Politics Spotlight (9/22/20)

An illustrated field guide to how the government works + a critique of contemporary public discourse + a detailed account of the scandals in the White House + an insider’s candid account of the Trump administration = this political nonfiction spotlight. A USER’S GUIDE TO DEMOCRACY: How America Works by Nick Capodice and Hannah McCarthy […]

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Take This Quiz!: ON FASCISM

In ON FASCISM: 12 Lessons from American History, American authoritarianism expert Matthew C. MacWilliams offers both an honest reckoning and a call for reconciliation. Denial and division will not save the Republic, but coming to terms with our history might. The author has written a special message to book people across the spectrum to further […]

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Coming Fall 2020: John Brennan’s UNDAUNTED

On October 6, former CIA director John Brennan will be publishing his powerful and revelatory memoir UNDAUNTED through Celadon Books. UNDAUNTED:My Fight Against America’s Enemies, At Home and AbroadISBN 9781250241771, e-book ISBN 9781250241757 In this brutally honest memoir, Brennan, the son of an Irish immigrant who settled in New Jersey, describes the life that took […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/30/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/30/19)

How to fight back for fundamental American rights + all about every zodiac sign + the Radical Right = this week’s #NonfictionRoundUp WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties – and How to Take Them Back by David Kirby “Kirby names names, brings receipts, and delivers a remarkably apolitical […]

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Red-Hot Drop-In Alert: Edward Snowden’s Memoir PERMANENT RECORD

Red-Hot Drop-In Alert: Edward Snowden’s Memoir PERMANENT RECORD

On September 17, 2019, Metropolitan Books will publish Edward Snowden’s memoir, PERMANENT RECORD. Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring […]

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Politics Shmolitics

Politics Shmolitics

You can’t go anywhere these days without running into some kind of political discussion, and these new and forthcoming books will keep your patrons in the know. DEMOCRACY MAY NOT EXIST, BUT WE’LL MISS IT WHEN IT’S GONE by Astra Taylor What is democracy really? What do we mean when we use the term? And […]

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FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

Media is at a fever pitch for Michael Wolff’s FIRE AND FURY: Inside the Trump White House! 1st Serial Excerpt New York Magazine (on stands 1/8, online now) TV 1/5 The Today Show 1/7 Meet the Press 1/8 CBS This Morning 1/8 Morning Joe 1/8 MSNBC, Katy Tur 1/8 NBC Nightly News 1/8 MSNBC, Lawrence […]

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PW Best Books of Summer 2017

PW Best Books of Summer 2017

Publishers Weekly’s editors recently selected their Best Books of Summer 2017, including these seven Macmillan titles: Staff Picks (full list) BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer “About that thing on the cover—is it a genetically modified bird-of-paradise? Some cousin of the odoriferous corpse flower? I was intrigued from the moment I saw it, as is Rachel, the […]

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Happy Election Day 2015!

Happy Election Day 2015!

Get out and rock the vote, then settle in with one of these books about politics: THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: Fundamentals of American Government by Matthew Spieler In the third book in the Fundamentals of American Government civics series, Spieler clearly and concisely explains the functions and importance of the United States House of […]

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