Editors’ Spring Picks

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Fascinating histories, romances, crafty how-tos, memoirs, biographies, novels by old favorites and debut authors, and more are among the forthcoming Spring titles LJ editors don’t want you to miss.

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

Q&A: Daniella Martin

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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: Jessica Pigza

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Jessica Pigza talks to LJ about her first book, Bibliocraft.

Q&A: Making Richard Pryor

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Brothers David and Joe Henry and actor Dion Graham talk to LJ‘s Stephanie Klose about what made Richard Pryor

Vienna Nocturne

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LJ‘s Barbara Hoffert talks to author Vivien Shotwell about her inspired debut, Vienna Nocturne.

Q&A: Jean-Pierre Isbouts

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Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts talks to LJ about Who’s Who in the Bible, from the January issue

Best Acknowledgments of 2013

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Sr. Editor Margaret Heilbrun presents her annual “Best Acknowledgments” and bestows the Amanda Foreman Award upon the author(s) and book(s) her subjective committee of one found most deserving of kudos for gracious and specific thanks offered to named library and archives staff who, in providing research access to the author, helped bring the book to publication.

Going Local: Celebrating a Decade of Resident Writers

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Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple shares his passion and appreciation of Brooklyn-affiliated writers

Janet Dailey, 1944–2013: Random Thoughts | In the Bookroom

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Library Journal‘s longtime romance columnist Kristin Ramsdell honors the passing of a genre pioneer.

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