Editors’ Picks | LJ’s Day of Dialog 2014

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With Prepub Alert editor Barbara Hoffert as moderator, five editors from the major publishing houses presented their key titles for Fall 2015/Spring 2015. The focus this year was heavily on fiction, with major releases from acclaimed literary authors Richard Ford and Jane Smiley, notable debuts by Jessie Burton and Tiphanie Yanique, and breakout buzz books by Emily St. John Mandel and Keith Donohue

The Birth of a Database

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Adam Matthew is a London-based database vendor that produces collections of digitized primary sources in the humanities and social sciences. They believe a collaborative approach is crucial to producing a great resource.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! A Library Journal Day of Dialog Town-Hall Meeting

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Attendees, prompted by questions from a panel of their fellow librarians, discussed several hot-button issues at LJ’s Day of Dialog last week. The Town Hall meeting—planned to encourage the “dialog” promised on the day—was chaired by LJ’s Prepub Alert editor Barbara Hoffert, who introduced Stephanie Anderson, Head of Reader Services at Darien Library, CT; Melissa […]

Q&A: Paul Buhle

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Paul Buhle discusses Bohemians, a graphic collection that explores the cultural Left in America

Post-BEA Book Bonanza | What We’re Reading

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A heapin’ helpin’ of post-BEA and Day of Dialog reading for this week’s What We’re Reading column.

Memory Lanes, Thriller Terrains, and Labor Pains | What We’re Reading

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Library Journal and School Library Journal staffers talk about their post–Memorial Day, pre-BEA reading.

Librarian Authors at BEA & ALA

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Librarians are a talented bunch. They not only promote and share books, but they also write them! Consider the latest literary efforts by a debut author/librarian and a veteran.

LibraryReads: Librarians Announce June Favorites

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Emma Healey’s Elizabeth is Missing, a psychological puzzle in the vein of Alice LaPlante’s Turn of Mind, tops the list of June publications that librarians are reading. In a surprising tenth place is George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois’s anthology Rogues. Also surprising: there’s no nonfiction on the list. Perhaps beach reading is starting to […]

Cavett, Gaiman, Gowns, Nuts, Birds, and Rainbows | What We’re Reading

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This is a week of exotic and dystopic; gowns, girls, and speaking squirrels; TV talkers and phone callers; and Neverwhere, London, for the LJand SLJ crew.

E. Lockhart | LibraryReads Authors

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National Book Award finalist and Printz honoree E. Lockhart wanted to write a good amnesia book with a past to reveal…read more of Barbara Hoffert’s conversation with the author of We Were Liars

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