THE FORRESTS by Emily Perkins
HHhH by Laurent Binet
THE HOUSE I LOVED by Tatiana de Rosnay
THE HUNGER ANGEL by Herta Müller
IGNORANCE by Michèle Roberts
JACK HOLMES AND HIS FRIEND by Edmund White
A LADY CYCLIST’S GUIDE TO KASHGAR by Suzanne Joinson
THE LIGHT OF AMSTERDAM by David Park
MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks
MR. PENUMBRA’S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan
MY STRUGGLE: Book 1 by Karl Ove Knausgaard
PAINTER OF SILENCE by Georgina Harding
A POSSIBLE LIFE by Sebastian Faulks
THE TELEPORTATION ACCIDENT by Ned Beauman
TRAVELER OF THE CENTURY by Andrés Neuman
Happy Monday, librarians! Here are a couple fun things to get your week started:
- Grammar Girl is here to help you help your patrons get work! She wrote up a few very handy hints for résumé building here on the blog. Oh, and there's a signed books giveaway, too!
"Karen Nieto is a remarkable character, and Mexican playwright/poet Sabina Berman's rendering of her unusual voice and personality in ME, WHO DOVE INTO THE HEART OF THE WORLD is equally remarkable. [...]
"A beautifully written, emotionally affecting debut featuring a protagonist whose 'different abilities' include surprising and charming the reader."
- And finally, A LADY CYCLIST'S GUIDE TO KASHGAR may have come out back in May, but it's still bicycle season, so we're still thinking about it!
It's a Monday morning Macmillan party and you're invited, my friend!
- Can you believe it? ALA Annual is almost here! Add our events to your schedule now: The Great Non-Fiction Read-Alike! Book Battle II: The Sequel! Author signings! Glitter stars! Tea!
- The Locus Award winners were announced this weekend and we're delighted to see that Ellen Datlow was awarded Best Editor and Tor was awarded Best Publisher—woohoo! See all of the 2012 Locus Award winners here.
- The LA Times published their extensive 2012 Summer Reading Guide including some excellent picks from Macmillan including:
History and Biography Reads:
Young Adult & Children:
This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers
The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda
- For those of you curious about the inner workings of Macmillan, you may be interested in reading "Reorganization at Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck."
- And finally, can somebody get this pup a sandwich already?!Read more