Fall 2021 Drop-In: THE VACCINE

This Fall, the dramatic story of the married scientists who founded BioNTech and developed the first vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic will be told in THE VACCINE: Inside the Race to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic. Written by Financial Times journalist Joe Miller with contributions from Dr. Sahin and Dr. Türeci–BioNTech founders and first to produce […]

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Happiness for Librarians

Catherine Gildiner, author of GOOD MORNING, MONSTER: A Therapist Shares Five Heroic Stories of Emotional Recovery, shared with us five ways for coping and maybe even finding happiness during a Pandemic. We’ll be sharing one tip every day this week. So without further ado… welcome, Catherine! As a psychologist I like to look at things […]

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Author Spotlight: Michael Greger (8/31/20)

The New York Times bestselling author of HOW NOT TO DIE takes a timely look at the viruses that cause a pandemic. As the world continues to learn of COVID19’s impacts, Dr. Greger analyzes what we can do to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and society. HOW TO SURVIVE A PANDEMIC by Michael Greger, M.D., […]

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Stay Informed: Books on Pandemics

Are you looking for more information on the spread of disease throughout history and today? Check out Macmillan’s offerings on pandemics and more to stay informed. THE END OF EPIDEMICS: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It by Jonathan D. Quick, MD, with Bronwyn Fryer Duke Global Health Institute faculty member and […]

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2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2017 Book Prize finalists and we’ve got 11 nominees: Fiction WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell Mystery/Thriller THE NORTH WATER by Ian McGuire Current Interest CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence A RAGE FOR ORDER: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS by Robert F. […]

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Booklist’s Best Health & Science Books of 2016

Booklist’s Best Health & Science Books of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top 10 Health & Science reading lists of 2016*, including these five Macmillan titles: Top 10 Health and Medicine 2016 (full list) MORGUE: A Life in Death by Vincent J. M. DiMaio and Ron Franscell Medical examiner DiMaio, along with journalist Franscell, provides a peek into the often wild world of […]

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Happy #BookBday (4/21/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (4/21/15 Edition)

Today we wish a happy #BookBday to: THE BLONDES by Emily Schultz Schultz’s pandemic novel about a rabies-like disease carried only by blonde women is one of Kirkus Reviews’ April’s Best Bets and has THREE starred reviews, including this one from Library Journal: “Funny, horrific, and frighteningly realistic, Schultz’s second novel is a must read.” […]

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Friday Reads: Stars Edition

Friday Reads: Stars Edition

TGIF! We’ve got a couple novels with starred reviews to add to your TBR pile this weekend! THE BLONDES by Emily Schultz An epidemic of a rabies-like disease is carried only by blonde women, who all must go to great lengths to conceal their blondness. “A nail-biter that is equal parts suspense, science fiction, and […]

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