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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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/11/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (9/11/19)

Engineering American economics, secret CIA experimentation, poetry from an Instagram sensation, exploring masculinity in the modern world, and the devastating effects of the East India Company–all in today’s nonfiction round-up! TRANSACTION MAN: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream by Nicholas Lemann A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Book of Fall […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/4/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (9/4/19)

Shadow wars + the power of emotions + OBAMA + becoming the best you + the life of a magazine mogul–welcome to today’s nonfiction round-up! THE RUSSIA TRAP: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear Catastrophe by George S. Beebe The former head of CIA’s Russia analysis shows how Washington and Moscow […]

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Nonfiction Spotlight: LEARNING FROM THE GERMANS (8/28/19)

Nonfiction Spotlight: LEARNING FROM THE GERMANS (8/28/19)

In today’s nonfiction spotlight, we learn about confronting the evils of the past with Susan Neiman’s LEARNING FROM THE GERMANS: Race and the Memory of Evil. In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the contested memories they evoke, Susan Neiman’s LEARNING FROM THE […]

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Maximum Shelf: AMERICAN DIRT (8/21/19)

Maximum Shelf: AMERICAN DIRT (8/21/19)

Today’s Maximum Shelf pick is Jeanine Cummins’ AMERICAN DIRT–a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope. Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who […]

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Drop-In Alert: FREE, MELANIA

Drop-In Alert: FREE, MELANIA

On December 3, 2019, Flatiron Books will publish the first behind-the-scenes look at the life of the most enigmatic First Lady in U.S. history, FREE, MELANIA by CNN reporter Kate Bennett. Melania Trump is an enigma. Regardless of your political leanings, she is fascinating–a First Lady who, in many ways, is the most modern and […]

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