEKEEPING by Jessamyn Hope “There is no writer whose first novel I have awaited more eagerly than Jessamyn Hope, and Safekeeping surpasses my expectations. It’s a brilliant and captivating novel about the past, the present, and the future, about love and legacy, and it […]


Fig Tree Books LLC to Expand Beyond Literary Fiction

June 8, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Founder and Publisher +1-914-234-2268 FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net FIG TREE BOOKS LLC TO EXPAND BEYOND LITERARY FICTION BEDFORD, NY (June 8, 2015) — Fig Tree Books, a new publishing house focusing on exploring the diverse American Jewish experience, announced that it is now accepting memoirs and young-adult and graphic-novel manuscripts in addition […]


Gripping, Intelligent, and Timely: Jonathan Papernick's THE BOOK OF STONE

May 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price Publisher FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net or 914-234-2268     THE BOOK OF STONE by Jonathan Papernick “This intelligent and timely thriller is told through a Jewish prism, but ­Papernick’s persuasive insights into the nature of fanaticism and its destructive consequences could be applied to any ideology. Highly recommended.”—Library Journal (starred review) “A […]


Fig Tree Books LLC Announces Fall 2015 List

April 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price, Founder and Publisher 1-914-234-2268 or FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net   FIG TREE BOOKS LLC ANNOUNCES FALL 2015 LIST Books include a new edition of Edward Lewis Wallant’s classic THE PAWNBROKER and THE SEA BEACH LINE, a novel by emerging talent Ben Nadler BEDFORD, NY (April 29, 2015)— Fig Tree Books, a new […]


"Landmark Legal Thriller" Re-published by Fig Tree Books

April 14, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fredric Price, Publisher Fig Tree Books FPrice@FigTreeBooks.net, 914-234-2268   “Landmark Legal Thriller” Re-published by Fig Tree Books COMPULSION by Meyer Levin with Foreword by Marcia Clark and Introduction by Gabriel Levin   “…this re-released classic is an unforgettable, heart-wrenching story of murder….it still shocks everyone that murderers will attempt to ‘get […]


Mythic Novel from Acclaimed Author and NPR Contributor

March 17, 2015

Alan Cheuse joins forces with Fig Tree Books LLC, a new independent press with the mission to publish the best fiction of the American Jewish experience, to issue PRAYERS FOR THE LIVING (March 17, 2015; trade paperback; $15.95).


Fig Tree Books Announces Imprint and Spring 2015 List

September 22, 2014

Fig Tree Books, a new publishing house focusing on literary fiction exploring the diverse American Jewish experience, announced its inaugural list for the spring 2015 season.