Three Stars for THE ADDRESS BOOK

Deirdre Mask’s THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power has received 3 starred reviews! “Engaging, illuminating, and with highly relevant current subject matter, this book is recommended for all readers, especially fans of popular history and politics.”–Library Journal, starred review “This evocative history casts its subject in a whole […]

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Women 2020: Philanthropy and Politics (2/10/20)

Today’s Women 2020 spotlight is a blast from the past with the biography of a defiant tobacco heiress turned modern philanthropist and an autobiography from the female lawyer at the center of the Watergate scandal. THE SILVER SWAN: In Search of Doris Duke by Sallie Bingham “Fiercely private and skilled in conducting her extraordinary philanthropic […]

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Happy #PubDay + Historical Spotlight (1/14/20)

Princesses seeking safety during WWII + the story of a young feminist a century ahead of her time (with some Jane Austen mixed in) = today’s historical #pubday party! THE SECRET GUESTS by Benjamin Black “Black’s lucid prose is the perfect foil for tangled politics, old hatreds, unsolved crimes, the threat to Irish neutrality, and […]

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Drop-In Alert: OUR TIME IS NOW

On June 9, 2020, Henry Holt and Co. will publish beloved national leader Stacey Abrams’ OUR TIME IS NOW: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America, an empowering blueprint to ending voter suppression, reclaiming identity, and reshaping progressive politics. Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of […]

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Happy #PubDay (11/05/19)

Happy #PubDay (11/05/19)

Prophecies gone awry, a dark ode to womanhood, and a world of music & unexpected fame–all in today’s #PubDay celebration. FATE OF THE FALLEN by Kel Kade “Kade’s exciting disregard for convention makes for a world where everything is possible and no one is safe. This is a series to watch.”–Publishers Weekly THE WORST KIND […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/30/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/30/19)

How to fight back for fundamental American rights + all about every zodiac sign + the Radical Right = this week’s #NonfictionRoundUp WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU: How Police and Government Are Trampling Our Liberties – and How to Take Them Back by David Kirby “Kirby names names, brings receipts, and delivers a remarkably apolitical […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/18/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (9/18/19)

A fresh look on climate change, a poet’s take on illness in contemporary America, an illustrated guide to American history, and the memoir of America’s most famous whistleblower… welcome to this week’s nonfiction round-up! PERMANENT RECORD by Edward Snowden “Snowden’s many admirers will find his saga both captivating and inspiring.”–Publishers Weekly WE ARE THE WEATHER: […]

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Nonfiction Spotlight: LEARNING FROM THE GERMANS (8/28/19)

Nonfiction Spotlight: LEARNING FROM THE GERMANS (8/28/19)

In today’s nonfiction spotlight, we learn about confronting the evils of the past with Susan Neiman’s LEARNING FROM THE GERMANS: Race and the Memory of Evil. In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the contested memories they evoke, Susan Neiman’s LEARNING FROM THE […]

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Drop-In Alert: FREE, MELANIA

Drop-In Alert: FREE, MELANIA

On December 3, 2019, Flatiron Books will publish the first behind-the-scenes look at the life of the most enigmatic First Lady in U.S. history, FREE, MELANIA by CNN reporter Kate Bennett. Melania Trump is an enigma. Regardless of your political leanings, she is fascinating–a First Lady who, in many ways, is the most modern and […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019

This Fall certainly has some whoppers! Publishers Weekly has selected their most anticipated books of the season, including these Macmillan titles: FictionFIND ME by André Aciman Science Fiction/Fantasy/HorrorNINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo Comics/Graphic NovelsMAKING COMICS by Lynda Barry Literary Essays/Criticism/BiographiesHUMAN RELATIONS AND OTHER DIFFICULTIES: Essays by Mary-Kay Wilmers Politics/Current EventsTRANSACTION MAN: The Rise of the […]

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