Washington Post’s Best Books of 2017

Washington Post’s Best Books of 2017

Huzzah! 16 Macmillan titles made the Washington Post‘s Best Books of 2017 lists! Best Books 2017 (full list) I WAS TOLD TO COME ALONE: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet Notable Fiction (full list) 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster THE DARK FLOOD RISES by Margaret Drabble HER BODY AND […]

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Stars for “Daughters” & “Doom”

Stars for “Daughters” & “Doom”

We’re seeing stars for these new and forthcoming nonfiction titles: THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg A finalist for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction! “Ellsberg’s brilliant and unnerving account makes a convincing case for disarmament and shows that the mere existence of nuclear weapons is […]

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Joni Mitchell (Book) Mania!

Joni Mitchell (Book) Mania!

The weekend is nearly here and we’ve got Joni Mitchell mania for our #FridayReads: RECKLESS DAUGHTER: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell by David Yaffe An intimate new biography of Joni Mitchell, drawing on interviews with childhood friends and the cast of famous characters (Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Leonard Cohen, David Crosby, and more) with whom […]

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New York Times Summer Reading Recommendations

New York Times Summer Reading Recommendations

The gray lady recently revealed several Summer 2017 reading lists in mystery, horror, graphic novels, and more, including these 10 Macmillan titles: True Crime (full list) In his lively literary biography ARTHUR AND SHERLOCK: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes, Michael Sims traces the real-life inspiration for the first “scientific detective” to the renowned […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: October 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the October 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due August 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides “Pulitzer Prize winner Eugenides, whose novels have also been runners-up for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

These ten Macmillan titles are some of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017: Fiction BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer In a future strewn with the cast-off experiments of an industrial laboratory known only as the Company, a scavenger named Rachel survives alongside her lover, Wick, a dealer of memory-altering beetles with whom she takes […]

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Books for Dads & Dudes

Books for Dads & Dudes

Father’s Day is coming up this weekend! Here are some books for the dads (and dudes) in your life: RAISING MEN: Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons by Eric Davis Using a unique blend of discipline, leadership, adventure, and grace, Eric and his SEAL brothers share lessons about how […]

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Friday Reads: Music Books

Friday Reads: Music Books

Rock out with these books about music: UPROOT: Travels in 21st-Century Music and Digital Culture by Jace Clayton The writer and artist DJ/rupture guides this world tour of music and technology in an age of radical freedom and interconnectivity. “In this exhilarating book, Clayton, aka DJ Rupture, guides readers on an international tour of various […]

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