2021 National Book Award Longlists

The 2021 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and we have 5 titles in the running! Fiction ZORRIE by Laird HuntABUNDANCE by Jakob Guanzon Nonfiction THE FREE WORLD: Art and Thought in the Cold War by Louis Menand Poetry THE WILD FOX OF YEMEN by Threa Almontaser Translated Literature THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona […]

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3 Stars for DEAR CHILD

Romy Hausmann’s twisty English-language debut, DEAR CHILD, has received three starred reviews! “The multiple points of view and numerous plot twists sustain the breakneck pacing, but the book’s real power lies in the author’s insightful and sensitive portrayal of the characters involved in the tragedy. This darkly disturbing thriller definitely marks Hausmann as a writer […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/17/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Shatter the conventional standards of beauty for Black children in Kahran and Regis Bethencourt’s GLORY: Magical Visions of Black Beauty. Watch Talia’s full video here. An empty village + an abandoned baby + a documentary crew who finds more than […]

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Live Virtual Event with Romy Hausmann

Indies Introduce selection DEAR CHILD is author Romy Hausmann’s English-language debut novel, and we’re thrilled to have her appear in conversation with her translator Jamie Bulloch for a unique conversation about this twisty, suspenseful, psychological thriller. Wednesday, September 1612:30pm EST Register here. Event registrants will have the opportunity to enter to receive 1 of 50 […]

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2020 International Booker Prize Winner

Congratulations to 2020 International Booker Prize winner THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING! THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld; Translated from the Dutch by Michele HutchisonISBN 9781644450345, on sale now “Rijneveld’s International Booker Prize–shortlisted debut is not a novel for those expecting triumphal outcomes. Readers who can persist through the agonies of a family falling […]

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New E-galleys (7/6/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE GOOD SISTER by Sally HepworthISBN 9781250120953, on sale 4/13/21 From the outside, everyone might think Fern and Rose are as close as twin sisters can be: Rose is the responsible one, with a home […]

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Maximum Shelf: DEAR CHILD (3/25/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Romy Hausmann’s English language debut, a page-turning, internationally bestselling thriller that is GONE GIRL meets ROOM: DEAR CHILD. In a windowless shack in the woods, Lena and her two children live a life that follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time […]

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FSG Author Peter Handke Wins the 2019 Nobel Prize

FSG Author Peter Handke Wins the 2019 Nobel Prize

A hearty congratulations goes out to 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Peter Handke, praised for “an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.” (Nobel Prize Press Release) FSG’s president Jonathan Galassi says, “Handke is one of the great German prose stylists, who has spent his […]

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2019 Kirkus Prize Finalists

2019 Kirkus Prize Finalists

The 2019 Kirkus Prize finalists have been announced, and Macmillan has two titles in the running! TERRITORY OF LIGHT by Yuko Tsushima 2 starred reviews! A haunting, dazzling novel of loss and rebirth from one of the most significant contemporary Japanese writers. NO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us […]

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2018 Man Booker International Prize Finalist

2018 Man Booker International Prize Finalist

Macmillan is proud of our finalist for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world: LIKE A FADING SHADOW by Antonio Muñoz Molina, translated by Camilo A. Ramirez Longlisted title: THE SEVENTH FUNCTION OF LANGUAGE by Laurent Binet, translated by Sam Taylor The 2018 Man […]

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