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Justin Hargett

Justin Hargett - Publicist

Los Angeles

Experienced Publicist | Fiction/Nonfiction

Overview

With extensive experience in both fiction and nonfiction book publishing (including stints at Soho Press, Picador, Nation Books, and Penguin Random House) Justin has established the skills and contacts required for your book's successful media campaign, with an emphasis in literary fiction, mysteries, and translation.

Services
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Literature Thriller
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs History Politics & Current Affairs Sports & outdoor recreation

Work experience

Director

Kickflip Publicity

August, 2014 – Present (over 2 years)

Recent clients and campaigns include And Other Stories, Brian Blanchfield, Jamie Iredell, Jim Ruland, Karolina Wacalawiak, Phoef Sutton, worn and wound, and many more.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

Signs Preceding the End of the World

Yuri Herrera

Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spanish in the last ten years. Yuri Herrera does not simply write about the border between Mexico and the United States and those who cross it. He explores the crossings and translations people make in their minds and language as they move from one country to another, especially when there’s no going ba... read more

Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spanish in the last ten years. Yuri Herrera does not simply write about the border between Mexico and the United States and those who cross it. He explores the crossings and translations people make in their minds and language as they move from one country to another, especially when there’s no going ba... read more

The Invaders

Karolina Waclawiak

"A perfect, and perfectly dark, beach read ." (Nicole Jones, Vanity Fair)"John Cheever and John Updike were once the rulers of American suburban fiction; in Bullet Park, The Swimmer and Couples they outlined a portrait of the middlebrow milquetoast within the post-60s New Left. Waclawiak writes of the suburban rituals of status and boredom with the same acuity for detail as those writers, but ... read more

"A perfect, and perfectly dark, beach read ." (Nicole Jones, Vanity Fair)"John Cheever and John Updike were once the rulers of American suburban fiction; in Bullet Park, The Swimmer and Couples they outlined a portrait of the middlebrow milquetoast within the post-60s New Left. Waclawiak writes of the suburban rituals of status and boredom with the same acuity for detail as those writers, but ... read more

Marry, Kiss, Kill

Anne Flett-Giordano

In this debut mystery set in Santa Barbara, movie stars are in town for the film festival, powerful business interests are at stake, and detective Nola MacIntire and her partner, Tony Angelotti, must solve the complicated puzzle behind three seemingly unrelated deaths in this idyllic beach town. This mystery has got it all: snappy dialogue, memorable characters, and a captivating web of intrig... read more

In this debut mystery set in Santa Barbara, movie stars are in town for the film festival, powerful business interests are at stake, and detective Nola MacIntire and her partner, Tony Angelotti, must solve the complicated puzzle behind three seemingly unrelated deaths in this idyllic beach town. This mystery has got it all: snappy dialogue, memorable characters, and a captivating web of intrig... read more

Luminarium

Alex Shakar

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction. A Washington Post notable book of the year, a New York Times editor's choice, named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly, Booklist, the Austin Chronicle, and the Kansas City Star.Fred Brounian and his twin brother, George, were once co-CEOs of a burgeoning New York City software company devoted to the creation of utopian virtual w... read more

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction. A Washington Post notable book of the year, a New York Times editor's choice, named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly, Booklist, the Austin Chronicle, and the Kansas City Star.Fred Brounian and his twin brother, George, were once co-CEOs of a burgeoning New York City software company devoted to the creation of utopian virtual w... read more

Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield

Jeremy Scahill

A New York Times bestsellerA Washington Post bestsellerNamed the top investigative journalism book of 2013 by Nieman Reports Selected as one of Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Books of 2013“[A] courageous and exhaustive examination of the way a number of clandestine campaigns—full of crimes, cover-ups, and assassinations—became the United States’ main strategy for combating terrorism.” —Teju Cole, ... read more

A New York Times bestsellerA Washington Post bestsellerNamed the top investigative journalism book of 2013 by Nieman Reports Selected as one of Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Books of 2013“[A] courageous and exhaustive examination of the way a number of clandestine campaigns—full of crimes, cover-ups, and assassinations—became the United States’ main strategy for combating terrorism.” —Teju Cole, ... read more

The Ghosts of Belfast (The Belfast Novels)

Stuart Neville

Fegan has been a "hard man," an IRA killer in northern Ireland. Now that peace has come, he is being haunted day and night by twelve ghosts: a mother and infant, a schoolboy, a butcher, an RUC constable, and seven other of his innocent victims. In order to appease them, he's going to have to kill the men who gave him orders.

Fegan has been a "hard man," an IRA killer in northern Ireland. Now that peace has come, he is being haunted day and night by twelve ghosts: a mother and infant, a schoolboy, a butcher, an RUC constable, and seven other of his innocent victims. In order to appease them, he's going to have to kill the men who gave him orders.

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