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Enobong Essien is a fall/winter intern with 'Booklist'.

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Reviews of the Week, with Eli Lang, Akemi Dawn Bowan, Louise Erdrich, and More!
By September 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week, with Eli Lang, Akemi Dawn Bowan, Louise Erdrich, and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online that highlights starred reviews, high-demand titles, and / or titles especially relevant to our current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from September 11 through September 15 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. September 11  Starfish, by Akemi Dawn Bowman Half Japanese […]

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2017 National Book Awards Longlist Announced
By September 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

2017 National Book Awards Longlist Announced

Throughout the week, the National Book Foundation has announced the longlist for the 2017 National Book Awards. Below, a list of titles, listed by category, linked to their Booklist reviews when available.         Fiction A Kind of Freedom, by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Barren Island, by Carol Zoref Dark at the Crossing, by Elliot Ackerman […]

2017 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature Announced
By September 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

2017 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature Announced

Earlier today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2017 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature (YPL). Finalists will be announced on October 4.  Two of this year’s longlisted authors are previous National Book Award finalists, nine out of ten of the authors on the longlist are women, and two are debut […]

Reviews of the Week, with David Lagercrantz, Andy Weir, Michael Currinder and More!
By September 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week, with David Lagercrantz, Andy Weir, Michael Currinder and More!

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online that highlights starred reviews, high-demand titles, and / or titles especially relevant to our current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from August 28 through September 1 so that you can revisit the week’s best books.   September 8  Running Full Tilt,  by Michael Currinder […]

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2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalists in Fiction and Nonfiction Announced
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2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalists in Fiction and Nonfiction Announced

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize has announced its 2017 finalists in fiction and nonfiction. Honoring writers who have used their literary talents to create works advocating for peace, social justice and global understanding, this is the only peace prize to be awarded in the United States of America. The works shortlisted in both fiction and […]