Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Reading Roundup

Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Reading Roundup

Memorial Day weekend is here (hooray!) and we’re stacking our to-read piles with these major media-recommended books: Entertainment Weekly — Summer’s Must-Read Books BOUNDLESS by Jillian Tamaki Cartoonist Tamaki dazzles with her impressive range in this collection, marrying each short story to a different artistic style. Whether she’s writing and drawing about the pitfalls of […]

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2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for their best books of 2016, including these nine Macmillan titles: Autobiography IN GRATITUDE by Jenny Diski THE SONG POET: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia Yang Biography BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson GUILTY THING: A Life of Thomas […]

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NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Well, only you know what your library’s book club is reading next, but we will happily share these expert suggestions: The NEA Big Read recently expanded their selection to “offer a selection of books that is contemporary, diverse, and relevant to our times.” Their Macmillan picks are: CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine GILEAD […]

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New Nonfiction – May 2016

New Nonfiction – May 2016

ONEIDA: From Free Love Utopia to the Well-Set Table by Ellen Wayland-Smith THREE STARRED REVIEWS! “This compelling narrative seamlessly threads the unlikely alliance between a ‘free love utopia’ and a household brand name. Fans of Joseph Ellis and David McCullough will appreciate this engrossing entry.” — Library Journal, starred review THE FIRE LINE: The Story […]

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