2017 PEN Literary Awards Finalists

2017 PEN Literary Awards Finalists

UPDATE 3/28/17: Congratulations to our PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography winner: BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson! The PEN American Center announced the finalists for the 2017 PEN Literary Awards and they include 7 Macmillan titles: PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction HURT PEOPLE by Cote Smith PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award […]

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2017 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

2017 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

The PEN American Center announced the longlists for the 2017 PEN Literary Awards and they include 12 Macmillan titles: PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction DREAMLAND: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones PEN Translation Prize THE FOX WAS EVER THE HUNTER by Herta Muller MOONSTONE: The Boy Who Never Was by […]

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LJ’s First “Writes” of Spring 2016

LJ’s First “Writes” of Spring 2016

Library Journal‘s roundup of seasonal first novels includes these six “Literary Look-Sees” from Macmillan: EVERY ANXIOUS WAVE by Mo Daviau Hopwood Award–­winning author Daviau interweaves time travel, music, and love to good effect in her “mind-bending” debut. According to NPR, she delivers “a bittersweet, century-hopping odyssey of love, laced with weird science, music geekery, and heart-wrenching laughs…a […]

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Happy International Women Day!

Happy International Women Day!

March is Women’s History Month and today happens to be International Women Day! Ladies, we salute you, and we recommend these titles: BECAUSE OF SEX: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives at Work by Gillian Thomas EVERYDAY SEXISM by Laura Bates (also available in trade paperback) THE GEEK FEMINIST […]

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It’s a Groundhog #BookBday!

It’s a Groundhog #BookBday!

Happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, so that means we’re getting warmer weather soon. Until then, cozy up with these new books: THE YID by Paul Goldberg A February 2016 Indie Next pick and two starred reviews! “In this fantastical (and fantastic) debut novel by reporter and writer Goldberg, who immigrated to […]

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