Nonfiction Round-Up: Leadership and Success (5/13/20)

A legendary and beloved baseball player shares his inspirations and influences in his successful career + the best tactics in negotiating from a master negotiator and business school professor in this leadership and success nonfiction spotlight. 24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid by Willie Mays and John Shea “The iconic uniform […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/4/20)

Happy #pubday to the highly anticipated, baseball-loving debut, THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens. A home run of a debut that hits all of the bases, capturing life and the games played on and off the field. 2 starred reviews! “A triumphant debut; enthusiastically recommended for fans of literary fiction and great sports writing.”–Library Journal, […]

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Kirkus Reviews 2020 Preview

Kirkus Reviews’ fiction editor picked her top TBR for 2020, including these Macmillan titles! THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel (her top pick!) With THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES. AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/26/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (6/26/19)

Eating & branding & dressing & fast fooding & playing baseball–what more do you need in a nonfiction round-up?! HANGRY: 5 Simple Steps to Balance Your Hormones and Restore Your Joy (Including a Customizable Paleo/Mediterranean Plan!) by Sarah Fragoso and Brooke Kalanick, ND, MS Go from feeling stressed out and frustrated––and really freaking tired!––to healthy, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (5/8/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (5/8/19)

This week’s Non-Fic picks cover our favorite topics: Baseball! Our complicated emotions! DOGS! Surviving college! TEN INNINGS AT WRIGLEY: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink by Kevin Cook Two starred reviews! “Every year there is a new crop of baseball books of varying quality, with one or two of them rising above […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/26/19)

Starred Review Round-Up (4/26/19)

Calling all collection development librarians! These books all received multiple starred reviews! THE RIGHT SORT OF MAN by Allison Montclair “The Right Sort Marriage Bureau’s debut is exactly the right sort to have readers hoping for a second date.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Both leads are complex, well-developed characters, whose penchant for humorous byplay never comes […]

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Nonfiction Spotlight (08/16/17)

Nonfiction Spotlight (08/16/17)

Baseball, psychoanalysis, and literary luminaries are the stars of today’s Nonfiction spotlight: Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever by Kevin Cook “Entertaining, well-researched history…”–Publishers Weekly, starred review Freud: The Making of an Illusion by Frederick Crews “This thorough dismantling of one of modernity’s founding figures is […]

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Booklist’s Best Sports Books of 2016

Booklist’s Best Sports Books of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top 10 Sports reading lists of 2016*, including these six Macmillan titles: Top 10 Sports Nonfiction (full list) HOPE: A School, a Team, a Dream by Bill Reynolds In spending a season following the Hope High School basketball team in Providence, Rhode Island, Reynolds not only digs deeply into the lives […]

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Books for Dads & Dudes

Books for Dads & Dudes

Father’s Day is coming up this weekend! Here are some books for the dads (and dudes) in your life: RAISING MEN: Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons by Eric Davis Using a unique blend of discipline, leadership, adventure, and grace, Eric and his SEAL brothers share lessons about how […]

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Nonfiction Naked with guest Rob Kirkpatrick.

Nonfiction Naked with guest Rob Kirkpatrick.

Hi there.  I’m Rob Kirkpatrick, Senior Editor with the Thomas Dunne Books imprint at St. Martin’s Press.  I came to the Macmillan family with a wide variety of publishing experience, including four years at Greenwood Publishing, when I had the chance to meet a number of public and academic librarians and talk with them about the needs and interests of their patrons. 
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