Picking Up Books | What We’re Reading (& Watching)

What a whirl the spring and summer has been for the “What We’re Reading & Watching” gang! We survived LJ’s annual Day of Dialog (DoD), BookExpo (formerly Book Expo America, or BEA for you acronym fans), and then a quick swoop into Chicago for the ALA Annual conference, June 22–27. Books ruled all over, and […]

The Banned, the Bands, Autobios, & More | Classic Returns

In honor of Banned Books Week, we present two censored authors and many other icons and iconoclasts of yore.

After the Fourth | What We’re Reading

The “What We’re Reading” team are planning big trips, relishing romance, hefting Outlander, curating our closets, checking out YA nonfiction, parsing Patchett, and sticking the dismount.

Junior Mints, J.S. Bach, Racial Cleansing, Hollywood High | What We’re Reading

A quick “What We’re Reading” column before staffers go to ALA this year.