Starred Review Round-Up (3/16/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY by Jenny Tinghui ZhangISBN 9781250811783 | on sale 4/5/22 An Indie Next pick! “Zhang delves into the history of violence and prejudice against Chinese people in the U.S. with her debut, a lyrical and sweeping Bildungsroman…The result is fierce and […]

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2022 Lambda Literary Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Awards honor the best in LGBTQ books, and this year’s finalists include 12 Macmillan titles! Lesbian Fiction HOW TO WRESTLE A GIRL by Venita Blackburn Gay Fiction 100 BOYFRIENDS by Brontez PurnellBRICKMAKERS by Selva Almada Transgender Fiction SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-Chan LGBTQ Nonfiction GIRLHOOD by Melissa FebosLET THE […]

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2022 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

Congratulations to our 2022 PEN America Literary Awards finalists: PEN/Jean Stein Book AwardTHE TREES by Percival Everett PEN Open Book AwardNAMES FOR LIGHT: A Family History by Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut NovelDEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn Ferrell PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the EssayHOMO IRREALIS: Essays by André Aciman PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry CollectionYELLOW […]

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2022 ALA Awards Roundup

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for RUSA’s various reading lists this year! The 2022 selections of the Reading List is an annual best-of list comprising eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A shortlist of honor titles, up to 4 per genre, was also announced. For […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2021

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2021, and 17 Macmillan titles made the list! CRIME FICTION RAZORBLADE TEARS by S. A. Cosby HORROR THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona Ward LITERARY FICTION ONCE THERE WERE WOLVES by Charlotte McConaghy POP FICTION L.A. WEATHER by María Amparo Escandón SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY A SPINDLE SPLINTERED […]

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PW Best Books of 2021

Announcing the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2021! Top 10 SECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskDIRTY WORK: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal PressSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction CROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenDEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellOUTLAWED by Anna North Mystery/Thriller THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie […]

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Author Spotlight: Louise Glück (10/6/21)

Louise Glück, 2020 Nobel Prize winner, has a magnificent and haunting touch in her poetry. This newest collection of poems returns to themes of morality, nature, and ageing. WINTER RECIPES FROM THE COLLECTIVE: Poems “In her first new collection since being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2020, Glück returns to themes of mortality […]

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2021 National Book Award Longlists

The 2021 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and we have 5 titles in the running! Fiction ZORRIE by Laird HuntABUNDANCE by Jakob Guanzon Nonfiction THE FREE WORLD: Art and Thought in the Cold War by Louis Menand Poetry THE WILD FOX OF YEMEN by Threa Almontaser Translated Literature THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (7/30/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: NEVER SAY YOU CAN’T SURVIVE by Charlie Jane AndersISBN 9781250800015 | on sale 8/17/21 “Let Anders introduce you to the imaginary friends whose stories need to be told; provide you with tools to defeat enemies like imposter syndrome; and show you the many varied lifelines […]

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2021 Pulitzer Prizes

Congratulations to our 2021 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists! Fiction Finalist: TELEPHONE by Percival Everett History Finalist: THE DEVIANT’S WAR: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America by Eric Cervini Poetry Winner: POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM by Natalie Diaz Feature Writing Winner: Mitchell S. Jackson, who will publish JOHN OF WATTS (2024) with FSG, for […]

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