CPL’s 2020 Best of the Best

The excellent folks over at the Chicago Public Library have picked their favorite books of 2020, and 19 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 20 LUSTER by Raven LeilaniTHE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel Best Adult Books THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskBLACKTOP […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2020

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2020, and 23 Macmillan titles + 3 audiobooks made the list! Crime Fiction BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise PennyTHE MOUNTAINS WILD by Sarah Taylor Stewart Horror RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkTHE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy DavidsonTHE LIVING DEAD by George […]

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Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2020

Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of 2020 are here, and 24 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 10 THE ADDRESS BOOK: A Hidden History of Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskTHE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu MooreTHE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM by Héctor TobarA SAINT FROM TEXAS by Edmund White […]

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FSG Author Louise Glück Wins the 2020 Nobel Prize

A hearty congratulations goes out to 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Louise Glück, praised for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” (Nobel Prize Press Release) Louise Glück’s writings: AMERICAN ORIGINALITY: Essays on PoetryFAITHFUL AND VIRTUOUS NIGHT: PoemsPOEMS 1962-2012A VILLAGE LIFE: Poems and more! […]

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2020 National Book Award Longlist + Finalists

The 2020 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and 5 Macmillan titles are in the running! Update: And now 2 titles are finalists! Nonfiction IS RAPE A CRIME?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto by Michelle BowdlerOWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan […]

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Core E-book Collections: Pride (6/1/20)

June is pride month and we are celebrating with e-books! Check out this curated selection from voices near and far… FICTION DESERT BOYS by Chris McCormick    I’VE A FEELING WE’RE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE: The “Buddies” Cycle by Ethan Mordden    DANCER by Colum McCann BLACK DEUTSCHLAND by Darryl Pinckney THE HOURS by Michael […]

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2019 LA Times Book Prize Winners

Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2019 Los Angeles Times Book Prize winners! Fiction: THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner (ISBN 9780374277789, available now)Graphic Novel/Comics: THE HARD TOMORROW by Eleanor Davis (ISBN 9781770463738, available now)Poetry: DEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky (ISBN 9781555978310, available now) […]

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Library Journal Editors’ Spring Picks 2020

Now that Spring is basically right around the corner, check out what forthcoming books the Library Journal editors are excited about in their Editors’ Spring Picks 2020! CATRACHOS: Poems by Roy G. Guzmán A name for the people of Honduras, Catrachos is a term of solidarity and resilience. In these unflinching, riveting poems, Roy G. […]

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2020 PEN America Literary Award Finalists

Congrats to Macmillan’s PEN America Literary Award finalists! PEN/Jean Stein Book Award THE UNDYING: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care by Anne BoyerDEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitch PEN Open Book Award BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez […]

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NBCC 2019 Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle has released their finalists for the outstanding books of 2019, and Macmillan has five titles on the list! Criticism ESSAYS ONE by Lydia Davis Fiction THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner Nonfiction OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Reimagining Gay Men’s Lives by Walt OdetsNO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About […]

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