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Booklist Seeks Interns for 2019!

Booklist Seeks Interns for 2019!

Gain valuable publishing experience by becoming an intern for Booklist Publications in Chicago! Please send your cover letter and resume to Mary Pullen ([email protected]). Be sure to indicate whether you are seeking a spring (February–May), summer (June–August), or fall (September–December) internship. Candidates should be available 10–15 hours per week. For over a century, Booklist has helped more […]

Honoring Excellence in Book Reviewing: Submit Your Nominee for the Louis Shores Award

Honoring Excellence in Book Reviewing: Submit Your Nominee for the Louis Shores Award

The Louis Shores Award Committee is currently inviting nominations for its 2019 recipient. Established in 1990, the Louis Shores Award recognizes an individual reviewer, group, editor, review medium, or organization for excellence in reviewing. The award recipient is selected for significant achievement related to a reviewing process that helps librarians make selection and collection development decisions. […]

By October 17, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
2018 Thurber Prize Finalists

2018 Thurber Prize Finalists

Is your forehead sore from the endless barrage of head-smacking news? Treat the injury with a dose of humor! The Thurber Prize for American Humor is awarded every year to writers who challenge themselves to find the funny and enable us to live life laughing. Finalists were announced today and we here at Booklist are […]

Reviews of the Week, with May-lee Chai, Roshani Chokshi, Matias Faldbakken, and More!

Reviews of the Week, with May-lee Chai, Roshani Chokshi, Matias Faldbakken, and More!

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 October 8-12 below.   Monday, October 8  The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs, by America’s Test Kitchen Thorough, generously illustrated introductory pages offer tips on cooking […]

By October 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Publishing U: Raising the (Nonfiction) Stakes

Publishing U: Raising the (Nonfiction) Stakes

Our readers are often curious about the process of writing books, and we’re happy to provide access to the experts! In this installment of our Publishing U series, Tod Olson, author of the narrative nonfiction series, LOST, and the historical fiction series, How to Get Rich, explains how to capture life-or-death situations.  I was 11 when I learned that people, […]

So You Think You Want to Be a Reviewer?

So You Think You Want to Be a Reviewer?

Lynn: Make no mistake, I love writing Bookends. I love getting to read the fabulous new books that we get sent by generous publishers. Cindy and I are lucky people. But for all of you out there who think that you, too, would like to be book reviewers, I feel honor bound to point out […]