New Nonfiction – May 2016

New Nonfiction – May 2016

ONEIDA: From Free Love Utopia to the Well-Set Table by Ellen Wayland-Smith THREE STARRED REVIEWS! “This compelling narrative seamlessly threads the unlikely alliance between a ‘free love utopia’ and a household brand name. Fans of Joseph Ellis and David McCullough will appreciate this engrossing entry.” — Library Journal, starred review THE FIRE LINE: The Story […]

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2016 Community Reads Recommendations

2016 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 2016 is now available and features titles such as: BEING […]

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Friday Reads: M​ovie ​T​ie​-I​​​n​ Edition

Friday Reads: M​ovie ​T​ie​-I​​​n​ Edition

Lots of Macmillan books are making their way from page to screen this fall: THE REVENANT by Michael Punke This tale of retribution on the American Frontier when a fur trapper is mauled by a bear and left for dead stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, and was directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu who won an […]

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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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What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

Based on our stats, your patrons are downloading mystery, history, and contemporary fiction!* Here are their top ten picks: KILLING PATTON by Bill O’Reilly ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell BETRAYED by Lisa Scottoline LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny BEING MORTAL by Atul Gawande LILA by Marilynne Robinson THE […]

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2014 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

2014 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2014 Book Prize nominees yesterday and we’ve got ten terrific nominees from Macmillan: Current Interest BEING MORTAL by Atul Gawande DEEP DOWN DARK by Hector Tobar Fiction THE EMERALD LIGHT IN THE AIR by Donald Antrim The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John […]

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2015 Audie Awards Finalists

2015 Audie Awards Finalists

Terrific news: our friends at Macmillan Audio have 22 finalists in the 2015 Audie Awards! Business/Educational TALK LIKE TED by Carmine Gallo, read by Carmine Gallo Classic THE ODYSSEY by Homer, translated by Robert Fitzgerald, read by Dan Stevens Fantasy WORDS OF RADIANCE by Brandon Sanderson, read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading History/Biography ENDURING […]

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Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards! AUTOBIOGRAPHY: Roz Chast, “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” (Bloomsbury) Meline Toumani, “There Was and There Was Not” (Metropolitan Books) BIOGRAPHY: Ian S. MacNiven, “Literchoor Is My Beat”: A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Miriam Pawel, […]

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New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

AND Macmillan has 26 of ’em! 1. American Innovations 2. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher 3. Can’t and Won’t 4. Faithful and Virtuous Night 5. The Laughing Monsters 6. Lila 7.  The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013 8. Song of the Shank 9. 10:04 10. American Mirror 11. Being Mortal 12. Can’t We Talk About […]

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PW’s Best Books of 2014

PW’s Best Books of 2014

We did it again. Macmillan rocked PW’s 2014 Best Books list! ON IMMUNITY: An Inoculation by Eula Biss “Biss advocates eloquently for childhood immunization, making her case as an anxious new mother intent on protecting her son—and understanding the consequences … Biss frankly and optimistically looks at our ‘unkempt’ world and our shared mission to […]

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