The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts

c1no1The November 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 281 new reviews and 10 new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but haven’t registered for access, you can take care of that today!

The current issue spotlights the arts and includes the year’s top 10 arts books as well as the top 10 arts books for youth. Joyce Saricks offers a list of audiobooks about women artists, Neil Hollands makes the case for reading plays, Maggie Reagan explores youth novels in which music is a weapon, and Donna Seaman compiles a Core Collection of books about architecture and architects. Speaking of Donna Seaman, Bill Ott speaks with her about Identity Unknown, her forthcoming book about women artists. In our new feature, Trend Alert, Julia Smith writes about the growing number of novels for youth with LGBTQ artist protagonists. Elsewhere in the issue, Donna Seaman brings us a list of the best books about Pearl Harbor upon the 75th anniversary of the event, and Bill Ott remembers a horrible art teacher.

As you know, you can still find the complete magazine online! Booklist’s digital edition of the November 1 issue is also live. It’s a great new way to explore the magazine from your iPhone, iPad, tablet, Samsung Galaxy, or any other internet-connected device. With the digital issue, subscribers will now get print, online, digital, and archival access to the 22 Booklist and 4 Book Links issues each year! Visit or click the link above to take a peek.

Happy reading!



About the Author:

Eugenia Williamson is the Associate Editor of Digital Products at Booklist. She worked in bookstores for twelve years, reviews books for The Boston Globe, and writes about books, culture, and politics for several other publications. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Genie.

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