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Booklist Seeks Interns for 2017

Booklist Seeks Interns for 2017

Gain valuable publishing experience by becoming an intern for Booklist Publications in Chicago! We hire two interns each season—see below for next year’s application deadlines. Candidates should be available a minimum of 12 hours per week. Please send your cover letter and resume to: Keir Graff, executive editor of Booklist, at kgraff@ala.org. Spring Internship (February–May, […]

2016 Hugo Award Winners

2016 Hugo Award Winners

On Saturday, the Hugo Awards announced their 2016 winners. As i09 notes, women—particularly women of color—were the night’s big winners, taking home seven awards. This feat was made all the more notable due to a vocal bloc of sci-fi fans and authors actively dedicated to limiting diversity among nominees. For the backstory on the fracas, check out this […]

It’s Almost Roald’s Birthday, Dahl-ings. Let’s Celebrate!

It’s Almost Roald’s Birthday, Dahl-ings. Let’s Celebrate!

A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men. —Roald Dahl This September 13, revered author Roald Dahl—who, as the Guardian puts it, is beloved for “satisfying children’s appetite for the violent, greedy and disgusting”—would have turned 100 years old. In observation of this milestone, his estate and his publisher launched a year-long, worldwide celebration of all […]

The Middlesteins Coming to Showtime

The Middlesteins Coming to Showtime

The Middlesteins (2012), Jami Attenberg’s beloved, bestselling novel of familial dysfunction and food addiction will, with any luck, soon become a half-hour television series on Showtime. According to The Hollywood Reporter, erstwhile CBS executive Nina Tassler, writer / producer Liz Tigelaar (Casual, Nashville, Revenge), and Girls writer Jason Kim helm the project, currently in development. If it goes forward, the show will […]

Lynn and Cindy Like Elephant and Piggie Like Reading

Lynn and Cindy Like Elephant and Piggie Like Reading

Lynn and Cindy: If you were sad that the Elephant and Piggie series ended, cheer up! Although they will no longer star in their own stories, Elephant and Piggie will appear in a brand new, branded series, “Elephant and Piggie Like Reading.” Gerald and Piggie turn up to introduce these books, then come back to make concluding remarks. Check […]

Reviews of the Week: Ransom Riggs, T.C. Boyle, and more!

Reviews of the Week: Ransom Riggs, T.C. Boyle, 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 15 through August 19 below so that you can revisit the week’s best books.   Tales of the Peculiar, by Ransom Riggs Fans of Riggs’ Miss Peregrine series […]