Kevin Birmingham on The Most Dangerous Book

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

The Sixth Extinction | RA Crossroads

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

Fast Scans | January 2014

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

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

RUSA CODES Awards Announced | Wyatt’s World

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

Let’s Get Graphic: Creating Comics in Novel Ways | The Reader’s Shelf

LJ contributor Tom Batten on innovative storytelling combining pictures and words

Literally Reading About Literature | Wyatt’s World

Indulge in the delight of literary undertakings

Slanted Disclosure: The Politics of Political Books | Wyatt’s World

Dishy, pointed, and studied takes on all aspects of the U.S. political fray.

A Peek into Another’s Life | Wyatt’s World

Intimate access to lives both deeply familiar and utterly unknown

Starting 2014 with Poetry | Wyatt’s World

Poetry on popular and unexplained experiences, from poets at the top and rising