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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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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