2018 National Book Awards Nominees

2018 National Book Awards Nominees

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles longlisted for the 2018 National Book Awards! Fiction A LUCKY MAN: Stories by Jamel Brinkley Nonfiction ONE PERSON, NO VOTE: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson Poetry EYE LEVEL: Poems by Jenny Xie Translated Literature WAIT, BLINK: A Perfect Picture of Inner Life by Gunnhild Øyehaug, […]

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#BookBday (9/11/18 Edition)

#BookBday (9/11/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these just published titles! THE DINNER LIST by Rebecca Serle Also available in audio A September 2018 LibraryReads & Indie Next pick & an ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” pick! When Sabrina Nielsen arrives at her thirtieth birthday dinner she finds at the table not just her best friend, but also her […]

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Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

It’s important, now more than ever, to continue reading, reflecting, and engaging in open dialogue about the issues facing us all as a nation. Here are our picks to help you do just that: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming 2018 Alex […]

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July 2018 E-Galley Recommendations

July 2018 E-Galley Recommendations

First, if you’re not whitelisted (pre-approved) for Macmillan’s e-galleys on Edelweiss, DO IT! Then download and read these fresh, forthcoming Macmillan titles: Fiction: DAUGHTER OF MOLOKA’I by Alan Brennert GODSEND by John Wray PARIS ECHO by Sebastian Faulks RECEPTOR by Alan Glynn Mystery/Thriller: THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides NO MERCY by Joanna Schaffhausen THE […]

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2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards Winners

2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards Winners

Congratulations to our 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award winners: Criticism WHITE RAGE: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson Poetry HOUSE OF LORDS AND COMMONS by Ishion Hutchinson See the full list of winners here. […]

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2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for their best books of 2016, including these nine Macmillan titles: Autobiography IN GRATITUDE by Jenny Diski THE SONG POET: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang Biography BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson GUILTY THING: A Life of Thomas […]

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NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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NYT Notable Books of 2016

NYT Notable Books of 2016

The New York Times announced their Notable Books of 2016, including these 17 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay Szalay writes with voluptuous authority about masculinity under duress in this novel in stories. BLACK WATER by Louise Doughty Expecting to be assassinated, the hero of this excellent novel grapples […]

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Washington Post’s Best Books of 2016

Washington Post’s Best Books of 2016

The Washington Post revealed their Best Books of 2016, including these 18 Macmillan titles: Notable Fiction (full list) THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer PEACEKEEPING by Mischa Berlinski WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell THE YID by Paul Goldberg Notable Nonfiction (full list) ADNAN’S STORY: The Search for […]

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Read, Reflect & Discuss

Read, Reflect & Discuss

“After a contentious campaign season filled with divisive rhetoric, we are now hearing from our members and in the news media about incidents of bigotry and harassment within our communities. During times like these, our nation’s 120,000 public, academic, school, and special libraries are invaluable allies inspiring understanding and community healing. Libraries provide a safe […]

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