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Best New Books: Week of September 18, 2017
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Best New Books: Week of September 18, 2017

The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!   Adult Fiction  Murderous Mistral, by Cay Rademacher, translated by Peter Millar  The Ninth Hour, by Alice McDermott  Thalia: A Texas Trilogy, by Larry McMurty   Adult Nonfiction  Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk, by Michael […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS

The trailer for Shel Silverstein’s Runny Babbit Returns will warm the heart of anyone familiar with the beloved children’s poet. It is a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings, which features Runny and other endearing characters who speak a topsy-turvy language all their own. As Booklist editor Ilene Cooper says in her review, “Kids will laugh out […]

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Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize Shortlist Announced
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Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize Shortlist Announced

The Brooklyn Public Library has announced the shortlist for its annual literary prize. Awarded to one work of fiction and one work of nonfiction, the prize, according to the organizers, “recognizes works that question established ways of thinking and advance Brooklyn Public Library’s mission of bringing together the borough’s diverse communities to explore urgent social, political, […]