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NBCC 2019 Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle has released their finalists for the outstanding books of 2019, and Macmillan has five titles on the list!

Criticism

ESSAYS ONE by Lydia Davis

Fiction

THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner

Nonfiction

OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Reimagining Gay Men’s Lives by Walt Odets
NO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder

Poetry

DEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky

Winners will be announced March 12, 2020.

2020 PEN America Literary Award Longlist

Congrats to Macmillan’s PEN America Literary Award longlisters!

PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel

STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitch

PEN Open Book Award

MY TIME AMONG THE WHITES: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet
BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith

PEN/Diamondstein-Spielvodel Award for the Art of the Essay

ESSAYS ONE by Lydia Davis
THE COLLECTED SCHIZOPHRENIAS: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang

PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

LOSING EARTH: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich

FSG Author Peter Handke Wins the 2019 Nobel Prize

A hearty congratulations goes out to 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Peter Handke, praised for “an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.” (Nobel Prize Press Release)

FSG’s president Jonathan Galassi says, “Handke is one of the great German prose stylists, who has spent his career exploring both the natural world and the world of human consciousness with exquisite precision, humor, and courage.”

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Congrats to Our 2020 Carnegie Award Longlist Titles

The longlist for the ninth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has just been announced, and Macmillan has seven titles in the running!

Nonfiction

LOSING EARTH: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich
ELDERHOOD: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson
IN THE DREAM HOUSE: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado

Fiction

DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz
THE GRAMMARIANS by Cathleen Schine
THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake
LANNY by Max Porter

The six-title shortist will be announced on November 4, and winners revealed during the ALA Midwinter conference on January 26.

2019 National Book Award Longlist

The 2019 National Book Award longlist has been announced, and Macmillan has seven books in the running!

Translated Literature

THE COLLECTOR OF LEFTOVER SOULS: Field Notes on Brazil’s Everyday Insurrections by Eliane Brum, translated from the Portuguese by Diane Grosklaus Whitty
SPACE INVADERS by Nona Fernández, translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer
DEATH IS HARD WORK by Khaled Khalifa, translated from the Arabic by Leri Price

Poetry

DEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky
BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith

Nonfiction

THE END OF THE MYTH: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America by Greg Grandin

Fiction

TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi

Finalists will be announced on 10/8/19 and the winners on 11/20/19!

2019 Kirkus Prize Finalists

The 2019 Kirkus Prize finalists have been announced, and Macmillan has two titles in the running!

TERRITORY OF LIGHT by Yuko Tsushima

2 starred reviews! A haunting, dazzling novel of loss and rebirth from one of the most significant contemporary Japanese writers.

NO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder

2 starred reviews! An award-winning journalist’s intimate investigation of the true scope of domestic violence, revealing how the roots of America’s most pressing social crises are buried in abuse that happens behind closed doors.

Winners will be announced on October 24, 2020.

Elif Shafak Makes the 2019 Man Booker Shortlist!

The 2019 Man Booker Prize shortlist has been announced, and Elif Shafak’s 10 MINUTES 38 SECONDS IN THIS STRANGE WORLD made the cut!

The winner will be announced on October 14, and while we wait, you can download an e-galley now!

2019 CWA Dagger Awards

The nominees for the 2019 CWA Dagger Awards have been announced, and Macmillan has 3 titles in the running!

WHAT WE DID by Christobel Kent (CWA Gold Dagger)

AN UNEXPLAINED DEATH: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere by Mikita Brottman (CWA ALCS Gold Dagger for Nonfiction)

NEWCOMER by Keigo Higashino (CWA International Dagger)

Also nominated for the Dagger in the Library award:
M.C. Beaton
Cath Staincliffe

Stay tuned! Winners will be announced on October 24, 2019.

2019 Macavity Award Nominees

Macmillan knows mysteries! Congratulations to the nominees for the 2019 Macavity Award!

THE LOST MAN by Jane Harper (Best Novel)
JAR OF HEARTS by Jennifer Hillier (Best Novel)
CITY OF INK by Elsa Hart (Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery)

You can find the full list of nominees here, and winners will be announced on October 31.

2019 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2019 Man Booker Prize Longlist!

THE MAN WHO SAW EVERYTHING by Deborah Levy

10 MINUTES 38 SECONDS IN THIS STRANGE WORLD by Elif Shafak

LANNY by Max Porter (3 starred reviews + an Indie Next Pick!)

The shortlist will be announced on September 3, and the winner will be announced at a ceremony in London on October 14.

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