Articles tagged "Paul Beatty"
Amazing news: Man Booker Prize winner THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty is a finalist for the inaugural “One Book, One New York” program, a city-wide initiative that will bring book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same time!
Watch actor Giancarlo Esposito tell you why you should vote for THE SELLOUT:
Vote for THE SELLOUT online here or at interactive digital kiosks on NYC subway platforms now through February 28!
Black History Month is almost here! To celebrate, we’re offering a collection of fiction and nonfiction titles in our Black History Month e-Book sale for libraries!
Running from January 30 through March 3, more than 30 adult, YA, and children’s e-Books will be discounted 30% off (with our regular lending terms), including these titles:
Click here to download the spreadsheet of all available titles with exact price changes.
Congratulations to all of the fantastic books on the 2016 Man Booker Prize longlist, especially these four Macmillan titles:
THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty
HOT MILK by Deborah Levy
THE NORTH WATER by Ian McGuire
HYSTOPIA by David Means
ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay
The shortlist will be announced on September 13 and the winner will be revealed on October 25. Click here to see the full list of nominees.
It’s a leap year, so we’ve got an extra day to celebrate Black History Month!
We’ve put together an Edelweiss collection of 150+ titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture!) to help you with collection development. Here are some highlights:
BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT by Damon Tweedy
PRINCE OF DARKNESS: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire by Shane White
ALEX HALEY: And the Books That Changed a Nation by Robert J. Norrell
WHO WE BE: A Cultural History of Race in Post–Civil Rights America by Jeff Chang
Click here to view the Black History Month Edelweiss collection.
The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for their best books of 2015, including these seven Macmillan titles:
THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty
THE ODD WOMAN AND THE CITY by Vivian Gornick
THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson
PARALLAX: and Selected Poems, by Sinéad Morrissey
The full list of nominees can be seen here. The winners will be named March 17.
Congrats to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year!
2016 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences):
BONES & ALL by Camille De Angelis
FUTURISTIC VIOLENCE AND FANCY SUITS by David Wong
HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES by Brandon Stanton
See the full Alex Award list here.
See the full BFYA list here.
2016 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers
DUPLICITY by N.K. Traver
See the full Quick Picks list here.
See the full PPYA list here.
See the full GGNT list here.
2016 YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell, read by Euan Morton (Macmillan Audio)
See the full Amazing Audiobooks list here.
See the full Amelia Bloomer list here.
2016 Rainbow Book List (Honors books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, and which are aimed at youth, birth through age 18.)
ABOUT A GIRL by Sarah McCarry
CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell
SUPERMUTANT MAGIC ACADEMY by Jillian Tamaki
We’ve got 14 books on Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best list! Selected by a team of CPL librarians, the list represents the year’s most outstanding titles, books of exceptional quality for a diverse, city-wide readership.
A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab
JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN by Elsa Hart
A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin
THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah (a top 10 fiction pick)
PURITY by Jonathan Franzen
THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty
DO NO HARM: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh
DREAMLAND: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones
FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson
ONE OF US: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway by Asne Seierstad
THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE by James Rebanks readmoreremove
Earlier this week we told you about the New York Times Notable Books of 2015, but today the New York Times Book Review unveiled their 10 Best Books of 2015 and 4 of them are published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux!
A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin
Berlin, who died in 2004, left behind a substantial but little-known trove of stories that in her lifetime appeared mostly in literary journals and small-press books. This revelatory collection gathers 43 of them, introducing her to a wider audience as an uncompromising and largehearted observer of life whose sympathies favor smart, mouthy women struggling to get by much as Berlin herself — an alcoholic who raised four sons on her own — frequently did. With their maximalist emotions and sparse, unadorned language, Berlin’s stories are the kind a woman in a Tom Waits song might tell a man she’s just met during a long humid night spent drinking in a parking lot.
OUTLINE by Rachel Cusk
Cusk’s subtle, unconventional and lethally intelligent novel, OUTLINE, her eighth, is a string of one-sided conversations. A divorced woman traveling in Greece, our narrator, talks — or rather listens — to the people she meets, absorbing their stories of love and loss, deception, pride and folly. Well-worn subjects — adultery, divorce, ennui — become freshly menacing under Cusk’s gaze, and her mental clarity can seem so penetrating, a reader might fear the same risk of invasion and exposure. readmoreremove