Books published by Macmillan

Insecurity of Freedom

Macmillan | January 1, 1963 | 324 pages
The Insecurity of Freedom is a collection of essays on Human Existence by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of our time, Abraham Joshua Heschel.  More Info

I Am Flying Into Myself

Macmillan | February 14, 2017 | 256 pages
A selection of Bill Knott's life work--testimony of his enduring "thorny genius" (Robert Pinsky).  More Info

The Odd Egg

Macmillan Children's Books | March 24, 2017 | 14 pages
Emily Gravett's gorgeous story in an eggcellent board book format!The perfect board book gift for Easter - with a cheeky twist!All the birds have eggs to hatch. All except Duck. When Duck is delighted to find an egg of his own to look after: it's the most beautiful egg in the whole world! But all... More Info

Orange Pear Apple Bear

Macmillan Children's Books | February 23, 2017 | 22 pages
An orange, a pear, an apple - and a bear. Deliciously simple. Perfectly fun.Delight in a beautifully realised and very funny exploration of colour, the relationship between different objects and the power of the imagination in this sturdy hardback board book version of the classic.Orange Pear Apple... More Info

Jack and Norman

Macmillan | February 21, 2017 | 256 pages
This is the story of an author and his apprentice. It is the story of literary influence and tragedy. It is also the story of incarceration in America. Norman Mailer was writing The Executioner’s Song, his novel about condemned killer Gary Gilmore, when he struck up a correspondence with Jack... More Info

The Quark and the Jaguar

Macmillan | September 15, 1995 | 392 pages
From one of the architects of the new science of simplicity and complexity comes an explanation of the connections between nature at its most basic level and natural selection, archaeology, linguistics, child development, computers, and other complex adaptive systems. Nobel laureate Murray... More Info


Macmillan | February 21, 2017 | 448 pages
As the debate about out-of-control policing heats up, an authority on constitutional law offers a provocative account of how our rights have been eroded In June 2013, documents leaked by Edward Snowden sparked widespread debate about secret government surveillance of Americans. Just over a year... More Info

Age of Anger

Macmillan | February 7, 2017 | 400 pages
One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American 'shooters' and ISIS to Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism... More Info

Station Island

Macmillan | January 1, 1986 | 124 pages
Poems deal with a pilgrim's spiritual journey, the story of an ancient Irish king, and children, nature, change, travel, mortality, and religion  More Info

Lose Your Mother

Macmillan | January 22, 2008 | 270 pages
Traces the history of the Atlantic slave trade by recounting a journey the author took along a slave route in Ghana, vividly dramatizing the effects of slavery on three centuries of African and African-American history.  More Info

Tears We Cannot Stop

Macmillan | April 4, 2017 | 208 pages
In the wake of yet another set of police killings of black men, Michael Eric Dyson wrote a tell-it-straight, no holds barred piece for the NYT on Sunday July 7: "Death in Black and White" (It was updated within a day to acknowledge the killing of police officers in Dallas). The response has been... More Info

Summer Birds

Macmillan | April 27, 2010 | 32 pages
Documents the work of a young girl, Maria Merian, who lived during the Middle Ages and disproved the theory of spontaneous generation by observing caterpillars as they spun cocoons and emerged as butterflies and moths in the spring. By the author of the Newbery Honor Book, The Surrender Tree.  More Info

Pablo Neruda

Macmillan | March 29, 2011 | 32 pages
Describes the life and times of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet.  More Info

A Great Reckoning

Macmillan | August 30, 2016 | 400 pages
Louise Penny takes us back to the deceptively peaceful village of Three Pines in the brilliant new novel in her series featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.  More Info

Time Was Soft There

Macmillan | September 19, 2006 | 260 pages
Traces the author's 1999 flight from mobsters in Canada to refuge in the Shakespeare and Co. book shop in Paris, where other aspiring writers and he worked in exchange for room and board and shared love, meager sustenance, and a struggle to keep the bookstore open. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.  More Info

Reports on the Internet Apocalypse

Macmillan | November 1, 2016 | 240 pages
"In this third and final installment of the Internet Apocalypse Trilogy, Gladstone, the would-be Internet Messiah, finds himself in exile from America, falsely accused of murder. Meanwhile, a government Special Agent is hot on his trail and has joined forces with a would-be Hollywood producer who... More Info

Taking a Stand

Macmillan | September 27, 2011 | 256 pages
"Juan Mâendez has experienced human rights abuse first hand. As a result of his work with political prisoners in the late 1970s, the Argentinean military dictatorship arrested, tortured, and held him for more than a year. During that time, Amnesty International adopted him as a "Prisoner of... More Info

Malcolm X

Macmillan | November 14, 2006 | 102 pages
Malcolm Little's transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the nation of Islam is captured in this thoroughly researched and passionately drawn graphic biography.  More Info

Awesome LEGO Creations with Bricks You Already Have

Macmillan | October 11, 2016 | 192 pages
LEGOs are great fun but expensive. This book creates hours of fun, new worlds and new toys from the collection of LEGOs kids already have. Each project includes a parts list so you can verify that you have all the pieces and even buy supplemental pieces if you want, but most projects avoid... More Info


Macmillan Collector’s Library | November 1, 2016 | 360 pages
One of the most influential and compelling books in American literature, "Walden" is a vivid account of the years that Henry D. Thoreau spent alone in a secluded cabin at Walden Pond. This edition--introduced by noted American writer John Updike--celebrates the perennial importance of a classic... More Info


Macmillan Collector's Library | November 1, 2016 | 768 pages
On board the whaling ship Pequod a crew of wise men and fools, renegades and seeming phantoms is hurled through treacherous seas by a crazed captain hell-bent on hunting down the mythic White Whale. Melville transforms the little world of the whale-ship into a crucible where mankind’s fears,... More Info

Killing Rage

Macmillan | October 15, 1996 | 288 pages
Twenty-three essays ponder such topics as psychological trauma among African Americans, black anti-Semitism, and friendships between black women and white women. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.  More Info

The Six

Macmillan | September 6, 2016 | 400 pages
Previously published: Take Six Girls. London: Head of Zeus, 2015.  More Info

A Christmas Carol

Macmillan Collector’s Library | November 1, 2016 | 144 pages
It's Christmastime, but Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old accountant, couldn't care less. Until he is visited in the night by three very special guests, who want to teach him the true value of Christmas. Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an... More Info

We Gon' Be Alright

Macmillan | September 13, 2016 | 208 pages
In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Who We Be) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. Through deep reporting with key activists and thinkers,... More Info

American Girls

Macmillan | June 7, 2016 | 304 pages
She was looking for a place to land. Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she's had it with her life at home. So Anna "borrows" her stepmom's credit card and runs away to Los Angeles, where her half-sister takes her in. But LA isn't quite the glamorous escape Anna had... More Info

Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? And When Can I Get a Hamster?

Macmillan | August 20, 1998 | 238 pages
Offers a guide to help divorcing parents ease the turmoil that children experience when a family is breaking up, showing effective ways to answer the questions that will arise  More Info

Before We Go Extinct

Macmillan | June 28, 2016 | 256 pages
After Sharkey's best friend commits suicide (or was it an accident?) in front of him, he spends the summer processing his grief on an abandoned beach resort island where his dad is the caretaker.  More Info


Macmillan | March 21, 2006 | 81 pages
Deals with the conflicts and thoughts of a young Jewish concentration-camp veteran as he prepares to assassinate a British hostage in occupied Palestine.  More Info

Ideas Are All Around

Macmillan | March 1, 2016 | 48 pages
In search of writing ideas, an author takes a walk with his dog around the neighborhood.  More Info

Small, Sweet, and Italian

Macmillan | September 17, 2013 | 208 pages
The pastry chef from Connecticut's Sweet Maria's Bakery presents dozens of classic and original Italian miniature treats, from cappuccino hazelnut cupcakes and mini jelly-filled bombolini to pannetone bread pudding and limoncello tartlets. By the author of The New Lasagna Cookbook.  More Info

The Lonely City

Macmillan | March 1, 2016 | 336 pages
"You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavor to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by thousands of strangers. The Lonely City is a roving cultural history of urban loneliness, centered on the ultimate city: Manhattan, that teeming island of gneiss,... More Info

Masters of Empire

Macmillan | December 8, 2015 | 416 pages
A radical reinterpretation of early American history from a native point of view In Masters of Empire, the historian Michael McDonnell reveals the pivotal role played by the native peoples of the Great Lakes in the history of North America. Though less well known than the Iroquois or Sioux, the... More Info


Macmillan | February 16, 2016 | 288 pages
"From the author of The Fever, a wide-ranging inquiry into the origins of pandemics Interweaving history, original reportage, and personal narrative, Pandemic explores the origins of epidemics, drawing parallels between the story of cholera-one of history's most disruptive and deadly pathogens-and... More Info

Who Rules the World?

Macmillan | May 10, 2016 | 320 pages
Examines "changing American power, the threats to democracy, and the future of the global order"--Dust jacket flap.  More Info

Edible Numbers

Macmillan | April 26, 2016 | 30 pages
A follow-up to Edible Colors presents an eye-catching sequence of brightly colored foods displayed in incremental quantities that help young children practice counting up to 12.  More Info

The Devil's Teeth

Macmillan | May 30, 2006 | 291 pages
A journalist describes how her fascination with great white sharks led her to Southeast Farallon Island, a remote island off the California coast, and to a group of biologists who study these fearsome, frequently misunderstood predators of the sea. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.  More Info


Macmillan | April 5, 2016 | 336 pages
"In a future society where 'flawed' people who have committed crimes are branded with an F, a young girl takes a stand"--  More Info

Listen, Liberal

Macmillan | March 15, 2016 | 320 pages
A critical assessment of what the author believes to be the shortcomings of the Democratic party draws on years of research and firsthand reporting to argue that the party has failed to advance traditional liberal goals and has victimized the middle class.  More Info

Black Deutschland

Macmillan | February 2, 2016 | 304 pages
Jed--young, gay, black, out of rehab and out of prospects in his hometown of Chicago--flees to the city of his fantasies, a museum of modernism and decadence: Berlin. The paradise that tyranny created, the subsidized city isolated behind the Berlin Wall, is where he's chosen to become the figure... More Info

Green City

Macmillan | March 15, 2016 | 40 pages
"The story of Greensburg, Kansas, a town that rebuilt completely green after a deadly tornado"--  More Info

Paper Wishes

Macmillan | January 5, 2016 | 192 pages
Near the start of World War II, young Manami, her parents, and Grandfather are evacuated from their home and sent to Manzanar, an ugly, dreary internment camp in the desert for Japanese-American citizens.  More Info


Macmillan | February 9, 2016 | 368 pages
"In the tradition of No Logo and Empire, Postcapitalism is a sharply polemical but deeply analytical and historically informed account of the transition from capitalism to a new economic order"--  More Info

Primo Levi's Resistance

Macmillan | January 5, 2016 | 304 pages
"An investigation of Primo Levi's brief career as a fighter with the Italian Resistance in 1943, focusing particularly on an incident in which two young men sought to join his partisan group but were judged untrustworthy and summarily executed"--  More Info

The Future We Want

Macmillan | February 2, 2016 | 208 pages
A stirring blueprint for American equality, from the "breakout stars" (The New York Times) of the young new left The Occupy movement gave us energy and language, but its critics were quick to ask "What are the ideas?"The Future We Want is the answer. In a sharp, rousing collective manifesto,... More Info

How Not to Die

Macmillan | December 8, 2015 | 576 pages
From the physician behind the wildly popular website, How Not to Die reveals the groundbreaking scientific evidence behind the only diet that can prevent and reverse many of the causes of disease-related death. The vast majority of premature deaths can be prevented through simple... More Info

You're Here for a Reason

Macmillan | September 1, 2015 | 32 pages
How we all make a difference in the world, as celebrated by the beloved, bestselling Nancy Tillman. You're here for a reason. If you think you're not I would just say that perhaps you forgot... a piece of the world that is precious and dear would surely be missing if you weren't here. If not for... More Info

The Gruffalo's Child

Macmillan Children's Books | September 29, 2015 | 32 pages
A mini hardback gift edition of The Gruffalo's Child - one of the world's favourite picture books.This classic snowy adventure featuring everyone's favourite characters from the deep dark wood has delighted children and adults around the world for more than ten years.  More Info

Wendel and the Robots

Macmillan Children's Books | October 22, 2015 | 32 pages
Crazy inventions, mad robots and a stupendous battle!If his inventions go wrong, Wendel just throws them away and starts again. So when Clunk, his robot assistant, fills the sock drawer with cups and saucers and makes tea in a Wellington boot, Wendel throws him on the scrapheap and makes himself a... More Info


Macmillan | March 1, 2016 | 256 pages
"First published in 2015 by Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Vintage/ Penguin Random House UK, London"--Title page verso.  More Info