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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2015

Publishers Weekly recently announced their Spring 2015 TBR pile (including debuts) and 10 Macmillan titles made the cut!
FICTION

THE WHITES by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt
On Sale: February 17
“Price (LUSH LIFE) is one whale of a storyteller by any name, as evinced by the debut of his new brand—okay, Brandt—a gripping, gritty, Greek tragedy of cops, killers, and the sometimes-blurry line between them. The author skillfully manipulates these multiple story lines for peak suspense, as his arresting characters careen toward a devastating final reckoning.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE SUNLIT NIGHT by Rebecca Dinerstein
On Sale: June 2
“With provocative insights about the cruelty of abandonment, the concept of home, and the limits of parental and filial love, Dinerstein’s novel is a rich reading experience.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review
Read PW’s profile of Rebecca Dinerstein

MAKING NICE by Matt Sumell
On Sale: February 17
“From the first page, Sumell’s exceptional novel in stories unleashes one of the most comically arresting voices this side of Sam Lipsyte’s HOMELAND. Sumell’s debut demonstrates an almost painful compassion for the sinner in most of us, making MAKING NICE even more fun than eavesdropping in a confession booth.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review
Read PW’s profile of Matt Sumell

POETRY

THE LAST TWO SECONDS: Poems by Mary Jo Bang
On Sale: March 3
“The impressive and challenging Bang, winner of the 2007 NBCC Award for ELEGY, has never been accused of optimism, but this powerful, caustic set of lyrical and antilyrical works might be her harshest collection yet.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

COMICS

DRAWN & QUARTERLY: Twenty-five Years of Contemporary Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels, edited by Tom Devlin
On Sale: May 12

LITERARY ESSAYS/CRITICISM/BIOGRAPHIES

YOUNG ELIOT: A Biography by Robert Crawford
On Sale: March 31
“Crawford’s masterly biography, with its great depth, attention to detail, and close reading of the youthful Eliot’s writings, is likely to become the definitive account of the great poet’s early years.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

HISTORY

ONE OF US: Anders Breivik and the Massacres in Norway by Åsne Seierstad
On Sale: April 21

POLITICS

FRANK: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage by Barney Frank
On Sale: March 17
“This detailed and accessible memoir certainly lives up to its title, as former Massachusetts Congressman Frank offers a warts-and-all portrait of his life in public service.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music by Andrew Grant Jackson
Available Now

SCIENCE:

BIRTH OF A THEOREM: A Mathematical Adventure by Cédric Villani
On Sale: April 14

See the full list of Spring 2015 books here.

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