Annalisa Pesek

About Annalisa Pesek

Annalisa Pesek (apesek@mediasourceinc.com) is Assistant Managing Editor, LJ Book Review
[photograph by John Sarsgard]

Top Suspense Novels Defy Boundaries | Day of Dialog 2015

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“Exciting,” “addictive, and “believable” are but a few of the adjectives presenters at the “Top Thrills” panel at LJ’s 18th annual Day of Dialog used to describe their latest books, among the season’s best suspense and mystery novels.

A Feel for the Times | Day of Dialog 2015

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At LJ’s 18th annual Day of Dialog, a sold-out event held on Wednesday, May 27, at New York University’s Kimmel Center in lower Manhattan, over 200 librarians gathered, along with authors, editors, and publishers, to talk books, business, and best practices.

When Life Comes Full Circle: Lori Lansens Discusses Her New Novel, The Mountain Story

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Lansens talks to LJ about her latest book, The Mountain Story

Five Suggestions for African American History Month | Wyatt’s World

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Als mashup, a case of attachment for Johnson, Congressman Lewis’s visual memoir, a wrenching immigrant experience, Ward’s crystalline prose.

The Five Reading Stages of Romantic Liaisons | Wyatt’s World

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Romances to admire, keep close, and adore.

Kevin Birmingham on The Most Dangerous Book

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LJ talks to debut author Kevin Birmingham about his forthcoming biography of James Joyce’s Ulysses

The Sixth Extinction | RA Crossroads

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Extinctions and their multiple causes leads readers down a winding path of discovery.

Fast Scans | January 2014

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A character-driven Attack, two films by Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, The Broken, one of Film Movement’s finest, The Hunt for respect, and a beyond-the-pale guilty Passion

Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Blu-ray | January 2014

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Robert Redford soaking wet, young women in love, faith and music, fashion icons, and more

RUSA CODES Awards Announced | Wyatt’s World

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Collection development, readers’ advisory (RA), and reference librarians select 2013’s most exceptional titles