Happy Friday, librarians! We have two videos for you to cue up and enjoy over your lunch break today.
The first video is an episode of "Book Lust with Nancy Pearl" featuring Nancy in conversation with memoirist Paul Auster in which they talk about his latest, WINTER JOURNAL!
The second video is Shelf Awareness' Book Trailer of the Day for WE KILLED: The Rise of Women in American Comedy: A Very Oral History by Yael Kohen.
Be warned: The video itself is less that 2 minutes long, but time might get away from you as you spend the next few hours looking up clips from all your favorite comediennes...Read more
Look, guys! Look!
This morning Talia received her copy of the first title reissued in the Book Lust Rediscoveries series presented by none other than Nancy Pearl! Talia agreed to do a little modeling for me and show off this fancy new-again novel.
The book is A GAY AND MELANCHOLY SOUND by Merle Miller, it has a really lovely cover, and I for one can't get my eyes off of that handsome Book Lust Rediscoveries logo of Nancy's profile (far right). It's just so charming!Read more
Happy Monday, librarian friends!
"The author illuminates the lives of refugees, for whom safety in India is coupled with poverty and hard work, as well as on-going efforts to bring the Tibetan cause to the attention of world leaders. This book will appeal to teens interested in Tibetan Buddhism, as well as student activists interested in the Free Tibet movement."
- SFF twitter users rejoice! Today (Monday 11/14) Brandon Sanderson (@BrandSanderson) will be chatting with Tor (@torbooks) on Twitter at 1PM EST and you're invited. Just use the hastag #TorChat and jump on in with questions!
- Major congratulations to author Esi Edugyan for winning Canada’s 2011 Giller Prize. Picador will publish HALF-BLOOD BLUES this coming February.
- And finally, on your lunch break, check out Nancy Pearl's Book Lust interview with Jeffrey Eugenides! Video hosted here.Read more