Q&A: Francine Rivers

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Francine Rivers on her career, the Christian fiction genre, and her latest book Bridge to Haven.

Writing What I Know | Behind the Book, March 1, 2014

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Author Chris Pavone discusses the dreaded second novel

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.

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

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.

Today Show Launches Book Club With The Bone Season

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Will Today host Natalie Morales become the next Oprah?  Publishers frustrated by the lack of national television exposure for their authors are keeping their fingers crossed. This morning NBC’s Today show  announced the launch of the Today Book Club, a monthly interactive digital and on-air initiative. Its first pick is Samantha Shannon’s The  Bone Season […]

Q&A: Sarah Peed

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As publishing evolves and writers turn to digital outlets to create and distribute new works, major publishers like Random House Publishing Group, a division of the newly formed Penguin Random House, have committed to finding these new authors and delivering exciting fresh content to today’s most tech-savvy readers. Sarah Peed is the associate editor at […]

Fall & Winter Wonderland, Part Two: More Trade Titles Coming from University Presses

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On June 27th, I posted the first half of my list of selected academic trade titles due from university presses this coming fall and winter. I explained that I included titles that simply leapt from the catalogs—see an example of one leaping at right. Yes, I did promise that I’d post this second half last […]

Poetry’s Appeal | Library Journal’s Day of Dialog

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Stressing that there are no rules when it comes to art, Robert Pinsky says “a poem is not a challenge to say something smart…. A poem should not ‘mean’ but ‘be.’” And if you’re having trouble understanding it, “read it aloud.”

Collection Development 2020 | Library Journal’s Day of Dialog

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Ebooks. Self publishing. Platforms, platforms, platforms. It’s hard enough to keep up now; what will collection development librarians’ jobs look like in 2020? At LJ’s Day of Dialog, held May 29 at the McGraw-Hill auditorium in New York City, Christopher Platt, Director, Collections and Circulation Operations, New York Public Library, put that question to a panel of librarians and a publisher.

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