Happy #BookBday (4/21/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (4/21/15 Edition)

Today we wish a happy #BookBday to: THE BLONDES by Emily Schultz Schultz’s pandemic novel about a rabies-like disease carried only by blonde women is one of Kirkus Reviews’ April’s Best Bets and has THREE starred reviews, including this one from Library Journal: “Funny, horrific, and frighteningly realistic, Schultz’s second novel is a must read.” […]

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Pulitzer, LA Times Book Prize & Indies Choice Winners

Pulitzer, LA Times Book Prize & Indies Choice Winners

So. Many. BOOKS! So. Many. AWARDS! 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners General Nonfiction THE SIXTH EXTINCTION by Elizabeth Kolbert (Winner) NO GOOD MEN AMONG THE LIVING by Anand Gopal (Finalist) AGE OF AMBITION by Evan Osnos (Finalist) History ENCOUNTERS AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD by Elizabeth A. Fenn (Winner) 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize […]

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2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Last night Macmillan rocked the 2014 National Book Critics Circle awards and won in three categories! AUTOBIOGRAPHY CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT by Roz Chast FICTION LILA by Marilynne Robinson POETRY CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Congratulations to the winners! Click here to view the full list of awards.   […]

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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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2014 Lambda Award Finalists

2014 Lambda Award Finalists

The 27th annual Lambda Literary Award finalists were announced today and we have eight terrific nominees from Macmillan! Gay General Fiction BITTER EDEN by Tatamkhulu Afrika Gay Memoir/Biography INSIDE A PEARL: My Years in Paris by Edmund White Lesbian General Fiction NEW YORK 1, TEL AVIV 0 by Shelly Oria Lesbian Mystery THE OLD DEEP […]

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It’s Black History Month!

It’s Black History Month!

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve put together a huge Edelweiss collection of titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture! Plus many more!) that we hope will help you with collection development. Click here to view the Black History Month Edelweiss collection.   […]

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2014 National Book Award nominees

2014 National Book Award nominees

‘Scuse us while we celebrate: we’ve got TEN nominees on the 2014 National Book Awards longlist! Longlist for Fiction WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John Darnielle (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) LILA by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) Longlist for Nonfiction CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT by Roz Chast (Bloomsbury) NO GOOD MEN […]

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Library Journal Editors’ Fall picks

Library Journal Editors’ Fall picks

Library Journal editors revealed the Fall 2014 books they’re looking forward to the most, and three of them are from Macmillan: BY THE BOOK: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review, edited by Pamela Paul “I had to put down BY THE BOOK to do real work,” I […]

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Introducing Flatiron Books!

Introducing Flatiron Books!

Today’s dedicated issue of Shelf Awareness gives a warm welcome to Flatiron Books, Macmillan’s new imprint headed up by Bob Miller. Flatiron Books’ first list of seven titles is set for Winter 2015, although they do have one major Fall 2014 title: WHAT I KNOW FOR SURE by Oprah Winfrey. When the imprint gets up […]

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HISTORY OF THE RAIN longlisted for the Man Booker Prize!

HISTORY OF THE RAIN longlisted for the Man Booker Prize!

WOOHOO! We just got the terrific news that HISTORY OF THE RAIN by Niall Williams has been longlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction! You will know that I found him in his books, in the covers his hands held, the pages they turned, in the paper and the print, but also in […]

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