New Titles for the NEA Big Read Library

New Titles for the NEA Big Read Library

Each year the National Endowment for the Arts gathers new books to add to their NEA Big Read library, which is chock-full of titles sure to inspire fun opportunities and discussions for your community-wide reading programs. Today, the NEA Big Read committee announced six new books that will now be included, and we have three […]

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Booklist’s Rogue Book-Group Choices

Booklist’s Rogue Book-Group Choices

Booklist hosted a live event with librarian book-group experts to talk about what makes a good selection, how to pick something unexpected for your group without causing a mass exodus, and lots and lots of suggestions for when you want to take your book group rogue. Check out their Macmillan recommendations: BINTI by Nnedi Okorafor […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Happy Friday! New York Comic Con is this weekend and we’re getting in the spirit with these new & forthcoming graphic novels: GOING INTO TOWN: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, Roz Chast’s new graphic memoir—a […]

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Sneak Peek: October 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: October 2017 Indie Next List

The October 2017 Indie Next List includes SEVEN Macmillan titles! #1 Pick: Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado “Machado creates eerie, inventive worlds shimmering with supernatural swerves in this engrossing debut collection. Her stories make strikingly feminist moves by combining elements of horror and speculative fiction with women’s everyday crises… Machado’s […]

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2015 Eisner Award Nominations

2015 Eisner Award Nominations

Last week the Eisner Award nominations were announced and Macmillan has 7 graphic novels in the running! Best Reality-Based Work CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT by Roz Chast (Bloomsbury) Best Graphic Album—New THE GIGANTIC BEARD THAT WAS EVIL by Stephen Collins (Picador) Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips (at least 20 years old) MOOMIN: The Deluxe […]

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Pulitzer, LA Times Book Prize & Indies Choice Winners

Pulitzer, LA Times Book Prize & Indies Choice Winners

So. Many. BOOKS! So. Many. AWARDS! 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners General Nonfiction THE SIXTH EXTINCTION by Elizabeth Kolbert (Winner) NO GOOD MEN AMONG THE LIVING by Anand Gopal (Finalist) AGE OF AMBITION by Evan Osnos (Finalist) History ENCOUNTERS AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD by Elizabeth A. Fenn (Winner) 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize […]

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2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Last night Macmillan rocked the 2014 National Book Critics Circle awards and won in three categories! AUTOBIOGRAPHY CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT by Roz Chast FICTION LILA by Marilynne Robinson POETRY CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Congratulations to the winners! Click here to view the full list of awards.   […]

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2014 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

2014 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2014 Book Prize nominees yesterday and we’ve got ten terrific nominees from Macmillan: Current Interest BEING MORTAL by Atul Gawande DEEP DOWN DARK by Hector Tobar Fiction THE EMERALD LIGHT IN THE AIR by Donald Antrim The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John […]

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Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards! AUTOBIOGRAPHY: Roz Chast, “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” (Bloomsbury) Meline Toumani, “There Was and There Was Not” (Metropolitan Books) BIOGRAPHY: Ian S. MacNiven, “Literchoor Is My Beat”: A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Miriam Pawel, […]

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New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

AND Macmillan has 26 of ’em! 1. American Innovations 2. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher 3. Can’t and Won’t 4. Faithful and Virtuous Night 5. The Laughing Monsters 6. Lila 7.  The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013 8. Song of the Shank 9. 10:04 10. American Mirror 11. Being Mortal 12. Can’t We Talk About […]

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