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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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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