Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Today’s issue of Maximum Shelf Awareness is all about Picador! Learn about the imprint’s rich 20-year history and its stellar list of authors, including Paul Auster, Jeff Chang, Michael Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, Atul Gawande, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ann Leary, Hilary Mantel, Marilynne Robinson, Robin Sloan, Olen Steinhauer, Hector Tobar and Adelle Waldman, among others. […]

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Happy International E-Book Day!

Happy International E-Book Day!

Today is the second annual International Read an e-Book Day! Share the love on Twitter with the hashtag #eBookLove and tell us what your patrons are e-reading these days. Here’s what they’re e-reading* and loving from Macmillan: Top ten picks: THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah BEACH TOWN by Mary Kay Andrews EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES by […]

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2015 Man Booker Prize Longlist

2015 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Congratulations to all of the fantastic books on the 2015 Man Booker Prize longlist, especially these two titles from Farrar, Straus & Giroux: THE ILLUMINATIONS by Andrew O’Hagan LILA by Marilynne Robinson The shortlist will be announced on September 15 and the winner will be revealed on October 13. Click here to see the full […]

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What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

Based on our stats, your patrons are downloading mystery, history, and contemporary fiction!* Here are their top ten picks: KILLING PATTON by Bill O’Reilly ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell BETRAYED by Lisa Scottoline LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny BEING MORTAL by Atul Gawande LILA by Marilynne Robinson THE […]

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March Medals Madness!

March Medals Madness!

It’s March Madness and we’ve got brackets on the brain! We’re excited to see Arizona and North Carolina in the Sweet Sixteen, but we’re even MORE jazzed about ALA’s March Medals Madness where you can vote to predict the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction for a chance to win books […]

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2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

Last night Macmillan rocked the 2014 National Book Critics Circle awards and won in three categories! AUTOBIOGRAPHY CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT by Roz Chast FICTION LILA by Marilynne Robinson POETRY CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Congratulations to the winners! Click here to view the full list of awards.   […]

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What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

Based on our stats, your patrons are downloading mystery, history, and magical fiction!* Here are their top ten picks: KILLING PATTON by Bill O’Reilly ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny THE PERFECT WITNESS by Iris Johanson ENDER’S GAME by Orson Scott Card LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell LILA by […]

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Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Macmillan has 12 Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards! AUTOBIOGRAPHY: Roz Chast, “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” (Bloomsbury) Meline Toumani, “There Was and There Was Not” (Metropolitan Books) BIOGRAPHY: Ian S. MacNiven, “Literchoor Is My Beat”: A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Miriam Pawel, […]

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New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

AND Macmillan has 26 of ’em! 1. American Innovations 2. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher 3. Can’t and Won’t 4. Faithful and Virtuous Night 5. The Laughing Monsters 6. Lila 7.  The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013 8. Song of the Shank 9. 10:04 10. American Mirror 11. Being Mortal 12. Can’t We Talk About […]

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Kirkus Best Fiction Books of 2014

Kirkus Best Fiction Books of 2014

Macmillan, oh Macmillan, why must you steal nearly all the spots on Kirkus’ Best Fiction Books of 2014 list? Song of the Shank Steles of the Sky Monday, Monday Wolf in White Van American Innovations Afterparty Broadchurch The Last Illusion Valour & Vanity The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher The Long Way Home In the Light […]

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