Glenn Frankel’s history of the controversial Oscar-winning film that signaled a dramatic shift in American popular culture has received FOUR starred reviews! SHOOTING MIDNIGHT COWBOY: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark ClassicISBN 9780374209018On sale 3/16/21 “Midnight Cowboy is an acknowledged classic of American cinema, and Frankel provides us with the context […]
Meet the Author, er, Raconteur: John Waters
Acclaimed spinner-of -yarns and overall cool dude John Waters shares more of himself in MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder. No one knows more about everything—especially everything rude, clever, and offensively compelling—than John Waters. The man in the pencil-thin mustache, auteur of the transgressive movie classics Pink Flamingos, Polyester, the original Hairspray, […]
Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles
Did you know that October is National Reading Group Month? It’s true! This weekend, Anne will participate in Ocean County Library’s “Book Discussion Leaders Tea” event where she’ll share these book club picks: Bestsellers THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts Literary THEY […]
Happy #BookBday (1/10/17 Edition)
Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! LOTUS by Lijia Zhang This “compelling” (Publishers Weekly) debut novel follows a young Chinese woman as she defies her fate and escapes to the neon lights of Shenzhen and all it holds for her—be it love, danger, or destiny. “With expert pacing and description, Zhang vividly draws […]
Friday Reads: Movie Tie-In Edition
Lots of Macmillan books are making their way from page to screen this fall: THE REVENANT by Michael Punke This tale of retribution on the American Frontier when a fur trapper is mauled by a bear and left for dead stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, and was directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu who won an […]
Monday Fun Day! (1/9/2012 Edition)
Aaaand it's Monday, again! Welcome back to the work week, friends.
Grab a coffee and we'll give you a quick briefing on what we're excited about this week.
- Nevada Barr fans will be stoked to go back to the beginning of Anna Pigeon's adventures in THE ROPE, the series prequel coming out this week!
- Janet Evanovich fans are undoubtedly planning on hitting the theater this month to see Katherine Heigl star as Stephanie Plum in the film adaptation of ONE FOR THE MONEY. Be prepared for renewed interest in the series with the movie tie-in edition! And watch the trailer here.
- Dune fans will undoubtedly stop by the sci-fi shelves looking for the next installment, SISTERHOOD OF DUNE. Listen to an audio excerpt on Tor.com.
- We also wanted to share this lovely sunset taken from the flatiron office with you, care of @MinotaurBooks: