Q&A with Jessica Nordell

In THE END OF BIAS: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias, author Jessica Nordell uncovers the unconscious bias in our everyday lives and shows how we can begin to remake ourselves and our world. But today she’s joined us to share about her connection to libraries! I understand you wrote a […]

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Fall 2021 Drop-In: THE VACCINE

This Fall, the dramatic story of the married scientists who founded BioNTech and developed the first vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic will be told in THE VACCINE: Inside the Race to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic. Written by Financial Times journalist Joe Miller with contributions from Dr. Sahin and Dr. Türeci–BioNTech founders and first to produce […]

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Spotlight on Science (4/21/21)

A curious tour of the universe + a novel about the nature of memory and confronting trauma + a scientific approach to the use of subtraction + an examination of influential ideas and the science that supports them = this spotlight on science. GENESIS: The Story of How Everything Began by Guido Tonelli 3 starred […]

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Nature and Animals (8/27/20)

A scientist tracks an elusive owl in eastern Russia + a world where animals deal with an all-too-familiar human landscape = today’s nature and animals round-up. OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght 2 starred reviews! “An American scientist chronicles his travels through […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/5/20)

The making of a modern American cinematic masterpiece, the electrifying works of literature that shaped a beloved writer’s life, research into the root causes of illness, and a funny and honest guide with a celebrity OB-GYN–all in today’s nonfiction round-up. THE BIG GOODBYE: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood by Sam Wasson 2 starred […]

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2020 PEN America Literary Award Longlist

Congrats to Macmillan’s PEN America Literary Award longlisters! PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitch PEN Open Book Award MY TIME AMONG THE WHITES: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith PEN/Diamondstein-Spielvodel Award for the Art of the Essay ESSAYS ONE by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (12/11/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (12/11/19)

The science behind long-term weight loss + Socialism for the skeptics + the true story of the Soviet intelligence operative nicknamed “the spy to end spies” = today’s nonfiction round-up. HOW NOT TO DIET: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss by Michael Greger Included in Publishers Weekly’s Fall 2019 Announcements! Discover the cutting-edge […]

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Amazon’s Best Books of 2019

Amazon’s Best Books of 2019

What. A. List! Check out Amazon’s Best Books of 2019! Amazon Editors’ Top 20 THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo Amazon Editors’ Top 100 THE NIGHT TIGER by Yangsze Choo MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake THE APOLOGY by Eve Ensler THE WHISPER MAN by […]

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Vote Now in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2019

Vote Now in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2019

Voting for the 11th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards is now open, and there are MANY Macmillan titles awaiting your votes! Fiction WHEN ALL IS SAID by Anne Griffin Mystery/Thriller THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim THE LOST MAN by Jane Harper THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides AN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/16)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/16)

The truth about Artificial Intelligence and the story of one of the world’s favorite musicians make up today’s nonfiction round-up. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A Guide for Thinking Humans by Melanie Mitchell “Mitchell gives us a history of artificial intelligence and a summation of its current state while asking pressing questions like how smart the best AI […]

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