NYT Summer Reads 2019

NYT Summer Reads 2019

The New York Times has picked their favorite summer reads, so grab your favorite cool beverage, chair, and the nearest patch of sunshine and get reading! A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY by M. T. Edvardsson IN PUTIN’S FOOTSTEPS: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones by Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (3/20/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (3/20/19)

Crazy ideas, literary criticism, political corruption, and a beautiful island…welcome to Nonfiction Wednesday! LOONSHOTS: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries by Safi Bahcall “Physicist and biotechnology entrepreneur Bahcall examines how companies, and even countries, can encourage ‘loonshots,’ which he defines as crazy ideas that are panned by […]

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Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist recently shared their Top 10 Biography reading lists of 2017*, including these five Macmillan titles: Top 10 Biographies (full list) BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson Jackson meticulously chronicles the struggle of the Sioux visionary and medicine man Black Elk to help his embattled people preserve their culture and traditions. […]

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Starred Nonfiction Roundup

Starred Nonfiction Roundup

We’re seeing stars for these books about travel, history, art, poetry, and music! THE GLAMOUR OF STRANGENESS: Artists and the Last Age of the Exotic by Jamie James A PW Best Summer Books of 2016 pick with THREE starred reviews! “In this exciting book, novelist and critic James examines six artists (and many interesting secondary […]

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2016 Summer Reading Roundup

2016 Summer Reading Roundup

Major media declared these 27 Macmillan books Summer 2016 must-reads: Fiction TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty (Entertainment Weekly, St. Louis Post Dispatch) THE CHILDREN by Ann Leary (People Magazine) THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan (O Magazine) THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell (Buzzfeed) GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Max Porter […]

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Friday Reads: Starred Nonfiction

Friday Reads: Starred Nonfiction

Kick off the weekend with these multi-starred nonfiction books! CONSEQUENCE by Eric Fair A B&N Winter 2016 Discover Great New Writers pick! “In this harrowing memoir, Fair, an interrogator at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, expands on his 2007 Washington Post editorial, in which he countered the claim that detainee abuse was a rare, […]

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PW Best Summer Books of 2016

PW Best Summer Books of 2016

Publishers Weekly recently announced their Best Summer Books of 2016, including these 5 Macmillan titles: Staff Picks MAY DAY by Gretchen Marquette “In this lovely, dark, haunted, and haunting debut poetry collection, Marquette’s ragged, sometimes very long lines can seem to be careening out of control, except that their subjects—childhood memories of a brother and […]

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