Editor’s note: Happy 101st birthday, Frank Sinatra! This piece first appeared last year, but we’re making Uncle Frank’s birthday an annual tradition at Booklist, so here it is again. Please note we’ve included a playlist below. I fell in love with jazz in high school and became something of an obnoxious purist, convinced that violins belonged only in classical music. […]
Author Archive: Bill Ott
After more than 30 years at Booklist, editor and publisher Bill Ott continues to edit the crime fiction section of the magazine and still delights in discovering new hard-boiled writers. Follow him on Twitter at @Booklist_Bill.
Every year, the American Library Association holds a service awards ceremony, honoring employees whose term of employment ends in a multiple of 5. This year, Booklist had 6 full-time employees out of our current 18 (we have a few positions to fill) on the list. If you’d like to get to know them better, here’s how their supervisors summed […]