Nonfiction Spotlight (08/16/17)

Nonfiction Spotlight (08/16/17)

Baseball, psychoanalysis, and literary luminaries are the stars of today’s Nonfiction spotlight: Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever by Kevin Cook “Entertaining, well-researched history…”–Publishers Weekly, starred review Freud: The Making of an Illusion by Frederick Crews “This thorough dismantling of one of modernity’s founding figures is […]

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PW Spring 2017 Announcements

PW Spring 2017 Announcements

Publishers Weekly looked into their crystal ball and predicted that these 98(!) Macmillan adult books will stand out in the first half of 2017: Art, Architecture & Photography (full list) THE SAGRADA FAMILIA: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece by Gijs van Hensbergen Out: July 25 This book chronicles the story of architect Antoni […]

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Starred Biographies

Starred Biographies

Happy Monday! Here are three fabulous biographies from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, all with MULTIPLE starred reviews: MR. & MRS. DISRAELI: A Strange Romance by Daisy Hay An unusual story of Victorian romance and politics, MR. & MRS. DISRAELI moves beyond the anecdotes to reveal the interior life of one of Britain’s most influential couples: Mary […]

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