LibraryReads September 2015

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Some familiar names—Lee Child, Jonathan Evison, Jenny Lawson—have made this month’s LibraryReads, the list of what librarians are reading and loving lately. Happily, though, top of the list this time is a debut, Melissa DeCarlo’s The Art of Crash Landing. Interested in getting involved in LibraryReads, the monthly list of what librarians are loving? No […]

Eli Gottlieb | LibraryReads Author, August 2015

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“I hope this novel can help contribute to a discussion of otherness in general and of humanizing that which we often regard as alien: the disabled, autistics, schizophrenics…its main purpose is finally to engage and to hold the reader inside a world.”

Laura Dave | LibraryReads Author, June 15, 2015

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Interview with No. 1 vote getter Laura Dave, author of Eight Hundred Grapes

Naomi Novik | LibraryReads Author, May 15, 2015

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Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Naomi Novik, author of Uprooted

Spotlight on Sara Gruen | LibraryReads Author, April 15, 2015

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Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Sara Gruen, author of At the Water’s Edge

Spotlight on Anne Tyler | LibraryReads Author, February 15, 2015

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Pulitzer Prize winner Tyler talks about her new novel, A Spool of Blue Thread, and her “continuing interest in…those cobbled-­together households that you see sometimes, getting along just as happily as many biological families.”

Spotlight on Alan Bradley | LibraryReads Author, January 2015

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Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Bradley, author of As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust.

David Nicholls | LibraryReads Author

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A LibraryReads top pick for November, an LJ Best Book of 2014, a Man Booker long-listed treat for everyone: David Nicholls’s Us is all that and more.

Spotlight on Garth Stein | LibraryReads Authors

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In A Sudden Light, Garth Stein’s first novel after his momentous best seller, The Art of Racing in the Rain, 14-year-old Trevor travels with his father, Jones Riddell, to the imposing family mansion on Puget Sound.

Caitlin Doughty | LibraryReads Author

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Q&A with September LibraryReads top vote getter Caitlin Doughty