Nonfiction Round-Up (5/15/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (5/15/19)

For this week’s nonfiction round-up, we celebrate a family memoir and a nautical history! THE DEER CAMP: A Memoir of a Father, a Family, and the Land that Healed Them by Dean Kuipers “Lushly detailed and full of eco-devotion, this candid narrative has much to say about human beings bearing burdens, coping, and aiding one […]

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We’re Seeing Stars!

We’re Seeing Stars!

Holy starred reviews, Batman! Check out these forthcoming titles that earned two starred reviews! THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake “This novel sets out to be more than a juicy family saga—it aims to depict the moral evolution of a part of American society. Its convincing characters and muscular narrative succeed on both counts.”–Kirkus Reviews, […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2015

New York Times Notable Books of 2015

The gray lady picked 20 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips An administrative worker’s experiences pose existential questions in Phillips’s riveting, drolly surreal debut novel. CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine A meditation, in prose poems, images and essays, on what it means to be black in our racially […]

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