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PW Spring 2019 Announcements

Publishers Weekly has chosen the stand-out books from the coming months for their 2019 Spring Announcements, and there are 81 Macmillan titles you’ll need to save room for on your shelves!

Business & Economics

THE BILLIONAIRE BOONDOGGLE: How Our Politicians Let Corporations and Bigwigs Steal Our Money and Jobs by Pat Garofalo (a Top 10 pick)
INVEST FOR GOOD: Increasing Your Personal Well-Being While Changing the World by Mark Mobius, Carlos Von Hardenberg, and Greg Konieczny (a Top 10 pick)
BIG BUSINESS: A Love Letter to an American Anti-Hero by Tyler Cowen
HOW TO WIN IN A WINNER-TAKE-ALL WORLD: Career Management in the Twenty-First Century by Neil Irwin
WIN OR DIE: Leadership Secrets from ‘Game of Thrones’ by Bruce Craven

Comics & Graphic Novels

HOT COMB by Ebony Flowers (a Top 10 pick)
OFF SEASON by James Sturm (a Top 10 pick)
WHY DON’T YOU WRITE MY EULOGY NOW SO I CAN CORRECT IT?: A Mother’s Suggestions by Patricia Marx and Roz Chast
GRASS by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, trans. by Janet Hong
CHRONIN VOLUME 1: The Knife at Your Back by Alison Wilgus

Cooking & Food

THE PRAIRIE HOMESTEAD COOKBOOK: Simple Recipes for Heritage Cooking in Any Kitchen by Jill Winger
HUSBANDS THAT COOK: More Than 120 Irresistible Vegetarian Recipes and Tales from Our Tiny Kitchen by Ryan Alvarez and Adam Merrin
BUTTERMILK & BOURBON: New Orleans Recipes with a Modern Flair by Jason Santos

Essays & Literary Criticism

MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: The Tarnished Wisdom of Filth Elder John Waters by John Waters (a Top 10 pick)
HARD TO LOVE: Essays and Confessions by Briallen Hopper
A DESERT HARVEST: New and Selected Essays by Bruce Berger
MR. STRAIGHT ARROW: The Career of John Hersey, Author of Hiroshima by Jeremy Treglown
NOBODY’S LOOKING AT YOU: Essays by Janet Malcolm

Literary Fiction

TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi (a Top 10 pick)
WOMEN TALKING by Miriam Toews (a Top 10 pick)
IN WEST MILLS by De’shawn Charles Winslow
THE UNPASSING by Chia-Chia Lin
THE ELECTRIC HOTEL by Dominic Smith
LANNY by Max Porter
AUG 9–FOG by Kathryn Scanlan
THE GIRLS AT 17 SWANN STREET by Yara Zgheib
UNDER CURRENTS by Nora Roberts

History

HOW TO HIDE AN EMPIRE: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr (a Top 10 pick)
WILD BILL: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter by Tom Clavin (a Top 10 pick)
AMÉRICA: The Epic Story of Spanish North America, 1493-1898 by Robert Goodwin
THE BRITISH ARE COMING: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775–1777 by Rick Atkinson
THE END OF THE MYTH: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America by Greg Grandin
THE LEAGUE OF WIVES: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home by Heath Hardage Lee

Lifestyle

FLASH COUNT DIARY: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life by Darcey Steinke (a Top 10 pick)
THE PATH MADE CLEAR: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose by Oprah Winfrey (a Top 10 pick)
GIVING UP WITHOUT GIVING UP: Meditation and Depressions by Jim Green
THE NOCTURNAL BRAIN: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep by Guy Leschziner

Memoirs & Biographies

THE MOMENT OF LIFT: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates (a Top 10 pick)
LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS: A Memoir by T Kira Madden
THE LIGHT YEARS: A Memoir by Chris Rush
THE WEIL CONJECTURES by Karen Olsson
MOTHER IS A VERB: An Unconventional History by Sarah Knott
HOTBOX: Inside Catering, the Food World’s Riskiest Business by Matt Lee and Ted Lee
VIBRATE HIGHER: A Rap Story by Talib Kweli
THE KENNEDY HEIRS: John, Caroline, and the New Generation—A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy by J. Randy Taraborrelli

Mysteries & Thrillers

THE RECKONING by Yrsa Sigurdardottir (a Top 10 pick)
THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides (a Top 10 pick)
WHAT WE DID by Christobel Kent
I KNOW WHO YOU ARE by Alice Feeney
THEY ALL FALL DOWN by Rachel Howzell Hall
CONNECTIONS IN DEATH: An Eve Dallas Novel by J.D. Robb

Poetry

OBLIVION BANJO: The Poetry of Charles Wright by Charles Wright
IS, IS NOT by Tess Gallagher
LITTLE GLASS PLANET by Dobby Gibson

Politics & Current Events

THIS LAND IS OUR LAND: An Immigrant’s Manifesto by Suketu Mehta (a Top 10 pick)
THE METHOD TO THE MADNESS: Donald Trump’s Ascent as Told by Those Who Were Hired, Fired, Inspired—and Inaugurated by Allen Salkin and Aaron Short
CITY OF OMENS: A Search for the Missing Women of the Borderlands by Dan Werb
SHADOWLANDS: American Reckonings at the Oregon Standoff by Anthony McCann
DEGRADE AND DESTROY: The Inside Story of the War Against the Islamic State by Michael R. Gordon
OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Reimagining Gay Men’s Lives by Walt Odets
REPUBLIC OF LIES: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power by Anna Merlan
GOOD KIDS, BAD CITY: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America by Kyle Swenson
DON’T LABEL ME: An Unusual Conversation for Divided Times by Irshad Manji
KUSHNER, INC.: Greed. Ambition. Corruption. The Extraordinary Story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump by Vicky Ward

Romance & Erotica

RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston (a Top 10 pick)
ONCE UPON A BAD BOY by Melonie Johnson (formerly DARED BY THE BAD BOY)
THE EARL NEXT DOOR by Amelia Grey
GETTING HOT WITH THE SCOT by Melonie Johnson
IT’S GETTING SCOT IN HERE by Suzanne Enoch

Science

CLEARING THE AIR: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution by Tim Smedley
THE VINYL FRONTIER: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record by Jonathan Scott
FALTER: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben

SF, Fantasy & Horror

A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE by Arkady Martine (a Top 10 pick)
THE RUIN OF KINGS by Jenn Lyons (a Top 10 pick)
THE PRIORY OF THE ORANGE TREE by Samantha Shannon
THE HIVE by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston
THE IRON DRAGON’S MOTHER by Michael Swanwick
MAGIC FOR LIARS by Sarah Gailey
RADICALIZED by Cory Doctorow
WASTE TIDE by Chen Qiufan, trans. by Ken Liu
MIDDLEGAME by Seanan McGuire

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