Nonfiction Round-Up (11/16/20)

An exploration of magic’s unique history + the 2014 Ebola outbreak + a counterhistory of postwar Germany + a fascinating look at the wives of officers in Hitler’s inner circle = this nonfiction round-up. MAGIC: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present by Chris Gosden “Gosden’s (PREHISTORY: A Very […]

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Stay Informed: Books on Pandemics

Are you looking for more information on the spread of disease throughout history and today? Check out Macmillan’s offerings on pandemics and more to stay informed. THE END OF EPIDEMICS: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It by Jonathan D. Quick, MD, with Bronwyn Fryer Duke Global Health Institute faculty member and […]

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Friday Reads: Science & Medicine

Friday Reads: Science & Medicine

Today’s #FridayReads delve into the miracles of modern medicine and the Ebola epidemic: MERCIES IN DISGUISE: A Story of Hope, a Family’s Genetic Destiny, and the Science That Rescued Them by Gina Kolata An April 2017 Indie Next pick and one of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017! In this work of narrative […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

These ten Macmillan titles are some of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017: Fiction BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer In a future strewn with the cast-off experiments of an industrial laboratory known only as the Company, a scavenger named Rachel survives alongside her lover, Wick, a dealer of memory-altering beetles with whom she takes […]

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Nonfiction All-Stars

Nonfiction All-Stars

We’re seeing lots of stars for these terrific nonfiction titles: THE NOVEL OF THE CENTURY: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables by David Bellos — 3 stars! “A renowned French translator explores the life and legacy of Les Misérables. Anyone who loves Hugo, France, and the French language will revel in this delightful book that […]

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Booklist’s Best Health & Science Books of 2016

Booklist’s Best Health & Science Books of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top 10 Health & Science reading lists of 2016*, including these five Macmillan titles: Top 10 Health and Medicine 2016 (full list) MORGUE: A Life in Death by Vincent J. M. DiMaio and Ron Franscell Medical examiner DiMaio, along with journalist Franscell, provides a peek into the often wild world of […]

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