Nonfiction Round-Up (2/20/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (2/20/19)

From American imperialism and the WWII Home Front, to an essay collection and a Russian cross-country adventure–check out today’s nonfiction picks: THE DARKEST YEAR: The American Home Front 1941-1942 by William K. Klingaman Two starred reviews! “This thoroughly researched and accessible text will prove elucidating to anyone curious about social history, World War II, or […]

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2019 PEN America Literary Award Finalists

2019 PEN America Literary Award Finalists

Macmillan has TEN finalists for the 2019 PEN American Literacy Awards! PEN/ROBERT W. BINGHAM PRIZE FOR DEBUT SHORT STORY COLLECTIONA LUCKY MAN: Stories by Jamel Brinkley HALF GODS by Akil Kumarasamy PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FOR A DEBUT NOVELSEVERANCE by Ling Ma PEN OPEN BOOK AWARDEYE LEVEL: Poems by Jenny Xie PEN TRANSLATION PRIZENEVADA DAYS by Bernardo […]

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December 2018 Bestsellers and Recent Releases

December 2018 Bestsellers and Recent Releases

Here’s our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development! Here are some of the top titles for December 2018: BestsellersTHE DIVERSITY DELUSION: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture by Heather Mac Donald THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah KILLING THE SS: The Hunt […]

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2019 PEN America Literary Award Longlist

2019 PEN America Literary Award Longlist

The 2019 PEN Literary Awards longlist includes 14 Macmillan titles! WOO HOO! PEN/ROBERT W. BINGHAM PRIZE FOR DEBUT FICTIONA LUCKY MAN: Stories by Jamel Brinkley HALF GODS by Akil Kumarasamy  PEN OPEN BOOK AWARDBROTHER by David Chariandy EYE LEVEL: Poems by Jenny Xie  PEN TRANSLATION PRIZENEVADA DAYS by Bernardo Atxaga CODEX 1962: A Trilogy by Sjón  PEN AWARD […]

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Title Spotlight: BARKING WITH THE BIG DOGS (11/19/18)

Title Spotlight: BARKING WITH THE BIG DOGS (11/19/18)

You’ll know artist and writer Natalie Babbitt (1932–2016) from her inspiring work in children’s literature, including TUCK EVERLASTING and KNEEKNOCK RISE. Now in BARKING WITH THE BIG DOGS: On Writing and Reading Books for Children, a collection of essays and speeches written over the course of four decades, Babbitt explores what it was like to […]

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Nonfiction Round-up (11/14/18)

Nonfiction Round-up (11/14/18)

Gangsters: Men + Women, food lust, and artful essays… Welcome to this week’s nonfiction round-up! HANDSOME JOHNNY: The Life and Death of Johnny Rosselli: Gentleman Gangster, Hollywood Producer, CIA Assassin by Lee Server  An untold story of golden age Hollywood, modern Las Vegas, JFK-era scandal and international intrigue. “Filled with crackerjack writing and Damon Runyonesque […]

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October 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases (10/26/18)

October 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases (10/26/18)

Here are our top titles for October 2018: Bestsellers: THE DEAD RINGER by M.C. Beaton THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win  by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin THE DREAM DAUGHTER by Diane Chamberlain (October LibraryReads pick!) THE FLAME: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings by Leonard Cohen FULL DISCLOSURE by Stormy Daniels […]

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Nonfiction Picks (10/24/18)

Nonfiction Picks (10/24/18)

A leading thinker in African-American culture, the greatest rivalry in college basketball history (GO HEELS!), the Wild West, and Opera… Check out today’s Nonfiction picks: MAD SCENES AND EXIT ARIAS: The Death of the New York City Opera and the Future of Opera in America by Heidi Waleson “This engrossing study should find a place […]

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Happy #BookBday (7/24/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (7/24/18 Edition)

Happy sunny, summer #BookBday to Beth Harbison, Marina Shiffrin, and a beautiful new set of Bintis! EVERY TIME YOU GO AWAY by Beth Harbison Also available in audio In New York Times bestselling author Beth Harbison’s most emotional novel ever, a fractured family must come together at a beach house haunted by the past. “Drenching […]

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July 2018 Nonfiction

July 2018 Nonfiction

Check out our great new nonfiction titles available this month—then make sure they get checked out at your library! CITY OF DEVILS: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai by Paul French Two starred reviews! “Drugs, gambling, vice, and banditry power China’s seaport mecca in this rollicking true crime saga. French’s two-fisted […]

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