PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018

Publishers Weekly‘s “Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018” include these 8 Macmillan titles: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror THE MERRY SPINSTER by Mallory Ortberg Ortberg’s twisted variations on popular fairy tales and children’s books are daring and skillful, and this outstanding collection of them brims with satirical horror. WITCHMARK by C.L. Polk This stellar debut, set in an […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2017 Nonfiction lists which include 13 Macmillan titles: Best Nonfiction (full list) INCENDIARY: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling by Michael Cannell FALLEN GLORY: The Lives and Deaths of History’s Greatest Buildings by James Crawford FREUD: The Making of an Illusion by Frederick Crews […]

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Friday Reads: Biographies

Friday Reads: Biographies

Our #FridayReads are a couple of fascinating biographies: JACK AND NORMAN: A State-Raised Convict and the Legacy of Norman Mailer’s “The Executioner’s Song” by Jerome Loving The tragic behind-the-scenes story of Norman Mailer’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, THE EXECUTIONER’S SONG, one of the most sensational literary events of the 20th century. “Loving’s gripping book offers a […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

These ten Macmillan titles are some of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017: Fiction BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer In a future strewn with the cast-off experiments of an industrial laboratory known only as the Company, a scavenger named Rachel survives alongside her lover, Wick, a dealer of memory-altering beetles with whom she takes […]

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PW Spring 2017 Announcements

PW Spring 2017 Announcements

Publishers Weekly looked into their crystal ball and predicted that these 98(!) Macmillan adult books will stand out in the first half of 2017: Art, Architecture & Photography (full list) THE SAGRADA FAMILIA: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece by Gijs van Hensbergen Out: July 25 This book chronicles the story of architect Antoni […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016

Drawn from the 14,000+ titles in Publishers Weekly‘s Fall Announcements issue (available in full here), these Macmillan titles are PW‘s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016: Fiction HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, D.C., Foer’s first novel in 11 years is the story of a fracturing family […]

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Booklist’s Top Biographies of 2016

Booklist’s Top Biographies of 2016

Booklist‘s favorite Biographies in 2016* include these Macmillan titles: Top 10 Biographies: 2016 AMERICAN RHAPSODY: Writers, Musicians, Movie Stars, and One Great Building by Claudia Roth Pierpont Pierpont offers a scintillating portrait gallery of creative, embattled, yet profoundly influential modern Americans, including James Baldwin, Dashiell Hammett, Katharine Hepburn, and Bert Williams, along with the incandescent Chrysler Building. THE […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2015

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2015

Our heads are at the beach, but we’re dreaming of Pumpkin Spice everything as we look forward to Fall! Here are the Fall 2015 books from Macmillan that Publishers Weekly is looking forward to: Fiction PURITY by Jonathan Franzen In Franzen’s first novel since FREEDOM, a young woman follows a German peace activist to South […]

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Starred Biographies

Starred Biographies

Happy Monday! Here are three fabulous biographies from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, all with MULTIPLE starred reviews: MR. & MRS. DISRAELI: A Strange Romance by Daisy Hay An unusual story of Victorian romance and politics, MR. & MRS. DISRAELI moves beyond the anecdotes to reveal the interior life of one of Britain’s most influential couples: Mary […]

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