Maximum Shelf: MIGRATIONS

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Charlotte McConaghy’s urgent and moving U.S. debut, MIGRATIONS. Franny Stone has always been a wanderer. By following the ocean’s tides and the birds that soar above, she can forget the losses that have haunted her life. But when the wild she so loves begins to disappear, Franny can […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/13/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (11/13/19)

The biography of a cultural icon, a first-hand perspective on national and international matters, a memoir of legendary DEA agents, the journey into a reusable future, climate change from the U.S. military, a personal portrait of one of Hollywood’s best, & turning your passion into profit — all in today’s nonfiction round-up. CARRIE FISHER: A […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/18/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (9/18/19)

A fresh look on climate change, a poet’s take on illness in contemporary America, an illustrated guide to American history, and the memoir of America’s most famous whistleblower… welcome to this week’s nonfiction round-up! PERMANENT RECORD by Edward Snowden “Snowden’s many admirers will find his saga both captivating and inspiring.”–Publishers Weekly WE ARE THE WEATHER: […]

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Happy Earth Day 2019!

Happy Earth Day! Check out our new and essential books on everything from climate change to fracking: LOSING EARTH: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich “Rich, a novelist (KING ZENO, 2018) and journalist, turns his widely discussed 2018 investigation for the New York Times Magazine into an exceedingly well-written history of the early political battles […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (4/17/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (4/17/19)

Conspiracy theories, immigration, and a call to arms–welcome to this week’s nonfiction round-up! REPUBLIC OF LIES: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power by Anna Merlan “Quick to condemn racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, and anti-Muslim bias, the author supports her writing with excellent supporting documentation. An engaging and valuable explication of one of the […]

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Nuclear Nonfiction

Nuclear Nonfiction

The whistleblower behind the Pentagon Papers and Noam Chomsky cover nuclear war in their new nonfiction books: THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg A finalist for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction with three starred reviews! From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, an […]

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#bookbday (07/25/17)

#bookbday (07/25/17)

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power by Al Gore The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient Truth, this timely book will publish in time for the premiere of Vice President Gore’s new documentary, An Inconvenient Truth 2. This new book will be a daring call to action, exposing the reality […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: July 2017 Indie Next List

The July 2017 Indie Next list includes three Macmillan titles! THE BREAKDOWN by B.A. Paris A Library Journal Spring 2017 Editors’ Pick with three starred reviews! A woman who believes she was a witness to a crime obsesses over whether she could have prevented a death, while fearing for her sanity. “This psychological thriller is […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: July 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the July 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due May 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. THE BREAKDOWN by B.A. Paris A Library Journal Spring 2017 Editors’ Pick with two starred reviews! A woman who believes she was a witness to a crime obsesses […]

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New Nonfiction – April 2017

New Nonfiction – April 2017

Biographies, histories, manifestos and more! Take a look at the new nonfiction books perfect for your patrons this April: FEAR CITY: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics by Kim Phillips-Fein Two starred reviews! “Phillips-Fein, professor of history at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, makes municipal bonds exciting in this painstakingly […]

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