Spotlight on U.S. (9/2/20)

Today’s spotlight on America is as varied as the country itself, with a memoir of growing up in a paper mill town, a Russian-American political history, graphic journalism following a refugee family, a humorous take on the 50 states, a call for national unity, and a history of American authoritarianism. MILL TOWN: Reckoning with What […]

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Author Spotlight: Michael Greger (8/31/20)

The New York Times bestselling author of HOW NOT TO DIE takes a timely look at the viruses that cause a pandemic. As the world continues to learn of COVID19’s impacts, Dr. Greger analyzes what we can do to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and society. HOW TO SURVIVE A PANDEMIC by Michael Greger, M.D., […]

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Drop-In Alert: Michael Eric Dyson’s LONG TIME COMING

The New York Times bestselling author of TEARS WE CANNOT STOP returns this Fall with a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption in LONG TIME COMING: Reckoning with Race in America. The night of May 25, 2020 changed America. George Floyd, a 43-year-old Black man, was […]

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New E-galleys (8/10/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/9/21 From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE comes an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, […]

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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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For Your Consideration: October 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite October titles for the October 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due September 1! DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com to request a NetGalley download widget. “The multiple points of view and numerous plot twists sustain the breakneck pacing, but the book’s real power lies in the author’s insightful […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (7/16/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! THE BOOK OF DARRYL by The GogglesISBN 9780374115319, on sale 11/10/20 For sixteen-year-old Darryl, life in Roman-occupied Nazareth is a real drag—especially when everyone at your high school thinks […]

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Amazon Best Books of 2020 So Far

The tastemakers at Amazon have picked the Best Books of 2020 So Far, and here are the Macmillan titles that made the list! Top 20 SIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc TranOONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita MontimoreTHE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Politics (6/24/20)

A mind-changing and cautionary note for our time, a masterful visual take on the Constitution, and a blueprint for how America can protect the future of its democracy–all in this nonfiction round-up. THE PEOPLE, NO: A Brief History of Anti-Populism by Thomas Frank “Frank’s writing is notable for its clarity and its ability to make […]

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New E-galleys (6/22/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: MEET ME IN BOMBAY by Jenny AshcroftISBN 9781250270269, on sale 1/19/21 United by love. Separated by war. Will they find their way back to each other? Bombay, 1913. It’s New Year’s Eve, and Madeline Bright, […]

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