Core E-book Collections: Outsiders

Outsider: Noun. A person who does not belong to a particular group The iconic outsiders represented in this curated selection of e-books could teach us all about hope and overwhelming kindness, beauty and grace, tolerance and love…all in the face of adversity… IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz WELCOME […]

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Happy #BookBday (11/4/14 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (11/4/14 Edition)

Join us in wishing a happy #BookBday to: THE LAUGHING MONSTERS by Denis Johnson “In a work that’s part spy novel and part buddy tale, Johnson aptly locates his portrayal of a shadowy world of complicated relationships and ever-shifting alliances in one of the more broken places on the planet. This is what you might […]

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Sneak Peek: November 2014 Indie Next list

Sneak Peek: November 2014 Indie Next list

The November 2014 Indie Next list was recently announced and it includes some fabulous Macmillan titles! THE LAUGHING MONSTERS by Denis Johnson “In a work that’s part spy novel and part buddy tale, Johnson aptly locates his portrayal of a shadowy world of complicated relationships and ever-shifting alliances in one of the more broken places […]

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For Your Consideration: November LibraryReads titles

For Your Consideration: November LibraryReads titles

It’s never too early to start thinking about the next LibraryReads list. Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the November 2014* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due October 1 BETRAYED by Lisa Scottoline In the latest Rosato & Associates thriller, Judy Carrier is pondering her personal and professional future when she learns her […]

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Labor Day Weekend Reading

Labor Day Weekend Reading

Hip hip hooray, it’s Labor Day! For us (and hopefully you) that means a nice, long, relaxing weekend with plenty of reading time (we’re out tomorrow and Monday). Here are the books topping our TBR pile: ON THE EDGE by Edward St. Aubyn On Sale: October 14, 2014 Shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Award, St. […]

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The New Yorker’s Favorites from 2011

The New Yorker’s Favorites from 2011

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The reviewers at The New Yorker have selected their favorites from 2011 in both fiction and nonfiction and we're proud to see so many of our titles on their list!

NONFICTION

THE ANATOMY OF A MOMENT by Javier Cercas, translated by Anne McLean
THE CHAIRS ARE WHERE THE PEOPLE GO by Misha Glouberman, with Sheila Heti
MOLOTOV'S MAGIC LANTERN by Rachel Polonsky
ADVENTURES IN ORGASMATRON by Christopher Turner

FICTION AND POETRY

TOUCH by Henri Cole
TRAIN DREAMS by Denis Johnson
LIFE ON MARS by Tracy K. Smith
COMING TO THAT by Dorothea Tanning

Read the full list from The New Yorker here.

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The New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2011:

The New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2011:

The New York Times has weighed in with their list of 100 Notable Books of 2011 and there are quite a few excellent Macmillan reads in both the fiction and nonfiction sections:

Fiction & Poetry:

THE BARBARIAN NURSERIES by Héctor Tobar
BIG QUESTIONS by Anders Brekhus Nilsen
CANTI by Giacomo Leopardi
THE FREE WORLD by David Bezmozgis
THE LEFTOVERS by Tom Perrotta
LIFE ON MARS by Tracy K. Smith
THE MARRIAGE PLOT by Jeffrey Eugenides
PARALLEL STORIES by Peter Nadas
THE SUBMISSION by Amy Waldman
TALLER WHEN PRONE: Poems by Les Murray
TRAIN DREAMS by Denis Johnson

Nonfiction:

AND SO IT GOES by Charles J. Shields
THE BOY IN THE MOON by Ian Brown
EXAMINED LIVES by James Miller
IS THAT A FISH IN YOUR EAR? by David Bellos
MIDNIGHT RISING by Tony Horwitz
ONE DAY I WILL WRITE ABOUT THIS PLACE by Binyavanga Wainaina
THE ORIGINS OF POLITICAL ORDER by Francis Fukuyama
PULPHEAD by John Jeremiah Sullivan
RIGHTS GONE WRONG by Richard Thompson Ford
THINKING, FAST AND SLOW by Daniel Kahneman
WHY THE WEST RULES—FOR NOW by Ian Morris

See The New York Times' full list of notable books here

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