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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2016 Macavity Award Nominees

2016 Macavity Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians! First, some awards news: we have 6 nominees for the 2016 Macavity Awards! Best Mystery LITTLE BLACK LIES by Sharon Bolton Best First Mystery THE UNQUIET DEAD by Ausma Zehanat Khan Best Critical/Biographical A IS FOR ARSENIC: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup THE LOST DETECTIVE: Becoming Dashiell Hammett […]

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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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