2021 Pulitzer Prizes

Congratulations to our 2021 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists! Fiction Finalist: TELEPHONE by Percival Everett History Finalist: THE DEVIANT’S WAR: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America by Eric Cervini Poetry Winner: POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM by Natalie Diaz Feature Writing Winner: Mitchell S. Jackson, who will publish JOHN OF WATTS (2024) with FSG, for […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/10/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Heather Morris, author of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ and CILKA’S JOURNEY, shares a story of family, courage, and resilience–inspired by a true story–in THREE SISTERS. Watch Talia’s full video here. Two people might just find out how hard it is […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/1/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: UNTIL PROVEN SAFE: The History and Future of Quarantine by Nicola Twilley and Geoff ManaughISBN 9780374126582 | on sale 7/20/21 “This thoughtful study couldn’t arrive at a better moment.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “An infectiously appealing overview of efforts to contain the potentially infectious.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/1/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Orphan Black meets Margaret Atwood in Sara Flannery Murphy’s twisty supernatural thriller about female power and the bonds of sisterhood, GIRL ONE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Edgar-nominated author/librarian Ashley Weaver starts a new historical mystery series filled with spies, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/27/21)

The forgotten history of a city dedicated to racial equality + the story of the most successful record label in rock and roll history + the untold and gripping political tale of the 1960 presidential election = this nonfiction round-up. SOUL CITY: Race, Equality, and the Lost Dream of an American Utopia by Thomas Healy […]

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4 Stars for SHOOTING MIDNIGHT COWBOY

Glenn Frankel’s history of the controversial Oscar-winning film that signaled a dramatic shift in American popular culture has received FOUR starred reviews! SHOOTING MIDNIGHT COWBOY: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark ClassicISBN 9780374209018On sale 3/16/21 “Midnight Cowboy is an acknowledged classic of American cinema, and Frankel provides us with the context […]

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Spotlight on Animals (11/18/20)

Calling all feline lovers and animal friends! Today we’re spotlighting an exploration of animal consciousness from a scuba-diving philosopher, a playful way to live as taught by cats, a comprehensive history of felines, and an illustrated guide to help cat owners better know their furry friends. METAZOA: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/16/20)

An exploration of magic’s unique history + the 2014 Ebola outbreak + a counterhistory of postwar Germany + a fascinating look at the wives of officers in Hitler’s inner circle = this nonfiction round-up. MAGIC: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present by Chris Gosden “Gosden’s (PREHISTORY: A Very […]

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Imprint Spotlight: Celadon Books

Welcome back to Imprint Spotlight! Today, we’ll learn more about Celadon Books and get a few creepy reading recommendations just in time for Halloween. Let’s dive in! Rachel Chou [Associate Publisher, Celadon Books] “I am the Associate Publisher of Celadon Books. In this role, I oversee all marketing, publicity, and integration with sales. Celadon Books […]

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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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