Nonfiction Round-Up: Culture and Society (7/29/20)

A graphic novel about indigenous culture and history in America + an eye-opening breakdown of the issues of sexuality and gender identity in the world today + a history and investigation into the concept of character + the key to success as told by a Silicon Valley expert + a deeper look at our outrage […]

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Women 2020 (1/13/20)

Today’s spotlight kicks off the week with some fierce women who took the business world by storm. UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener From stuck, broke, and looking for meaning, to working at a big-data startup in Silicon Valley, Anna Wiener now tells her story as a woman in Silicon Valley’s startup culture. “Equal […]

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Maximum Shelf: UNCANNY VALLEY (9/4/19)

Maximum Shelf: UNCANNY VALLEY (9/4/19)

Today’s Maximum Shelf pick is Anna Wiener’s page-turning account of her time in Silicon Valley, UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir. In her mid-twenties, at the height of tech industry idealism, Anna Wiener—stuck, broke, and looking for meaning in her work, like any good millennial—left a job in book publishing for the promise of the new digital […]

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BookExpo 2019 Editors’ Buzz Picks

BookExpo 2019 Editors’ Buzz Picks

We’re thrilled to have two Macmillan titles chosen for BookExpo’s 2019 Editors’ Buzz panels: UNCANNY VALLEY by Anna WienerAvailable January 14, 2020 from Farrar, Straus and GirouxAdult Editor’s Buzz Panel SelectionThe prescient, page-turning account of Anna Wiener’s journey into Silicon Valley: a defining memoir of our digital age. Unsparing and fiercely intelligent, UNCANNY VALLEY is […]

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April 2018 Nonfiction

April 2018 Nonfiction

Add these amazing April nonfiction titles to your library’s shelves today: LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE by Sloane Crosley Also available in audio THREE starred reviews! The New York Times–bestselling author’s brand-new collection of essays is filled with her characteristic heart and punch-packing observations, but with a newfound coat of maturity. A thin coat. More of […]

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