Carnegie Medals, Notable Books List Announced | ALA Midwinter 2017

Winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) Book and Media Awards Ceremony at the America Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits conference in Atlanta

Back Pocket RA: Nonfiction | Wyatt’s World

These five memorable titles span a wide range and are likely to be long remembered

Best Media 2016: Audiobooks

We thank our hardworking reviewers for coming up with a list of the top 20 audiobooks of the year, among them Tracy Chevalier’s hard-hitting At the Edge of the Orchard and Helen Oyeyemi’s interconnected tales in What Is Not Your Is Not Yours, as well as Jennifer Boylan’s story of her transition, She’s Not There, with an afterword written and read by Richard Russo, and Matthew Desmond’s LJ Top Ten Best Book Evicted, about precarious housing in Milwaukee.

The Winner by a Nose | What We’re Reading

“What We’re Reading” rides into town on our fictional horses this week.

March Is National Reading Month | Wyatt’s World

We celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with National Reading Month, but it doesn’t have to be only red-and-white-striped cakes and children’s lit. Adults can mark the pleasures of the page during March as well.