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St. John Mandel inks with Unbridled Books for sophomore novel
Emily St. John Mandel,
off high praise for her incredible debut novel "Last Night in
Montreal," will have her promising career continue with Unbridled Books
after the indie publisher snapped up her sophomore work, Emily told
St. John Mandel
has continued making promotional appearances from New Hampshire to
Toronto in support of her debut novel months after its June launch. But
she’s also had an eye on her sophomore work, and has been revising and
proofing the novel.
Her hard work paid off. Unbridled bought The Singer's Gun from her
literary agent Emilie Jacobson
at Curtis Brown
in New York City, who negotiated both of her book deals.
"It's exciting -- I absolutely love working with Unbridled
it's wonderful to be working with them on a second project," St. John
Mandel (pictured left) said.
Don’t expect a sophomore slump from St. John Mandel, who appears to
have settled into some interesting regular themes such as criminality
and yearning told through quirky characters -- but this time she has
quite a different twist.
The Singer's Gun is a noir-tinged criminal mystery and a love story
about a man who sells social security cards and false passports to
illegal aliens in New York.
The talented St. John Mandel already showed her writing
chops with convincing portrayals of male characters in "Last
Night." Now readers can anticipate seeing her portray a sketchy male
protagonist in The Singer's Gun, which Unbridled plans to publish in
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