The Latest BOOKLIST: Spotlight on Biography

The February 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 258 new reviews and eight new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but haven’t registered for access, you can take care of that today!

c1Fe2The current issue focuses on biography and notes the year’s best for adults, for youth, and on audio. Donna Seaman provides a core collection of group biographies; Julia Smith, a selection of read-alike picture book biographies of female pilots.

Elsewhere in the issue, Michael Cart considers the 1970s, the Golden Age of the young adult novel. Briana Shemroske contributes a mammoth preview of books for youth due out this spring. Bill Ott reflects on the treachery of borders.

As you know, you can still find the complete magazine online! Booklist’s digital edition of the February 15 issue is also live. It’s a great new way to explore the magazine from your iPhone, iPad, tablet, Samsung Galaxy, or any other internet-connected device. With the digital issue, subscribers will now get print, online, digital, and archival access to the 22 Booklist and four Book Links issues each year! Visit



About the Author:

Eugenia Williamson is the former Associate Editor of Digital Products at Booklist.

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