Happy Monday, library buds! We're passing on some excellent reading recommendations to you and your patrons from some very wise sources.
- Publishers Weekly said that this week you should be reading SUITABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: The Letters of J.F. Powers, 1942-1963 edited by Katherine A. Powers. "These vibrant letters, collected and edited by his daughter, Katherine, reveal a restless, promising writer and family man with a wry sense of humor and a hunger for literary camaraderie." See what else you should be reading this week.
- NPR recently reviewed THE BONE SEASON which they said was always difficult to do for a book with lots of the pre-pub hype. "So how is THE BONE SEASON? It's terrific—intelligent, inventive, dark, and engrossing enough to keep me up late to finish." Read more here.
- Lena Dunham wants YOU to read THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF NATHANIEL P.:
It's Sunday! Go curl up and read The Love Affairs of Nathanial P.
— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) August 18, 2013
- The New York Public Library tumbled an amazing video of librarians upholding library law to the tune of Beastie Boys' "Sabotage!"