2020 Kirkus Prize Finalists

Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2020 Kirkus Prize Finalists! LUSTER by Raven Leilani“Sharp, strange, propellant—and a whole lot of fun.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask“A standout book of sociological history and current affairs.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review Winners will be announced on November 5. […]

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Drop-In Alert: Michael Eric Dyson’s LONG TIME COMING

The New York Times bestselling author of TEARS WE CANNOT STOP returns this Fall with a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption in LONG TIME COMING: Reckoning with Race in America. The night of May 25, 2020 changed America. George Floyd, a 43-year-old Black man, was […]

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Coming Fall 2020: John Brennan’s UNDAUNTED

On October 6, former CIA director John Brennan will be publishing his powerful and revelatory memoir UNDAUNTED through Celadon Books. UNDAUNTED:My Fight Against America’s Enemies, At Home and AbroadISBN 9781250241771, e-book ISBN 9781250241757 In this brutally honest memoir, Brennan, the son of an Irish immigrant who settled in New Jersey, describes the life that took […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite October titles for the October 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due September 1! DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com to request a NetGalley download widget. “The multiple points of view and numerous plot twists sustain the breakneck pacing, but the book’s real power lies in the author’s insightful […]

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Coming Winter 2021: James Comey’s SAVING JUSTICE

On January 12, 2021, Flatiron Books will publish James Comey’s SAVING JUSTICE: Truth, Transparency, and Trust, an exploration of justice and fairness in the US justice system. James Comey might best be known as the FBI director that Donald Trump fired in 2017, but he’s had a long, varied career in the law and justice […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (5/1/20)

Welcome to Week 5 of Mac Lib From Home, our new fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! This week, Talia and Kugel about founding a secret library amidst rubble in THE BOOK COLLECTORS: A Band of Syrian Rebels and the Stories That Carried Them Through a War by Delphine Minoui. Watch her full […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/22/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. SlaghtISBN 9780374228484, on sale 8/4/20 “The cast of characters he brings to life—both human and avian—illuminates the delicate symbiosis of the natural world and sheds a welcome […]

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Drop-In Alert: OUR TIME IS NOW

On June 9, 2020, Henry Holt and Co. will publish beloved national leader Stacey Abrams’ OUR TIME IS NOW: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America, an empowering blueprint to ending voter suppression, reclaiming identity, and reshaping progressive politics. Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of […]

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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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2019 Kirkus Prize Finalists

2019 Kirkus Prize Finalists

The 2019 Kirkus Prize finalists have been announced, and Macmillan has two titles in the running! TERRITORY OF LIGHT by Yuko Tsushima 2 starred reviews! A haunting, dazzling novel of loss and rebirth from one of the most significant contemporary Japanese writers. NO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us […]

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