As colleagues head home from PLA, those of us who stayed behind console ourselves with a green book; advice from and gossip about theater royalty; worlds where women forge alliances; and some “women’s fiction” both light and dark.
One of Ireland’s greatest exports is its literature. So why not celebrate that great Irish holiday, St. Patrick’s Day, with a book? For the fourth straight year, New York’s Irish Arts Center did just that, distributing thousands of free Hibernian titles to commuters and school children across the city’s five boroughs.
For Library Journal/School Library Journal staffers, it’s a week of pulling that lonesome book off the shelf and finally *reading* it, taking a chance on a novel for the younger set, being vicariously Victorian, and pondering Vladimir Putin’s power. Liz French, Associate Editor, Reviews, LJ I just finished No One Else Can Have You (HarperTeen) […]