RA Back Pocket: Nonfiction | Wyatt’s World

This year saw nonfiction that shaped the national conversation and revealed historical crimes. Here are a few examples to suggest—all of which can be considered key titles for the collection.

New Bestsellers Arrive | Book Pulse

E.L. James’s latest lands a #1 spot, the NYT critics pick their faves of 2017, and Tiffany Haddish is set to talk with Trevor Noah about The Last Black Unicorn.

Celebrity Deals, Even More Best Lists, & Bookish News | Book Pulse

Sally Field writes a memoir, Kal Penn pens an essay collection, and California gets sued for failing to teach kids to read.

Publishing and Sexual Harassment | Book Pulse

#MeToo and publishing, historian Mary Beard publishes a timely book, and The Washington Post‘s Ron Charles offers a video review of Nora Roberts’s newest.

New Best Book Lists and the Return of NPR’s Book Concierge | Book Pulse

A new month brings new monthly reading lists and NPR’s Book Concierge returns.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

Nora Roberts leads in holds this week with Year One. Seven Indie Next picks arrive and a second photo book focused on President Obama hits the shelves.

RA Back Pocket: Fiction | Wyatt’s World

Let the countdown to 2018 begin with fiction. Here are titles to slip into our Readers’ Advisory (RA) back pockets for use in displays and booklists and to read during the holidays.

New to the Bestseller Lists | Book Pulse

New bestsellers hit the lists and several more “best of the year” lists appear.

Surveying 2017 Through Books | Book Pulse

The New York Time and Slate take a look at the book year of 2017 and Elena Ferrante is working on new projects.

Best Crime Books of the Year & a New Series by Cassandra Clare | Book Pulse

Cassandra Clare has a new high fantasy adult series in the works and Marilyn Stasio picks the best crime novels of the year.