News

January, 2016

The Wind Is Not a River has been chosen at the 2016 Whidbey Reads title.

 

October 1, 2015

The Wind Is Not a River is Pennie’s Pick for October 2015. The paperback will be the featured title at all Costco locations across the U.S. during the month of October. Check Costco Connection magazine for review and details for a chance to win one of 50 free copies. Signed copies available at many western Washington locations Oct. 16.

 

March 11, 2015

 The Wind Is Not a River is a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize.

 

January 25, 2015

 The Wind Is Not a River is published in Portuguese as Onde nascem os ventos by Globo (Brazil).

 

January 16, 2015

The American Booksellers Association chooses The Wind Is Not a River as an Indie Next Pick for Book Groups.

 

December 14, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River is a Seattle Times Best Book of the Year.

 

November 25, 2014

Best Books of 2014: BookPage editors select The Wind Is Not a River.

 

November 25, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River selected among Amazon.ca “Editors’ Best Fiction of the Year”

 

October 27, 2014

The international Spanish edition of The Wind Is Not a River (El viento no es un río) is published by Umbriel.

 

September 2, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River is published in paperback in the US and Canada.

 

through August 21, 2014

Book Clubs / Reading Groups: check out this special, limited-time promotion from ReadingGroupGuides.

 

July 19, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River reaches #6 in Amazon’s Kindle Store.

 

February 26, 2014

Toronto’s Cityline TV’s Marilyn Smith interviews Brian about The Wind Is Not a River.

 

February 13, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River is published in the UK (Mantle/Pan Macmillan).

 

February 4, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River, reviewed on BBC 2 (at 1.42 in the program).

 

February 2, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River at #5 on The Denver Post hardcover fiction list.

 

February, 2014

Toronto’s Cityline TV chooses The Wind Is Not a River as its February Book Club pick. Join the conversation (until March 3) with Cityline Book Club members and host Tracy Moore.

 

January 30, 2014

Podcast: Brian Payton in conversations with Seattle’s Vicki St. Clair on KKNW.

 

January 16, 2014

Brian Payton sits down with Mark Medley, The National Post’s book editor, to discuss The Wind Is Not a River.

 

January 15, 2014

The National Post Afterword Reading Society chooses (and reviews) The Wind Is Not a River.

 

January 15, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River debuts at #8 on the Maclean’s national hardcover fiction list.

 

January 7, 2014

The Wind Is Not a River is published in the U.S. and Canada.

BookPage editors choose The Wind Is Not a River as their Top Fiction Pick for the month.

 

January, 2013

U.S. librarians choose The Wind Is Not a River
as one of the “top 10 books published this month that librarians across the country love.” (Library Reads: Jan. 2014)

The American Booksellers Association choose The Wind Is Not a River
as an Indie Next Great Reads Pick.

Amazon chooses The Wind Is Not a River as a Best Book of the Month.

The Wind Is Not a River chosen as the Goldsboro Book of the Month
UK Exclusive:  signed & numbered First Edition (350) hardback copies £16.99. Goldsboro Books, London UK

The Wind Is Not a River is selected as a Booksellers’ Choice in the UK.

Podcast: Harper Audio interview with Brian Payton + samples of the new unabridged audio book of The Wind Is Not a River.