2017 Community Reads Recommendations

2017 Community Reads Recommendations

Although our Academic Marketing division created the “Books for the First-Year Experience” for colleges and universities, we strongly believe that the titles featured in this catalog foster the sort of discussion and self-reflection that make library-led, city-wide reading programs so memorable. The updated catalog for 2017 is now available and features titles such as: BLACK […]

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February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month

It’s a leap year, so we’ve got an extra day to celebrate Black History Month! We’ve put together an Edelweiss collection of 150+ titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture!) to help you with collection development. Here are some highlights: Nonfiction BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT by Damon Tweedy PRINCE OF DARKNESS: The Untold Story of Jeremiah […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Yesterday Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice Books of 2015, including these 11 Macmillan titles: Adult Books CHILDREN OF THE STONE: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan This is an engrossing and powerful story, moving skillfully amid the failure of the never-ending battles and “peace” talks between Israel and Palestine and […]

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Booklist Spotlight on Health & Science

Booklist Spotlight on Health & Science

Booklist recently featured their top picks for the most engaging, mind-stretching, and informative science and health books, including these three from Macmillan: Top 10 Science and Health Books BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon Tweedy Tweedy, an African American psychiatrist, expertly weaves together statistics, personal anecdotes, […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2015

Library Journal Best Books of 2015

Hot on the heels of PW, Library Journal announced their Best Books of 2015 lists & 23 Macmillan titles made the cut! TOP TEN A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION by Paul Fischer MORE OF THE BEST A HISTORY OF LONELINESS by John Boyne CHILDREN OF THE STONE by Sandy Tolan BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT […]

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Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Today’s issue of Maximum Shelf Awareness is all about Picador! Learn about the imprint’s rich 20-year history and its stellar list of authors, including Paul Auster, Jeff Chang, Michael Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, Atul Gawande, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ann Leary, Hilary Mantel, Marilynne Robinson, Robin Sloan, Olen Steinhauer, Hector Tobar and Adelle Waldman, among others. […]

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Happy #BookBday (9/8/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (9/8/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these new books on shelves now! BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT by Damon Tweedy A BEA 2015 Editor’s Buzz & “Shout ‘n Share” selection, an ALA Annual 2015 “Read ‘n Rave” selection, a September 2015 Indie Next pick AND a Barnes & Noble Fall 2015 Discover Great New Writers pick! “Tweedy, an African […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2015 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: September 2015 Indie Next List

The September 2015 Indie Next list includes 5 Macmillan titles! SWEET CARESS by William Boyd From the internationally bestselling author of Restless and Any Human Heart comes a novel of one photographer’s extraordinary career—a tale of love and war in the twentieth century. “In addition to the psychologically rich characterization, a wealth of atmospheric details—what […]

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B&N Fall 2015 Discover Picks

B&N Fall 2015 Discover Picks

Barnes & Noble’s Fall 2015 Discover Great New Writers program features 4 Macmillan titles! BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT by Damon Tweedy A BEA 2015 Editor’s Buzz Panel Selection! Memoir at its finest: beautifully composed, firmly anchored to a larger world, engaging, accessible, and profound. “Tweedy, an African American psychiatrist at Duke University, expertly weaves […]

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PW Fall 2015 Announcements

PW Fall 2015 Announcements

It’s still summer, but Publishers Weekly is looking ahead to Fall 2015. They recently selected their best of the best in a whopping 16 different categories and we’ve gathered all 90(!!!) Macmillan standouts into a handy Edelweiss collection and listed them here for you: Art, Architecture & Photography: People and Places HUMANS OF NEW YORK: […]

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