We ♥ Sarah Glidden’s Graphic Novels

We ♥ Sarah Glidden’s Graphic Novels

Sarah Glidden is many things: a progressive Jewish American twentysomething who is both vocal about and critical of Israeli politics in the Holy Land, a graduate of Boston University, and the author of an award-winning graphic memoir. That book, HOW TO UNDERSTAND ISRAEL IN 60 DAYS OR LESS, which was a 2012 YALSA Great Graphic […]

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THREE Stars for ARAB OF THE FUTURE 2

THREE Stars for ARAB OF THE FUTURE 2

Last year, Riad Sattouf‘s graphic memoir, THE ARAB OF THE FUTURE: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984, made a huge splash in the literary world—it won the L.A. Times Book Prize for Graphic Novel/Comic and was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2015. Now the sequel, THE ARAB OF THE FUTURE 2: A Childhood […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016

Drawn from the 14,000+ titles in Publishers Weekly‘s Fall Announcements issue (available in full here), these Macmillan titles are PW‘s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016: Fiction HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, D.C., Foer’s first novel in 11 years is the story of a fracturing family […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2016 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: January 2016 Indie Next List

The January 2016 Indie Next list includes 3 Macmillan titles! ROSALIE LIGHTNING by Tom Hart Eisner-nominated cartoonist Hart’s beautiful and touching graphic memoir about the untimely death of his young daughter, Rosalie, is also a Winter 2016 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick and has THREE starred reviews. “ROSALIE LIGHTNING is a masterpiece—and […]

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B&N Winter 2016 Discover Picks

B&N Winter 2016 Discover Picks

Barnes & Noble’s Winter 2016 Discover Great New Writers program includes five Macmillan titles! CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence What Katherine Boo’s BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS did for the slums of Mumbai, India, CITY OF THORNS does for a massive refugee camp in Kenya, near the border with Somalia. This important new work has already […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Librarians often ask for recommendations of adult titles that their teen patrons will enjoy. These adult titles are in-house favorites at Macmillan, and are perfectly appropriate and accessible to teens. Mix it up by giving them a taste of reading choices that they won’t find on the young adult shelves. MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS […]

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Stars & More for ROSALIE LIGHTNING!

Stars & More for ROSALIE LIGHTNING!

ROSALIE LIGHTNING is Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart’s beautiful and touching graphic memoir about the untimely death of his young daughter, Rosalie. Using the graphic form to articulate his and his wife’s on-going search for meaning in the aftermath of Rosalie’s death, Hart explores themes of grief, hopelessness, rebirth, and eventually finding hope again. A January […]

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