Red-Hot Fall 2019 Drop-In Alert: JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson

Red-Hot Fall 2019 Drop-In Alert: JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson

From the New York Times bestselling author of TEARS WE CANNOT STOP and WHAT TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE comes JAY-Z: Made in America, a powerful examination of JAY-Z as a cultural icon, published for his 50th birthday. JAY-Z is America at its scrappy, brash, irreverent, soulful, ingenious best: as transcendent a cultural icon as Frank Sinatra, […]

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Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

Required Friday Reading (8/10/18)

It’s important, now more than ever, to continue reading, reflecting, and engaging in open dialogue about the issues facing us all as a nation. Here are our picks to help you do just that: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming 2018 Alex […]

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ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Picks

ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Picks

Here’s what your librarian pals recommended at Booklist’s “Read n’ Rave” panel at ALA Annual 2018: Ariel Farrar, Acquisitions Librarian, New Orleans Public Library THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides “This is gonna be huge!” WHAT TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America by Michael Eric […]

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Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2018

Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2018

Drumroll, please…. Here are the most anticipated books of Summer 2018, according to major media: New York Times — “Refreshing Books to Read This Summer” TEN ARGUMENTS FOR DELETING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS RIGHT NOW by Jaron Lanier SOMETHING WONDERFUL: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution by Todd S. Purdum THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote […]

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June 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

June 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Here’s our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development!  Here are some of the top titles for June 2018: Bestsellers: WHAT TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE by Michael Eric Dyson THE SUN DOES SHINE by Anthony Ray Hinton – Oprah Book Club Edition Recent Releases: BLACK KLANSMAN by Ron […]

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June 2018 Nonfiction

June 2018 Nonfiction

Add these June nonfiction titles to your library’s shelves today: THE THIRD BANK OF THE RIVER: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon by Chris Feliciano Arnold A veteran journalist traces the war over the Amazon as activists, locals, and indigenous tribes struggle to save the jungle from the threat of loggers, drug lords, […]

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BookExpo & Day of Dialog 2018 – That’s a Wrap!

BookExpo & Day of Dialog 2018 – That’s a Wrap!

Last week we enjoyed seeing many of you at Library Journal and School Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog events and at BookExpo (helloooo!). For those who couldn’t make it, here’s what you missed: At Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog, Laura van den Berg (THE THIRD HOTEL) dazzled on a Literary Fiction author panel, and M.C. […]

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Macmillan Library @ LJ/SLJ Day of Dialog & BookExpo 2018!

Macmillan Library @ LJ/SLJ Day of Dialog & BookExpo 2018!

We can’t wait to see you in New York City next month during Library Journal & School Library Journal’s Days of Dialog, at BookExpo (Macmillan booth #2444-2445), and at these MANY fantastic events: Wednesday, May 30 Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog 9:00am-6:00pm John Jay College of Criminal Justice 524 W 59th Street, New York, NY […]

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February is Black History Month!

February is Black History Month!

Celebrate Black History Month with these new and forthcoming books: WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele, with a foreword by Angela Davis Also available in audio A Most Anticipated Book of 2018 with three starred reviews! The emotional and powerful story about the founding […]

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