Mahnaz Dar

About Mahnaz Dar

Mahnaz Dar (mdar@mediasourceinc.com) is an Associate Editor for School Library Journal, and can be found on Twitter @DibblyFresh.

Q&A: Mark Robison & Lindley Shedd Francoeur, Editors of Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds

Animal skulls, musical instruments, and power tools aren’t what many patrons expect to see when they enter the library. But, as editors Mark Robison and Lindley Shedd Francoeur point out in their book Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things, nontraditional collections are becoming more popular.

Not So Trivial Pursuit | Reference 2018

Trivia programs are fun ways to entice patrons to the library—and a great opportunity to provide a public face for reference librarianship.

Q&A: Thomas McNamee Muses on “The Inner Life of Cats”

Thomas McNamee’s recent book, The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions is both an affectionate love letter to his own cat Augusta and a perceptive analysis of feline psychology and biology that shatters common assumptions about these animals.

Q&A: Alexandra Horowitz, Author of Being a Dog

Conducting research and learning how to rely on her own sense of smell, Alexander Horowitz took a nosedive into the canine domain to ­understand a dog’s point of view in her latest book, Being a Dog.

Rosemary’s Reboot: New Versions of Horror Classics | Pop Culture Advisory

Lock your doors! The horror remakes and reboots are coming!

Q&A: Daniella Martin

Daniella Martin discusses her adventures preparing bugs all over the world…and why consuming insects may be the key to a more sustainable future. From the February 1 issue.

Q&A: Tyler Capps

A Q&A with Tyler Capps, author of Cooking Comically.

Q&A: Philippe Margotin & Jean-Michel Guesdon

An interview with Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon, authors of All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release.