Maximum Shelf: BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU (8/2/21)

Yesterday’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick was BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of NORMAL PEOPLE and CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, […]

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Advance Access Event: Evan Osnos

Join author Evan Osnos in conversation with Eric Chinski, Editor-in-Chief of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Advance Access Event: Evan OsnosJuly 19th at 3PM EDTREGISTER NOW About the book: A dramatic, prescient examination of seismic changes in American politics and culture, WILDLAND is the story of a crucible, a period bounded by two shocks to America’s […]

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Extra! Extra!: June 2021 Book News

Here are all of the headlines you may have missed this month. Get your screams ready, the FEAR STREET trailer is here! I DON’T FORGIVE YOU, DARK HARVEST, FINDING FREEDOM and BAD LUCK BRIDESMAID to hit the big screen! Listen to the hilarious Jenny Lawson, herself! NPR looks at FULFILLMENT, THE SECOND, and THE HOLLY. […]

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Extra! Extra!: May Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The Washington Post takes on PLACES OF MIND by Timothy Brennan, BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson, and A LONELY MAN by Chris Power Oprah talks about WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?   A conversation with ANNA K’s Jenny Lee and TOKYO […]

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Extra! Extra!: April Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Clear your calendar! For four consecutive Fridays, join Oprah in conversation with Marilynne Robinson on AppleTV. Thomas Grattan’s THE RECENT EAST started in a subway car.  The Washington Post reviews OF WOMEN AND SALT The New York Times dives into FULFILLMENT by Alec […]

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Extra! Extra!: March 2021 Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. NPR reviews Gretchen Bakke’s THE GRID, Katie Engelhart’s THE INEVITABLE +  Elon Green’s LAST CALL.  TIME interviews Eliot Higgins about WE ARE BELLINGCAT.  Amazon interviews Chris Whitaker.  Read an excerpt of Jeff VanderMeer’s HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER.  USA Today reviews BLOOD GUN MONEY +  SHOOTING […]

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Extra! Extra!: December Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. How Vijay Seshadri jumps from idea to idea in his poetry. Michael J. Fox on his love for his pup. The New York Times features I CAME AS A SHADOW +  THE SHADOW DRAWING, and interviews Claudia Rankine.  André Gregory’s quest for meaning […]

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Twenty Questions w/ Emily Day

It’s Day #1 of our week-long celebration for Day’s YA’s 3rd birthday, and we’re kicking things off with a round of 20 Questions with Library Marketing Coordinator & YA Specialist (and founder of Day’s YA), Emily Day! Questions were submitted by the other members of the Library Marketing team. 1. How did you know that […]

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Extra! Extra!: November Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Lisa Robinson dishes on women’s plight in pop music. Michael J. Fox opens up on his newfound brand of upbeat pessimism and is interviewed by USA Today.  In case you needed further proof of Mariah Carey’s gift for storytelling… Getting cozy with our […]

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Extra! Extra!: October Book News

Here are all of the headlines you may have missed this month. NPR’s All Things Considered highlights WELCOME TO THE NEW WORLD; Weekend Edition Sunday interviews Dylan Farrow [HUSH]; NPR reviews THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LA RUE + UNDAUNTED + JACK + SHELTER IN PLACE + THE NIGHTWORKERS + RING SHOUT + DARK ARCHIVES […]

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