Book & Author News

The Camel Bookmobile chosen by NYU for New Students Book of the Year at the Steinhardt School.

POSTED ON July 7, 2011
"We thought The Camel Bookmobile would serve as a wonderful metaphor to shape our discussion of the issues that our students face in a world revolutionized by technical advances," said Patricia Carey, associate dean for student affairs.

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Women's National Book Association names Masha Hamilton winner of 2010 Award

POSTED ON July 28, 2010
The Women's National Book Association announces that Masha Hamilton has been chosen the winner of the 2010 WNBA Award. The award is presented by WNBA to a living American woman who derives part or all of her income from books and allied arts, and who has done meritorious work in the world of books beyond the duties or responsibilities of her profession or occupation.

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Thirty-One Hours to be published in Fall 2009

POSTED ON December 4, 2008
Masha's fourth novel, Thirty-One Hours, will be published by the wonderful Fred Ramey and Greg Michalson at Unbridled Books.

The Camel Bookmobile

POSTED ON December 3, 2008

The novel has been optioned for a movie.

The Camel Bookmobile in the press

POSTED ON December 1, 2008
See the articles in December 2007 O, The Oprah Magazine, and March 2008 Family Circle.

Communities choose The Camel Bookmobile

POSTED ON November 27, 2008
The communities of St. Augustine, Florida, and St. Louis Park, Minnesota, have chosen The Camel Bookmobile as their annual reads for 2009.

The Tennessee Library Association has chosen The Camel Bookmobile as its "One Book, One Conference" selection for its April 2008 conference.
Amelia Island, Florida, chose The Camel Bookmobile as their annual "One Community, One Book" read for 2008. 

Racine, Wisconsin chose The Camel Bookmobile as their annual "Racine Reads" for 2008.

The Camel Bookmobile is chosen as an October 2007 read by the Pulpwood Queen book club, which calls itself "the largest meeting and discussing book club in the world.