Last Pages of 2013 | What We’re Reading

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S/LJ staffers ring out the old year with some new and old books.

Solstice Stocking Stuffers | What We’re Reading

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This week our stockings are hung by the bookshelf with care—filled with memoirs, bookstore vacation reveries, Hollywood rebels, not-so-private parts, babies both evil and not, and more than one Rainbow!

A Genre’s Woman Problem | Mystery BackTalk, December 2013

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Award-winning author Hilary Davidson decries crime fiction’s violent misogyny

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.

Q&A: Andy Weir

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An interview with Andy Weir, author of The Martian.

Adventures in Editorial Scholarship: An Interview with Sandra Spanier

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While letter collections are not new, it may take a writer like Hemingway, with a larger-than-life reputation, to bring attention to their value as literary companions.

Living, Dying, Surviving, and Striving | What We’re Reading

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This week we’re traveling via books to Florida, Iwo Jima, China, England, even Omaha, NE

Spoken Word Grammy Nominees

And the Grammy nominees are…

Liars, Journalists, Swans, and Dark Defiers | What We’re Reading

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Library Journal/School Library Journal staffers are enjoying YA/new adult titles, historical fiction and nonfiction, and some online comics.

Q+A: Marc Thompson, narrator

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Narrator Marc Thompson on being the voice of Star Wars audiobooks

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