Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist recently shared their Top 10 Biography reading lists of 2017*, including these five Macmillan titles: Top 10 Biographies (full list) BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson Jackson meticulously chronicles the struggle of the Sioux visionary and medicine man Black Elk to help his embattled people preserve their culture and traditions. […]

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Booklist’s Top Arts Books of 2016

Booklist’s Top Arts Books of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top Arts Books of 2016*, including these Macmillan titles, and Bill Ott gave a preview of IDENTITY UNKNOWN by Booklist‘s own Donna Seaman! Top 10 Arts Books: 2016 (full list) THE LONELY CITY: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing Laing imaginatively entwines memoir with profiles and astute […]

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Monet, Madames & the Mitford Sisters

Monet, Madames & the Mitford Sisters

Take a deep dive into the history of Monet, women in WWII Paris, and the Mitford Sisters in these three enthralling nonfiction titles: MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King A BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick with THREE starred reviews! “Best-selling King consummately meshes biography with art […]

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Stars for MAD ENCHANTMENT

Stars for MAD ENCHANTMENT

Reviewers are mad for Ross King’s MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies! This BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick has THREE starred reviews: “Best-selling King consummately meshes biography with art history as he turns the creation of one resounding masterpiece into a portal onto the artist’s life. Never before has the […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer THREE starred reviews! Foer’s “intensely imagined and richly rewarding”* new novel focuses on the unraveling of a Jewish-American family in Washington […]

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