Articles tagged "autobiography"
The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for their best books of 2016, including these nine Macmillan titles:
WHITE RAGE: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
THE LONELY CITY: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing
The full list of nominees can be seen here. The winners will be named March 16.
Goodreads launched their annual Choice Awards last week and Macmillan has a whopping 42 nominees in the running! Click here to vote for your favorites and we’ll keep you updated as the tournament progresses.
Congrats to our 2016 Winners: TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty (Best Fiction) and LEONARD by William Shatner (Best History & Biography)!
Update 11/15: We have 23 finalists in the Final Round! Vote now through Sunday, 11/27 for your favorites!
Opening Round: Nov. 1 – 6
Semifinal Round: Nov. 8 – 13
Final Round: Nov. 15 – 27
Final Round Nominees
ONE WITH YOU by Sylvia Day
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY by Dan Wells
I’M JUDGING YOU by Luvvie Ajayi
Memoir & Autobiography
LOVE WARRIOR by Glennon Doyle Melton
Food & Cookbooks
RAW. VEGAN. NOT GROSS. by Laura Miller
Graphic Novels & Comics
ORANGE (THE COMPLETE COLLECTION): 1 by Ichigo Takano
Semifinal Round Nominees
Mystery & Thriller
REDEMPTION ROAD by John Hart
EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire
BORN OF LEGEND by Sherrilyn Kenyon
DEATH’S END by Cixin Liu
IF AT BIRTH YOU DON’T SUCCEED by Zach Anner
THE ONLY RULE IS IT HAS TO WORK by Ben Lindbergh & Sam Miller
Science & Technology
ALGORITHMS TO LIVE BY by Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths
Food & Cookbooks
RUN FAST. EAT SLOW. by Shalane Flanagan & Elyse Kopecky
Graphic Novels & Comics
ROSALIE LIGHTNING by Tom Hart
Happy Earth Day! Looking for environmentally friendly titles to feature in your library? Then check out our Earth Day Edelweiss collection, including these new books:
GREENPEACE CAPTAIN: My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet by Peter Willcox & Ronald Weiss
This stunning autobiography tells the thrilling story of a very brave adventurer as he goes from a being a young man sailing with Pete Seeger to becoming the heroic environmentalist he is today. “Willcox is a man of action, and his courage is clear, especially when fighting for such a voluntary cause.” — Kirkus Reviews
TIPPING POINT FOR PLANET EARTH: How Close Are We to the Edge? by Anthony D. Barnosky & Elizabeth A. Hadly
“Paleoecologists who have immersed themselves in both primitive cultures and modern societies, this husband-and-wife team traveled the globe to observe the trajectory of current behavior and project the possibilities of how trends can be altered. Frequently unsettling, often surprising, yet not without a modicum of hope, the authors’ cogent and articulate analysis of our past and present presents an urgent view of the steps required to ensure a livable future.” — Booklist
In addition to their Best Fiction list, Kirkus Reviews unveiled their Best of 2015 Nonfiction lists which include 20 Macmillan titles:
GIVE US THE BALLOT: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman
THE CRIME AND THE SILENCE: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne by Anna Bikont
IRREPRESSIBLE: The Jazz Age and Life of Henrietta Bingham by Emily Bingham
THE LAST LOVE SONG: A Biography of Joan Didion by Tracy Daugherty
THE WHITE ROAD: Journey Into an Obsession by Edmund de Waal
LEAVING ORBIT: Notes From the Last Days of American Spaceflight by Margaret Lazarus Dean
THE DEATH OF CANCER: After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, a Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable—and How We Can Get There by Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., M.D., Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn
THE INTIMATE BOND: How Animals Shaped Human History by Brian Fagan
WHIRLWIND: The American Revolution and the War that Won It by John Ferling
A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator’s Rise to Power by Paul Fischer
A GUEST AT THE SHOOTERS’ BANQUET: My Grandfather’s SS Past, My Jewish Family, a Search for the Truth by Rita Gabis
SPAIN: The Center of the World, 1519-1682, by Robert Goodwin
ELEANOR MARX: A Life by Rachel Holmes
THIS IS ALL A DREAM WE DREAMED: An Oral History of the Grateful Dead by Blair Jackson & David Gans
DO NO HARM: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh
THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson
WORLDS APART: A Memoir by David Plante
BEYOND WORDS: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina
A HOUSE IN ST JOHN’S WOOD: In Search of My Parents by Matthew Spender
KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps by Nikolaus Wachsmann readmoreremove
Last night Macmillan rocked the 2014 National Book Critics Circle awards and won in three categories!
CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT by Roz Chast
LILA by Marilynne Robinson
CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Congratulations to the winners! Click here to view the full list of awards.
The December Indie Next list was recently announced and we're thrilled that it includes so many wonderful Macmillan titles!
THROUGH THE EVIL DAYS by Julia Spencer-Fleming
The eighth book in the Clare Fergusson and Russ van Alstyne series is also #2 on the November LibraryReads list and is celebrating a very special #BookBday today!
JEEVES AND THE WEDDING BELLS by Sebastian Faulks
Bertie and Jeeves are back and in fine fettle, courtesy of Sebastian Faulks's homage to P.G. Wodehouse. Faulksie's done him proud: four outstanding starred pre-pub reviews. Well done, old chap!
THE HOUSEMAID'S DAUGHTER by Barbara Mutch
The great praise keeps coming in for this debut novel: "Rich in detail and subtle in its politics, this affecting novel tells a poignant, inspiring story." –Booklist, starred review
REPORT FROM THE INTERIOR by Paul Auster
In the bestselling author's most intimate autobiographical work to date, Auster describes his journey into adulthood through the postwar 1950s into the turbulent 1960s.