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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 […]

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, […]

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November LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

November LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its November 2018 selections! Check out the titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions and have provided ordering information, when available. Please note that we have not yet had time […]

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2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist Announced

2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has just been announced! There are 25 titles on the fiction longlist on 22 on the nonfiction list. See the full lists below, with links to Booklist reviews. The six-title shortlist—three each for the fiction and nonfiction medals—will be announced on October 24, […]

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Reviews of the Week: With Paula Daly, Kate Harris, Duncan Tonatiuh, and More!
By September 28, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week: With Paula Daly, Kate Harris, Duncan Tonatiuh, 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 September 24–28 below.   Monday, September 24  Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road, by Kate Harris Natural history devotee Harris’ debut […]

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The Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2017, Considered

It’s Banned Books Week! In its honor, let’s revisit the list of the 10 most challenged books of 2017, compiled by the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom and released in April. (Watch the video above for more information.) We’ve annotated the titles therein with excerpts from and links to their Booklist reviews, as well as […]

Reviews of the Week, with Sally Field, Kate Silber, Tahereh Mafi, and More!
By September 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Reviews of the Week, with Sally Field, Kate Silber, Tahereh Mafi, 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 September 17–21 below.   Monday, September 17  Love à la Mode, by Stephanie Kate Strohm Henry’s dying to prove to his strict Korean mother that […]

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National Book Award for Fiction 2018 Longlist Announced
By September 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

National Book Award for Fiction 2018 Longlist Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the 2018 longlist for the National Book Award in nonfiction, thus concluding a week of longlist announcements. The finalists are coming in October. To follow are the longlist selections, with titles linked to their Booklist reviews. Stay tuned for a guest column in the November 1 issue of Booklist from nominee Tommy Orange! […]

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National Book Award for Nonfiction 2018 Longlist Announced
By September 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

National Book Award for Nonfiction 2018 Longlist Announced

  The National Book Foundation has announced the 2018 longlist for the National Book Award in nonfiction. To follow are their selections, with titles linked to their Booklist reviews when available. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s fiction announcement!   American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, by Victoria Johnson Brothers […]

National Book Award for Young People’s Literature 2018 Longlist Announced
By September 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

National Book Award for Young People’s Literature 2018 Longlist Announced

  This morning, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the titles from which are linked to their Booklist reviews below. This marks the first longlist announcement of the week: tomorrow comes nonfiction and poetry, and on Friday, fiction. A list of finalists will arrive on […]