Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2020

Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of 2020 are here, and 24 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 10 THE ADDRESS BOOK: A Hidden History of Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskTHE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu MooreTHE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM by Héctor TobarA SAINT FROM TEXAS by Edmund White […]

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2020 National Book Award Longlist + Finalists

The 2020 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and 5 Macmillan titles are in the running! Update: And now 2 titles are finalists! Nonfiction IS RAPE A CRIME?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto by Michelle BowdlerOWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes an ANIMAL FARM-esque world, an intimate Irish memoir, and a harrowing blend of memoir and cultural investigation. TALKING ANIMALS by Joni Murphy97803745387438/4/2020 “Murphy’s urban update of Animal Farm and Alfonzo’s intellectual and emotional conundrums will intrigue advanced YA readers.” —Booklist, YA Interest INVENTORY by Darran Anderson97803742775818/4/2020 […]

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Memoir Spotlight (7/15/20)

Today’s memoir spotlight features a deep-dive into one author’s relationship to reading through the works of Jane Austen + a provocative telling of one woman’s rape and recovery. AUSTEN YEARS: A Memoir in Five Novels by Rachel Cohen “The deep knowledge of and respect for Austen’s novels will equally impress Austenites and readers less versed […]

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