Press & Bookstores

Publicity inquiries (U.S.): Contact Dutton PR at, or by fax: 212-366-2262.

Publicity inquiries (U.K., Australia, New Zealand): Contact Joe Thomas at or @Joe_Thomas25.

Other inquiries: Contact Elisabeth Weed at The Book Group.

Brief bio: Liam Callanan is a novelist, teacher and journalist. His novel, Paris by the Book was translated into multiple languages and was the 2019 winner of the Edna Ferber Prize. He’s also the 2017 winner of the Hunt Prize, and his first novel, The Cloud Atlas, was a finalist for an Edgar Award. Liam’s work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Slate, The New York Times, The Washington Post and The San Francisco Chronicle, and he's recorded numerous essays for public radio.  He's also taught for the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and lives in Wisconsin with his wife and daughters. (Longer bio.)

Here's a hi-res author photo (photo credit: Patrick Manning) and Paris by the Book jacket images (US paperback edition) (US hardcover edition) (UK/AUS/NZ edition). 

ISBNs: Paris by the Book (US hardcover 9781101986271; US paperback 9781101986295; UK/AUS/NZ paperback 9780008273668), Listen (paperback 9781935536543), All Saints (hardcover 9780385336963, paperback 9780385336970), The Cloud Atlas (hardcover 9780385336949, paperback 9780385336956).

World's shortest FAQ

Q. Are you aware there's another book called "Cloud Atlas"?

A. Oh yes. It's been an interesting experience.

Q. Do you like bookstores?

A. So much so that I contributed an essay to a wonderful anthology from Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers titled, My Bookstore: Writers Celebrate Their Favorite Places to Browse, Read, and Shop



For more about my contribution to this book, see the World's Shortest FAQ, below/left.

For more about my contribution to this book, see the World's Shortest FAQ, below/left.