Marilynne Robinson’s JACK Is Available on Edelweiss!

Marilynne Robinson fans, rejoice! JACK, the final installment in the Gilead novels, is now available to download as an e-galley from Edelweiss! Marilynne Robinson’s mythical world of Gilead, Iowa—the setting of her novels GILEAD, HOME, and LILA, and now JACK—and its beloved characters have illuminated and interrogated the complexities of American history, the power of […]

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The BIG Book Club Resource Guide

The BIG Book Club Resource Guide

Ready to rev up your library’s book club? Great! We’ve got a TON of resources to help: Reading Group Gold is the destination for reading group news, sweepstakes and giveaways, early copies of upcoming books, and reading guides for select titles from Macmillan. You can also sign up for their newsletter. Our “One Book, One […]

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Macmillan’s 175th Anniversary

Macmillan’s 175th Anniversary

“If a large tree grows from this small seed we shall be grateful.” — Daniel Macmillan, London, 1843 “What Alexander handed down… was a tradition or, more truly, a marked character…” — Charles Morgan, The House of Macmillan, 1943 Macmillan is celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2018, starting with a celebratory toast at this year’s […]

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PBS’s “The Great American Read”

PBS’s “The Great American Read”

Have you heard about “The Great American Read” yet? It’s an eight-part series airing on PBS, starting May 22, that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). Here are the Macmillan titles included: DUNE by Frank Herbert GILEAD by Marilynne […]

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Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Best of 2017 has come and gone, now here are the most anticipated books of 2018, according to major media: Entertainment Weekly — 50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018 THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert One of the most anticipated debuts of the year — having set off an auction frenzy — […]

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Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Well, only you know what your library’s book club is reading next, but we will happily share these expert suggestions: The NEA Big Read recently expanded their selection to “offer a selection of books that is contemporary, diverse, and relevant to our times.” Their Macmillan picks are: CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine GILEAD […]

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2016 PEN Literary Awards Shortlist

2016 PEN Literary Awards Shortlist

The PEN American Center revealed the shortlists for their 2016 PEN Literary Awards and half of the longlisted Macmillan titles made the cut! PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS by Marilynne Robinson PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing THE DOMINO DIARIES by Brin-Jonathan Butler PEN Translation Prize THE BLIZZARD […]

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2016 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

2016 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

This week the PEN American Center announced the longlists for the 2016 PEN Literary Awards and they include 6 Macmillan titles: PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS by Marilynne Robinson PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award SPOOKY ACTION AT A DISTANCE by George Musser PEN Open Book Award (For […]

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2015 Thanksgiving Reads

2015 Thanksgiving Reads

Thanksgiving is almost here! After all the cooking, cleaning and shopping, why not take a minute to relax and read? Here are 5 bestselling titles out now and 5 of our favorites coming out in 2016 that you can read and recommend: Available Now THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS by Marilynne […]

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PW Best Books of 2015

PW Best Books of 2015

We’re barely into November, yet signs of the year-end are already here: Starbucks busted out the red cups and Publishers Weekly is first out of the gate with their Best Books of 2015 list. Here are the Macmillan gems that made the cut: Top 10 IMPERIUM by Christian Kracht THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson Fiction […]

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