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News

October 19th, 2011
Bruce reviews "Three Artful Tales of Murder" for NPR.

October 19th, 2011
The New England Patriot Ledger profiles Bruce.

October 4th, 2011
Steve Almond interviews Bruce for The Emily Rooney Show on WGBH in Boston.

September 21st, 2011
The San Antonio Express-News interviews Bruce before his reading at UT-San Antonio.

September 20th, 2011
Esquire features Men in the Making among its list of the best books for Fall 2011.

September 1st, 2011
The Wake of Forgiveness has been named a finalist for the PEN/USA Literary Prize.

July 15th, 2011
The Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association has named The Wake of Forgiveness its "Reading the West" book of the year.

May 15th, 2011
The San Francisco Book Festival names The Wake of Forgiveness runner-up for novel of the year.

April 30th, 2011
The Wake of Forgiveness has won the Steven Turner Prize for debut fiction from The Texas Institute of Letters.

January 13th, 2011
The Wake of Forgiveness will be published in French in 2012 by Editions Gallmeister!

December 6th, 2010
The Long Beach Press-Telegram recommends The Wake of Forgiveness in its list of EBooks to buy for the holidays.

December 3rd, 2010
The Barnes and Noble Review lists The Wake of Forgiveness among the ten “Editors’ Picks” for fiction in 2010!

December 1st, 2010
Amazon calls The Wake of Forgiveness one of the ten best debuts of 2010!

December 1st, 2010
The Los Angeles Times adds The Wake of Forgiveness to its list of featured holiday books!

November 9th, 2010
Bruce appears on “Radio West,” broadcast in Salt Lake City and nationwide on XM Radio.

November 6th, 2010
Deseret News publishes a profile of Bruce in anticipation of his Salt Lake City reading.

November 4th, 2010
Bruce is interviewed by WOSU, the Columbus NPR affiliate:

November 2nd, 2010
Bruce is interviewed by Minnesota Reads.

November 1st, 2010
Bruce is featured on Catching Days.

November 1st, 2010
Bruce is interviewed by BookPage magazine.

October 29th, 2010
Reuters runs a profile of Bruce and The Wake of Forgiveness.

October 23d, 2010
Bruce speaks with Scott Simon on NPR's Weekend Edition.

October 20th, 2010
Shelf Awareness dedicates an issue to The Wake of Forgiveness.

October 16th, 2010
Bruce is interviewed by Steve Almond for The Nervous Breakdown

October 3rd, 2010
Indiebound, an organization of the American Booksellers Association, has named The Wake of Forgiveness a "Top Five" Indie Next Pick for the month of October. Please support your local independent bookseller!

September 7th, 2010
The Wall Street Journal has featured The Wake of Forgiveness along with four other novels in its fall books preview.

August 23rd, 2010
The Wake of Forgiveness has been selected by Barnes & Noble for their "First Look" online book group.

July 6th, 2010
Publishers Weekly features The Wake of Forgiveness among "Ten Promising Debuts."

April 15th, 2010
Bruce's editor, Adrienne Brodeur, discusses The Wake of Forgiveness in Library Journal's fall preview.

At the heart of Bruce Machart’s debut, The Wake of Forgiveness (Houghton Harcourt, Oct.), is a pounding horse race. Publishing can be a horse race, too, with a lot thrown behind a contender that may or may not make the finish line. That’s particularly true when one is championing a first novel. So why did Houghton Harcourt editor Adrienne Brodeur take a chance on Machart’s tale of two families in early 1900s Texas? Read more...



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