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The Bookseller/Diagram Prize for the Oddest Title of the Year Shortlist Announced

The Bookseller/Diagram Prize for the Oddest Title of the Year Shortlist Announced

The Bookseller has released their shortlist for the 2014 Diagram prize, a humorous literary award that is given annually to a book with an unusual title. The award was created in 1978 by Trevor Bounford and Bruce Roberston of the Diagram Group in order to “avoid boredom” at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Originally only books present […]

Publishing U: I’ve Got a Polished Manuscript, I’ve Got a Query, I’ve Got an Agent, Now What?

Publishing U: I’ve Got a Polished Manuscript, I’ve Got a Query, I’ve Got an Agent, Now What?

Our readers are often curious about the process of writing and publishing books, and we’re happy to provide access to the experts. In the seventh post of our Publishing U series agent Suzie Townsend and author Nikki Loftin talk about how an author can stay on track even when she hits an unforeseen roadblock on the winding path to publication.  Suzie Townsend: Signing with […]

History Lessons through the Lens of Fashion

History Lessons through the Lens of Fashion

Lynn: In her introduction to Why’d They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History (2015), Sarah Albee notes: Fashion really is the mirror of history (as Louis XIV is thought to have said), a visual way to describe a society, and this has been true ever since the moment someone slapped on a fig leaf. […]

Keep the Holds List Happy: 2015 Movies Based on Teen Books

Keep the Holds List Happy: 2015 Movies Based on Teen Books

Everybody wants them: the books that this year’s hot movies are based on. Movie buzz gives books a nice bump, so be ready for the next “new” thing. When you run short on stock, here’s what to display and recommend next. Leave your own recommendations in the comments section for a chance to win a free […]

Remembering Leonard Nimoy With His Audio Performance in War of the Worlds

Remembering Leonard Nimoy With His Audio Performance in War of the Worlds

The passing of the multi-talented actor and artist Nimoy has shocked fans who mourn the loss of the icon Mr. Spock. Nimoy reprises his Star Trek role on many audiobooks detailing the Star Trek world, narrates his biography I Am Spock (1995), and performs on spoken word recordings in the NPR series “Selected Shorts.” His voice will […]

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Reviews of the Week

Reviews of the Week

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from February 23–27 below, so you can revisit the best of the week. Monday, February 23rd A Dragon’s Guide to the Care and Feeding of […]

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