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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Booklist’s Best Books of 2016

Booklist’s Best Books of 2016

Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice picks for 2016, and they include 12 Macmillan titles: Booklist Editors’ Choice: Adult Books, 2016 (full list) MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King King, a master at illuminating overlooked facets of art history, tells the full, wondrous, and poignant story of Monet’s […]

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2017 Carnegie Medals Longlist

2017 Carnegie Medals Longlist

We’re thrilled to have 7 nominees on the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist! Fiction THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell Nonfiction MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by […]

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Nonfiction Stars

Nonfiction Stars

The stars are aligning for these forthcoming nonfiction titles: OF ARMS AND ARTISTS: The American Revolution Through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti — THREE STARS! “This is an impressive, ambitious undertaking, to tell the stories of five painters—Charles Willson Peale, John Singleton Copley, John Trumbull, Benjamin West, and Gilbert Stuart—while simultaneously showing how they were […]

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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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