Happy #BookBday (1/10/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (1/10/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! LOTUS by Lijia Zhang This “compelling” (Publishers Weekly) debut novel follows a young Chinese woman as she defies her fate and escapes to the neon lights of Shenzhen and all it holds for her—be it love, danger, or destiny. “With expert pacing and description, Zhang vividly draws […]

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Coming to a Screen Near You!

Coming to a Screen Near You!

Keep an eye out for these book adaptations headed to the big and small screens: Movie Mania! SILENCE by Shusaku Endo This movie adaptation of Endo’s classic novel of enduring faith in dangerous times, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, and Adam Driver is “shaping up to be this year’s THE […]

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Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Well, only you know what your library’s book club is reading next, but we will happily share these expert suggestions: The NEA Big Read recently expanded their selection to “offer a selection of books that is contemporary, diverse, and relevant to our times.” Their Macmillan picks are: CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine GILEAD […]

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Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Today’s issue of Maximum Shelf Awareness is all about Picador! Learn about the imprint’s rich 20-year history and its stellar list of authors, including Paul Auster, Jeff Chang, Michael Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, Atul Gawande, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ann Leary, Hilary Mantel, Marilynne Robinson, Robin Sloan, Olen Steinhauer, Hector Tobar and Adelle Waldman, among others. […]

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