Books published by Macmillan


The Idea of India

Macmillan | June 4, 1999 | 263 pages
Historical analysis explores the country's energy and unpredictibility in democracy, voting patterns, economic development, city and village cultures, and political identity  More Info

The Hare with Amber Eyes

Macmillan | August 2, 2011 | 354 pages
Traces the parallel stories of 19th-century art patron Charles Ephrussi and his unique collection of 264 miniature netsuke Japanese ivory carvings, documenting Ephrussi's relationship with Marcel Proust and the impact of the Holocaust on his cosmopolitan family. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.  More Info

The Chairs Are Where the People Go

Macmillan | July 5, 2011 | 192 pages
A lighthearted cultural assessment of the experience of working in and enjoying the entertainment venues of cities reveals what everyday aspects of life are saying about today's world, touching on subjects ranging from monogamy and party behavior to spam filters and loud music. Original. 15,000... 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

Hide-And-Seek Pig

Macmillan Children's Books | January 9, 2020 | 12 pages
Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Hide-and-Seek Pig by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Pig and Hen are playing hide-and-seek. But where on earth could Hen be? Can you lift the flaps and help... More Info

Postman Bear

Macmillan Children's Books | January 9, 2020 | 12 pages
Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Postman Bear by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Bear is writing letters to his friends. But what could his letters be about? Lift the flaps and join Frog,... More Info

Rabbit's Nap

Macmillan Children's Books | January 9, 2020 | 12 pages
Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Rabbit's Nap by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Rabbit is trying to get to sleep, but everyone is being so noisy. Lift the flaps and find out who is keeping... More Info

Fox's Socks

Macmillan Children's Books | January 9, 2020 | 12 pages
Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Fox's Socks by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Poor old Fox has lost his socks - can you help him find them? Are they in the kitchen or under the stairs? Are... More Info

Five Years of My Life

Macmillan | August 4, 2009 | 256 pages
The first former Guantanamo detainee to testify in Congress recounts how he was arrested without explanation in Pakistan while trying to attain his German citizenship and held for five years in spite of his innocence, an incarceration during which he was tortured and deprived of sleep. Reprint.... More Info

Killing Rage

Macmillan | October 15, 1996 | 277 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

A Small Place

Macmillan | April 28, 2000 | 81 pages
Professor:  Marie-Catherine Allard
Course Codes:  GINS 2020
The author of such books as At the Bottom of the River and My Brother returns to Antigua, the ten-by-twelve mile Caribbean island where she grew up, to explore the effects of colonialism. Reprint.  More Info

Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery

Macmillan | May 27, 2008 | 218 pages
Professor:  Aliesha Hosein
Course Codes:  ENGL 4975A
Semester:  Winter-20
Today millions of people are held in bondage around the world. This highly acclaimed collection of modern-day slave narratives - by seven former slaves and one slaveholder - exposes the shocking reality of how human trafficking thrives in the twenty-first century. From poverty stricken countries to... More Info

And Then It's Spring

Macmillan | February 14, 2012 | 32 pages
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green. By the Caldecott-winning artist of A Sick Day for Amos McGee.  More Info

Ruby Red Shoes Goes to Paris

Macmillan Children's Books | May 28, 2018 | 48 pages
Join Ruby Red Shoes on her second adventure: in Paris!Ruby Red Shoes and her grandmother are on holiday in Paris and Ruby is bubbling over with excitement as she explores. She practices her best French, eats buttered baguettes, and scoots about with a special new friend who shows her the sights.... More Info

Ruby Red Shoes: a Very Aware Hare

Macmillan Children's Books | May 28, 2018 | 48 pages
A modern-day Little Grey Rabbit for children everywhere, Ruby Red Shoes: A Very Aware Hare is a charming, heartwarming tale about a hare who treats everyone's feelings with great care.A little white hare who lives in a prettily painted caravan with her grandmother, Ruby is gentle, cheerful, and... More Info

This Is Gus

Macmillan Children's Books | August 8, 2019 | 32 pages
Gus is a very grumpy dog. He doesn't like much of anything, especially making new friends. So what will Gus do when a little puppy with a spring-in-his-step appears on the scene? Giggle away those grumps with This is Gus, a hilarious picture book written and illustrated by the fantastic Chris... More Info

Ottoline and the Purple Fox

Macmillan Children's Books | May 17, 2018 | 256 pages
Ottoline is back in Ottoline and the Purple Fox, a beautifully illustrated adventure from former Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell.Ottoline and Mr Munroe love puzzles, clues and mysteries. One day, they meet an enigmatic purple fox, who offers to take them on a night-time urban safari. The fox... More Info

Against Interpretation

Macmillan | August 25, 2001 | 312 pages
The author relates her theories of literary criticism to the total aesthetic experience.  More Info

The Trouble with Diversity

Macmillan | June 14, 2016 | 272 pages
“Michaels has written a bracing polemic that should quicken the debate over what diversity really means, or should mean, in academia and beyond.”—The New York Review of Books If there’s one thing Americans agree on, it’s the value of diversity. Our corporations vie for slots in the... More Info


Macmillan | October 1, 2005 | 944 pages
Having escaped an Australian maximum security prison, a disillusioned man loses himself in the slums of Bombay, where he works for a drug mafia kingpin, smuggles arms for a crime lord, forges bonds with fellow exiles, and finds love with an elusive woman. A first novel. Reprint.  More Info

Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall

Macmillan | August 21, 2002 | 240 pages
A lighthearted but insightful guide to raising adolescent children shows parents how to deal with teenagers living in a faster-paced, less morally certain world than the one they knew. Original. 50,000 first printing.  More Info

Defying Hitler

Macmillan | August 1, 2003 | 309 pages
A memoir on the rise of Nazism in Germany and the lives of ordinary German citizens between the two world wars finds the author witnessing such developments as the rise of the First Free Corps, the Hitler Youth movement and Stresemann years, and Hitler's coming to power. Reprint. 15,000 first... More Info

Mr. Gumpy's Outing

Macmillan | May 1, 2001 | 34 pages
When Mr. Gumpy decides to take a ride down the river, all the children and animals beg to join him on his excursion. On board pages.  More Info

Taking a Stand

Macmillan | September 27, 2011 | 246 pages
Juan Méndez 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

How to Be Alone

Macmillan | January 1, 2014 | 162 pages
In How to Be Alone, Sara Maitland asks how we have arrived in a culture that values individualism, personal autonomy, independence and fulfilment higher than ever before in human history - but at the same time is terrified of solitude. Delving in to history to answer this question, she examines our... More Info

My Husband and My Wives

Macmillan | October 2, 2012 | 256 pages
The author reflects on his life as a gay man who married three times, two times to women and once to a man and along the way fathered four children and grandfathered six.  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

One Country

Macmillan | August 21, 2007 | 240 pages
In a provocative new approach to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Jordanian-American son of Palestinian refugees proposes that there should be one state, shared by two peoples, discussing the political, economic, geographical, and social benefits of such a move. Reprint. 15,000 first... More Info

Power Systems

Macmillan | March 28, 2020 | 211 pages
Conducted from 2010 to 2012, this new collection of conversations explores the most immediate and urgent concerns, including the future of democracy in the Arab world, the implication of the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the breakdown of American mainstream political institutions. Original.  More Info


Macmillan | March 12, 2013 | 288 pages
"This new edition of MYTHOLOGIES is the first complete, authoritative English version of the French classic, Roland Barthes's most emblematic work"--  More Info

The Christmas Lights

Macmillan | October 30, 2018 | 400 pages
December 2018, and free-spirited influencers Bo Loxley and her partner Zac are living a life of wanderlust, travelling the globe and sharing their adventures with their millions of fans. Booked to spend Christmas in the Norwegian fjords, they set up home in a remote farm owned by enigmatic mountain... More Info

On the Way Home

Macmillan Children's Books | February 7, 2019 | 32 pages
Claire has hurt her knee so she sets off home to tell her mum all about it. On the way she meets her friends and tells them how the fall happened. But just how did it happen . . .? Was she dropped by a wolf, a slithering snake, an enormous dragon or a hairy gorilla?! By Jill Murphy, the author and... More Info

Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust

Macmillan | April 1, 2014 | 80 pages
"A grandmother shares the story of her experiences in WWII with her grandchild in this graphic novel for young readers"--  More Info