Kirkus Best Nonfiction of 2021

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best Nonfiction of 2021! HOMO IRREALIS: Essays by André AcimanCAREFREE BLACK GIRLS: A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture by Zeba BlayUNBOUND: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement by Tarana BurkeLETTERS TO CAMONDO by Edmund de WaalENTERTAINING RACE: Performing Blackness in America by […]

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Extra! Extra!: October 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The New York Times dives into MY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, THE NEIGHBOR’S SECRET by L. Alison Heller, LASERWRITTER II by Tamara Shopsin, THE BOOK OF HOPE by Jane Goodall, THE END OF BIAS by Jessica Nordell, THE DAYS OF AFREKETE by Asali Solomon, […]

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Extra! Extra!: September 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Jonathan Franzen is taking a more compassionate stance toward his characters—and himself, he tells the Wall Street Journal. NPR talks MISFITS by Michaela Coel, INTO THE FOREST by Rebecca Frankel, ON FREEDOM by Maggie Nelson, CIVILIZATIONS by Laurent Binet, BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/8/21)

The start of the #MeToo movement + an essential book of thought and culture + essays on race and power = this nonfiction round-up. UNBOUND: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement by Tarana Burke 3 starred reviews! “An unforgettable page-turner of a life story rendered with endless grace and […]

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3 Stars for UNBOUND

Tarana Burke’s memoir UNBOUND: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement has received THREE starred reviews! “A soul-baring memoir by one the most significant social activists of the past two decades… An unforgettable page-turner of a life story rendered with endless grace and grit.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “In this powerful […]

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Megan Rapinoe Picks UNBOUND for The Call In Book Club

Soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe is launching a monthly book club, and her inaugural pick is Tarana Burke’s memoir, UNBOUND! Read more about the book club and how you can participate here. Praise for UNBOUND: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement: “A soul-baring memoir by one the most significant social […]

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Kirkus’ 150 Most Anticipated Fall Books

The smart folks at Kirkus Reviews have picked the 150 books you’ll want on your shelves this Fall! HOW TO WRESTLE A GIRL by Venita BlackburnCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenAPPLES NEVER FALL by Liane MoriartyBEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally RooneyFIGHT NIGHT by Miriam ToewsTODAY A WOMAN WENT MAD IN THE SUPERMARKET: Stories by Hilma […]

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PW Fall 2021 Announcements

Publishers Weekly released their Fall 2021 Announcements! Here are the Macmillan titles that should be on your radar: Art, Architecture & Photography CREATION: Art from the Beginning by John-Paul StonardTHE LOFT GENERATION: From the de Koonings to Twombly: Portraits and Sketches, 1942–2011 by Edith Schloss Audio BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney, read […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/29/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona WardISBN 9781250812629 | on sale 9/28/21 “There’s a creeping sense of something off with every member of the cast, even as Ward immerses the reader in each of their hyperfocused points-of-view. Subtle clues scattered throughout make terrifying […]

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New E-galleys (6/14/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE POWER OF WOMEN: Learning from Resilience to Heal Our World by Denis MukwegeISBN 9781250769190 | on sale 11/2/21 From Nobel laureate, world-renowned doctor, and noted human rights activist Dr. Denis Mukwege comes an inspiring […]

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