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2016 PEN Literary Awards Shortlist

The PEN American Center revealed the shortlists for their 2016 PEN Literary Awards and half of the longlisted Macmillan titles made the cut!

PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS by Marilynne Robinson

PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing
THE DOMINO DIARIES by Brin-Jonathan Butler

PEN Translation Prize
THE BLIZZARD by Vladimir Sorokin

To see all the shortlists, click here. The winners will be announced on March 1 and April 11. Congrats to the nominees!

2016 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

This week the PEN American Center announced the longlists for the 2016 PEN Literary Awards and they include 6 Macmillan titles:

PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS by Marilynne Robinson

PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
SPOOKY ACTION AT A DISTANCE by George Musser

PEN Open Book Award (For an exceptional book-length work of literature by an author of color published in 2015)
HEAVEN by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing
THE DOMINO DIARIES by Brin-Jonathan Butler

PEN Translation Prize
THE SOUND OF OUR STEPS by Ronit Matalon
THE BLIZZARD by Vladimir Sorokin

To see all the longlists, click here. Congrats to the nominees!

Happy #BookBday (6/9/15 Edition)

We’re seeing stars for our #BookBday new releases!

VALLEY FEVER by Katherine Taylor
A Kirkus Reviews Summer Must-Read Novels pick, Taylor evokes the rich textures and rhythms of California’s Central Valley in this lush novel of inheritance, family, and betrayal. “This story is rich with sensory details. Readers can feel the heat and humidity of the California summer. Taylor brings the scent of the harvest to the table with wonderful descriptions of meals that include grapes, figs, pistachios, almonds, and wine. This is a novel to lose yourself in.” — Library Journal

LOUISA MEETS BEAR by Lisa Gornick
A multi-starred and gripping collection of linked stories about a couple whose passionate but explosive affair alters the course of their lives, changing how they define themselves in the years and relationships that follow. “Brilliantly constructed… Gornick captures all the heartbreak and joy of what it is to be human.” — Publishers Weekly, starred & boxed review

THE DOMINO DIARIES: My Decade Boxing with Olympic Champions and Chasing Hemingway’s Ghost in the Last Days of Castro’s Cuba by Brin-Jonathan Butler
A powerful and lively work of immersive journalism, THE DOMINO DIARIES is Brin-Jonathan Butler’s story of his time chasing the American dream through Cuba. “Focusing on Dickensian characters as well as boxing, Butler’s gonzo journalism should have broad appeal.” — Library Journal, starred review readmoreremove

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