Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist recently shared their Top 10 Biography reading lists of 2017*, including these five Macmillan titles: Top 10 Biographies (full list) BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson Jackson meticulously chronicles the struggle of the Sioux visionary and medicine man Black Elk to help his embattled people preserve their culture and traditions. […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2016 Nonfiction lists which include 11 Macmillan titles: Best Nonfiction of 2016 BULLIES: A FRIENDSHIP by Alex Abramovich THE ART OF WAITING: ON FERTILITY, MEDICINE, AND MOTHERHOOD by Belle Boggs CONSEQUENCE: A MEMOIR by Eric Fair IN THE DARKROOM by Susan Faludi (winner of the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Best […]

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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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Friday Reads: Starred Nonfiction

Friday Reads: Starred Nonfiction

Kick off the weekend with these multi-starred nonfiction books! CONSEQUENCE by Eric Fair A B&N Winter 2016 Discover Great New Writers pick! “In this harrowing memoir, Fair, an interrogator at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, expands on his 2007 Washington Post editorial, in which he countered the claim that detainee abuse was a rare, […]

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2014 PEN Award Nominees

2014 PEN Award Nominees

The 2014 PEN Awards longlist was recently announced and we're pleased to have several nominated titles:

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize
A HISTORY OF THE PRESENT ILLNESS by Louise Aronson

PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
FORTY-ONE FALSE STARTS: Essays on Artists and Writers by Janet Malcolm
THE KRAUS PROJECT by Jonathan Franzen

PEN/E.O.Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
FRANKENSTEIN'S CAT by Emily Anthes 

PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography
HOLDING ON UPSIDE DOWN: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore by Linda Leavell
AMERICAN MIRROR: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell by Deborah Solomon
ROTH UNBOUND: A Writer and His Books by Claudia Roth Pierpont 

PEN ESPN Award for Literary Sportswriting
MONSTERS: The 1985 Chicago Bears and the Wild Heart of Football by Rich Cohen 

PEN Award for Poetry in Translation
IMPROMPTUS: Selected Poems and Some Prose by Gottfried Benn, translated by Michael Hofmann 

The shortlisted titles will be announced on June 17 and the winners will be announced on July 30 and honored at the PEN Literary Awards Ceremony on September 29 at The New School.

For more information and to see the full longlist, click here.

Congratulations to the nominees! 

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