Nonfiction Round-Up (6/16/21)

This nonfiction round-up takes us through the college admissions process with the tools to make the best decision possible and a groundbreaking exploration of why we want what we want. GAME ON: Why College Admission Is Rigged and How to Beat the System by Susan F. Paterno “This meticulously researched work is highly recommended for […]

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Success and Leadership in Nonfiction (2/8/21)

Today we take a dive into success and leadership with an insider’s look into Amazon’s culture and history + stories and advice for work and life from a former Commander of a Navy SEAL team. WORKING BACKWARDS: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon by Colin Bryar and Bill Carr “Bryar and Carr, both former […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/29/20)

A history of Jews vs Palestinians, a graphic memoir, conflict in the Middle East, behind-the-scenes of brand start-ups, and arguing against the Second Amendment–all in today’s nonfiction round-up! THE HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR ON PALESTINE: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017 by Rashid Khalidi “Highly recommended as a valuable and accurate presentation of a […]

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Women 2020 (1/13/20)

Today’s spotlight kicks off the week with some fierce women who took the business world by storm. UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener From stuck, broke, and looking for meaning, to working at a big-data startup in Silicon Valley, Anna Wiener now tells her story as a woman in Silicon Valley’s startup culture. “Equal […]

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#PubDay (7/23/19)

#PubDay (7/23/19)

Your favorite economic behaviorist and the funniest (and funnest!) class mom are featured in today’s #pubday celebration! YOU’VE BEEN VOLUNTEERED: A Class Mom Novel by Laurie Gelman “Her antics are laugh-out-loud funny, and she shows no signs of slowing down. The tone and pacing are excellent, and new characters, who come with their own issues […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (4/10/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (4/10/19)

Today’s nonfiction round-up uncovers the fast-paced world of high-end catering and argues for big business! HOTBOX: Inside Catering, the Food World’s Riskiest Business by Matt and Ted Lee Check out the New York Times profile on brothers + authors Matt and Ted. “Veteran cookbook authors Matt and Lee take a behind-the-scenes look at the stressful […]

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Library Journal’s Best Books of 2018

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2018

The year-end best-of lists are still rolling in, and now we’re proud to announce that Library Journal‘s Best Books of 2018 includes 21 Macmillan titles: Crime Fiction A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE by Mariah Fredericks Graphic Novels WOMAN WORLD by Aminder Dhaliwal SABRINA by Nick Drnaso BERLIN by Jason Lutes Horror THE MERRY SPINSTER: Tales […]

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Friday Reads: Business

Friday Reads: Business

We’re getting down to business (books) with our #FridayReads! DEAR FOUNDER: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business by Maynard Webb & Carlye Adler, with contributions by Howard Schultz Also available in audio A collection of more than eighty thoughtful, wise, and wide-ranging letters from Webb to entrepreneurs […]

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Mike Pence Biography & Other Big Drop-In Titles

Mike Pence Biography & Other Big Drop-In Titles

These big books were just announced! Here’s the scoop: THE SHADOW PRESIDENT: The Truth About Mike Pence by Michael D’Antonio & Peter Eisner Available August 28, 2018 In this landmark biography of our current Vice President, Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael D’Antonio and Emmy-nominated journalist Peter Eisner reveal that Mike Pence is the most important and powerful […]

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New Nonfiction – May 2017

New Nonfiction – May 2017

Essays, books about books, and a librarian’s memoir are just some of the new nonfiction books available this week: THE END OF EDDY by Édouard Louis Two starred reviews! The most talked-about European novel since MY STRUGGLE—a sexually frank, brutally honest coming-of-age story that captures the violence and desperation of life in a French factory […]

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