Remembering Poet Tony Hoagland

Remembering Poet Tony Hoagland

Graywolf Press poet Tony Hoagland (1953–2018) succumbed to pancreatic cancer earlier this week, and to help commemorate his life in letters, we’ve compiled an Edelweiss collection of his poetry, including WHAT NARCISSISM MEANS TO ME, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and his most recent collection, PRIEST TURNED THERAPIST TREATS FEAR OF […]

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New Titles for the NEA Big Read Library

New Titles for the NEA Big Read Library

Each year the National Endowment for the Arts gathers new books to add to their NEA Big Read library, which is chock-full of titles sure to inspire fun opportunities and discussions for your community-wide reading programs. Today, the NEA Big Read committee announced six new books that will now be included, and we have three […]

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A LUCKY MAN + EYE LEVEL = NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTS!

A LUCKY MAN + EYE LEVEL = NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTS!

What did we JUST TELL YOU about our dear friends over at Graywolf???!! Well guess what? Graywolf now has TWO NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTS! WOO HOO!! The winners will be named on November 14. Fiction Nominee: Jamel Brinkley, A LUCKY MAN Poetry Nominee: Jenny Xie, EYE LEVEL  […]

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Winter/Spring 2019 Indies Introduce Debut Picks

Winter/Spring 2019 Indies Introduce Debut Picks

The American Booksellers Association’s Winter/Spring 2019 Indies Introduce Adult debut picks, honoring the top upcoming debuts (publishing between January and May 2019), include these Macmillan titles: LONG LIVE THE TRIBE OF FATHERLESS GIRLS: A Memoir by T Kira Madden Available March 5, 2019 Acclaimed literary essayist T Kira Madden’s raw and redemptive debut memoir is […]

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2018 National Book Awards Nominees

2018 National Book Awards Nominees

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles longlisted for the 2018 National Book Awards! Fiction A LUCKY MAN: Stories by Jamel Brinkley Nonfiction ONE PERSON, NO VOTE: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy by Carol Anderson Poetry EYE LEVEL: Poems by Jenny Xie Translated Literature WAIT, BLINK: A Perfect Picture of Inner Life by Gunnhild Øyehaug, […]

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Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

It’s important, now more than ever, to continue reading, reflecting, and engaging in open dialogue about the issues facing us all as a nation. Here are our picks to help you do just that: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming 2018 Alex […]

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July 2018 All-Stars

July 2018 All-Stars

Whether it’s literary fiction, mystery, poetry, or graphic novels, these books all have the same thing in common: multiple starred reviews! THE GOLDEN STATE by Lydia Kiesling “Kiesling’s intimate, culturally perceptive debut portrays a frazzled mother and a fractious America, both verging on meltdown. But perhaps best of all is her thought-provoking portrait of a […]

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Stars for MIRAGE

Stars for MIRAGE

We’re thrilled that Somaiya Daud’s YA sci-fi/fantasy debut, MIRAGE,  has received two starred reviews! “Readers are thrown right into this incredibly built world with fully developed cultures and characters. Daud expertly uses a sci-fi setting to explore issues within our own society, particularly the effects of colonization on both individuals and cultures as a whole. […]

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Day’s YA – MIRAGE

Hello, YA librarians! Whew! We’re back from ALA Annual and, with that, our 2018 conference season comes to a close! The past few months have been such a fun and wild ride, and we certainly ended on a high note. Speaking of ALA, some of you may have picked up this magical YA debut. If […]

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Publishers Weekly Spotlight on Somaiya Daud

Publishers Weekly Spotlight on Somaiya Daud

Somaiya Daud, author of MIRAGE (available August 28, 2018 from Flatiron Books and Macmillan Audio), was featured in Publishers Weekly earlier this month. In the feature, Daud discusses the role that her Moroccan heritage plays in the novel, specifically the inspiration she found in Moroccan poet Laabi Abdellatif. “‘I’d known that poetry could be and […]

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