Nonfiction Round-Up (3/25/20)

The intertwined lives and roles of the key people who sparked the American Revolution + how to boost energy and use body fat for fuel = this nonfiction round-up. AMERICAN REBELS: How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution by Nina Sankovitch “Sankovitch (THE LOWELLS OF MASSACHUSETTS) follows the lives of […]

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Author Spotlight: Rick Atkinson

Author Spotlight: Rick Atkinson

Rick Atkinson is the bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Liberation Trilogy, and now he turns his intellectual eye to a new era: the American Revolution. THE BRITISH ARE COMING: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy, Volume 1) recounts the first twenty-one months of America’s violent war for independence, from […]

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LJ Mystery Spotlight Cover Girl: Zoje Stage

LJ Mystery Spotlight Cover Girl: Zoje Stage

We’re thrilled to see Zoje Stage gracing the cover of the April 15, 2018 issue of Library Journal! The BABY TEETH author did an extensive Q&A with LJ (shout-out to Talia “the terror” Sherer‘s PLA book buzz to a crowd of 1,000 librarians, which made BABY TEETH the most requested giveaway ARC in our booth!), […]

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Booklist’s Top Arts Books of 2016

Booklist’s Top Arts Books of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top Arts Books of 2016*, including these Macmillan titles, and Bill Ott gave a preview of IDENTITY UNKNOWN by Booklist‘s own Donna Seaman! Top 10 Arts Books: 2016 (full list) THE LONELY CITY: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing Laing imaginatively entwines memoir with profiles and astute […]

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Nonfiction Stars

Nonfiction Stars

The stars are aligning for these forthcoming nonfiction titles: OF ARMS AND ARTISTS: The American Revolution Through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti — THREE STARS! “This is an impressive, ambitious undertaking, to tell the stories of five painters—Charles Willson Peale, John Singleton Copley, John Trumbull, Benjamin West, and Gilbert Stuart—while simultaneously showing how they were […]

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Military History Roundup

Military History Roundup

History comes to life through fact and fiction in these books about World War II, the American Revolution, and our founding documents: KILLING THE RISING SUN: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard The latest book in O’Reilly & Dugard’s multimillion-selling Killing series takes readers to the bloody tropical-island […]

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Starred Nonfiction Roundup

Starred Nonfiction Roundup

We’re seeing stars for these books about travel, history, art, poetry, and music! THE GLAMOUR OF STRANGENESS: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic by Jamie James A PW Best Summer Books of 2016 pick with THREE starred reviews! “In this exciting book, novelist and critic James examines six artists (and many interesting secondary […]

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