Articles tagged "food"
NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists:
THE ARAB OF THE FUTURE 2: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1984-1985: A Graphic Memoir by Riad Sattouf (Staff Picks, Biography & Memoir, Comics & Graphic Novels, Family Matters, Identity & Culture, Nonfiction, Tales From Around the World)
THE MAYOR OF MOGADISHU: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the Ruins of Somalia by Andrew Harding (Staff Picks, Book Club Ideas, Eye-Opening Reads, For History Lovers, Identity & Culture, Nonfiction, Tales From Around the World)
THE ONLY RULE IS IT HAS TO WORK: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller (Staff Picks, It’s All Geek to Me, Nonfiction)
THE SELFISHNESS OF OTHERS: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism by Kristin Dombek (Staff Picks, Nonfiction, Rather Short)
Plus, more major media are weighing in with their “Best of 2016” picks:
Over at Slate, Laura Miller’s “10 Favorite Books of 2016” include Susan Faludi’s IN THE DARKROOM while Mark O’Connell’s include FUTURE SEX by Emily Witt, GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Max Porter, THE LONELY CITY by Olivia Laing, and LOOK by Solmaz Sharif; meanwhile, ROLLING BLACKOUTS by Sarah Glidden and ROSALIE LIGHTNING by Tom Hart are some of Slate‘s “10 Favorite Comics of 2016.”
The Boston Globe‘s “Best Books of 2016” list includes 14 Macmillan titles:
THE FOX WAS EVER THE HUNTER by Herta Müller
THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell
OUR YOUNG MAN by Edmund White
THE STORY OF A BRIEF MARRIAGE by Anuk Arudpragasam
BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson
MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King
THE SONG POET: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang
WHITE RAGE: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
SILENCE OF THE SEA by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir
LET THE DEVIL OUT by Bill Loehfelm
I’M FASCINATED BY SACRIFICE FLIES: Inside the Game We All Love by Tim Kurkjian
THE ONLY RULE IS IT HAS TO WORK: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
HOUSE OF LORDS AND COMMONS by Ishion Hutchinson
LOOK by Solmaz Sharif
See these and many more titles in Macmillan’s Best Books of 2016 Edelweiss collection. We’ll update it as more “Best of 2016” lists come in. #CollectionDevelopmentMadeEasy
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
TGIF, friends! Our #FridayReads picks are two unique explorations of food and culture:
SUPER SUSHI RAMEN EXPRESS: One Family’s Journey Through the Belly of Japan by Michael Booth
From the author of THE ALMOST NEARLY PERFECT PEOPLE comes a fascinating and funny culinary journey through Japan. “There’s some of both Bill Bryson and Anthony Bourdain in Booth’s cheerful, game, often irreverent, and, perhaps most importantly, hungry approach to discovering a new place. … food is really only the foreground—albeit a wildly eye-catching, engaging one—of Booth’s portrait of a place he so clearly finds splendid.” — Booklist
KNIVES & INK: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) by Isaac Fitzgerald & Wendy MacNaughton
From the authors of PEN & INK—bestselling illustrator Wendy MacNaughton and BuzzFeed books editor Isaac Fitzgerald—the stories behind the tattoos chefs proudly wear, with signature recipes. “The best entries in this collection are about tattoos that show the passion and dedication each person brings to their craft in the kitchen. Readers are sure to devour this in a single sitting.” — Publishers Weekly
Share your #FridayReads with us @MacmillanLib. Happy weekend!
Need a cookbook that’s as sassy as your mouth? Then check out the #1 New York Times bestseller THUG KITCHEN: Eat Like You Give A F*ck (Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous, week of 10/26/14).
Beloved by Gwyneth Paltrow (“This might be my favorite thing ever”) and named Saveur’s Best New Food blog of 2013—with half a million Facebook fans and counting—Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular website to inspire people to take charge of their plates and cook up some real f*cking food.
Anne was up for the challenge and made THUG KITCHEN’s Cornmeal Waffles with Strawberry Syrup this weekend. Well, not exactly… She didn’t have strawberries for the syrup and she made pancakes instead of waffles because that’s some fancy sh*t (and she doesn’t own a waffle maker).
UPDATE 11/4: THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN CONTACTED. THANK YOU! Before we get to the recipe, we’re giving away three copies of this fun, foul-mouthed cookbook for your library (or personal kitchen)! To enter the giveaway, simply email Library@MacmillanUSA.com from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: Thug Kitchen) by Monday, Nov. 3.
Make sure to include your library’s mailing address to be placed in the random drawing. Check out the fine print* after the break. Now back to the recipe…
Still working out your schedule? Here's our galley giveaway guide and below is a list of the events that we highly recommend:
Monday, June 4th
The Annual BEA Adult Librarians Dinner
6:30pm, Yale Club (52 Vanderbilt Avenue), Grand Ballroom
This event is by invitation only.
The AAP (Association of American Publishers) and Library Journal bring you the 6th annual swanky dinner event for adult librarians complete with authors, galleys, and delicious food!
Mark Shriver, author of A GOOD MAN: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, will be speaking at the dinner. You can get a preview of his speaking voice by listening to him record the beginning of his audiobook here.
Tuesday, June 5th
AAP Annual Librarians Book Buzz (Part I)
2:15pm – 3:30pm, Javits Center, Room 1E16
This is part one of the two-part publishers forthcoming book buzz extravaganza. Publishers include: Consortium Book Group; Hachette Book Group; HarperCollins Publishers; Harlequin; Macmillan(!) and McGraw-Hill.
We also recommend you catch part two of the book buzzes on Wednesday at 2pm in room 1E11.
Wednesday, June 6th
4th Annual Librarian Shout 'n Share
3:30pm – 5:00pm, Javits Center, Room 1E11
The AAP and Library Journal present the best librarian galley finds from the show floor and beyond, with your charming panelists:
Wendy Bartlett, Cuyahoga County Public Library, OH
Katie Stover, Kansas City Public Library, MO
Douglas Lord, Library Journal‘s 'Books for Dudes' Columnist
Alene Moroni, King County Public Library, WA
Robin Beerbower, Salem Public Library, OR
Miriam Tuliao, New York Public Library
Host: Barbara A. Genco, Editor, Special Projects, Library Journal
Thursday, June 7th
Ali will be in the Macmillan booth... stop by!
11:00am – 1:00pm, Javits Center, Booth #3358
Talia and Ali will not be in the booth for most of the conference, but here's our handy schedule for when our fellow Macmillionaires will be giving away galleys.
For more information on these and other events from the AAP see the official BEA AAP event page.
Booklist brought us a list of the Top 10 Food Books, and here are the fantastic Macmillan family titles that made the cut. I'm dying to read Diet for a Hot Planet myself, as the impact of the industrial agriculture on the environment really has me worried.
American Terroir: Jacobsen investigates terroir, the belief that individual plots of land can produce significant difference in crops and the new obsession of gastronomes.
Animal Factory: Kirby's profiles of individuals confronting pollution provide the most relatable testimony yet to the hazards of industrial animal farming.
Diet for a Hot Planet: Continuing the work of her mother, Frances Moore Lappe, began in Diet for a Small Planet (1971), Anna Lappe gathers facts about the major role industrial agriculture plays in today's climate crises and advocates for organic farming.
The Town that Food Saved: Tiny Hardwick, VT, may be the epicenter of a new food movement, thanks to those Hewitt dubs "agripreneurs," a development that amuses, enthuses, and enrages the town's residents.