April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month

Happy National Poetry Month! Celebrate with our recent award-winning titles: HALF-LIGHT: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart 2017 National Book Award Winner in Poetry 2017 Triangle Award Finalist (Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry) WHEREAS: Poems by Layli Long Soldier 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Winner for Poetry 2018 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award Winner […]

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March 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

March 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Our sales team created an Edelweiss collection of our month’s bestsellers and recently released titles — what a perfect collection development tool for you! Here are some of the top titles for March 2018: Recent Releases: THE SUN DOES SHINE: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton, with a […]

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2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Winners

2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award winners and honorees! Biography PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser Poetry WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier John McPhee (DRAFT NO. 4: On the Writing Process) is the recipient of the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. Named after the first president […]

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2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle honored three Macmillan authors and named seven of our titles as finalists for the 2017 NBCC Awards: Fiction THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott Nonfiction BORDER: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova Biography PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser Autobiography […]

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2018 PEN Literary Awards Nominees (& Winners!)

2018 PEN Literary Awards Nominees (& Winners!)

UPDATE 2/21/18: Congratulations to our 2018 PEN Literary Award winners: PEN/Jean Stein Book Award WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award THE BUTCHERING ART: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction Edmund White (THE UNPUNISHED VICE) […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2017

New York Times Notable Books of 2017

The gray lady picked 14 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry THE DARK FLOOD RISES by Margaret Drabble 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott SIX FOUR by Hideo Yokoyama TRANSIT by Rachel Cusk WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier Nonfiction AGE OF ANGER: A History […]

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Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017 lists include 12 Macmillan titles: Top Ten Books of 2017 (full list) THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott Mystery (full list) GLASS HOUSES by Louise Penny SF/Fantasy (full list) DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire AUTONOMOUS by Annalee Newitz Thrillers (full list) THE LOST ORDER by […]

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2017 National Book Award Finalists

2017 National Book Award Finalists

We’ve got the write stuff: FOUR Macmillan titles are shortlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards! Fiction HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado Poetry HALF-LIGHT: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier DON’T CALL US DEAD: Poems by Danez Smith Winners will be announced on November 15. #FingersCrossed! […]

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NBA Poetry Longlist

NBA Poetry Longlist

Next up from the National Book Awards is the poetry longlist: Frank Bidart, Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016  Layli Long Soldier, Whereas  Danez Smith, Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems Mai Der Vang, Afterland  […]

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Summer 2017 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

Summer 2017 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

The Summer 2017 Indie Next List for Reading Groups includes seven Macmillan titles! Top Ten SLEEPING ON JUPITER by Anuradha Roy ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders Small Bites 100 ESSAYS I DON’T HAVE TIME TO WRITE by Sarah Ruhl WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier […]

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