Author Archive: Michael Ruzicka

Michael Ruzicka, Office Manager, was raised in suburban Los Angeles, received a BA in Creative Writing/Poetry at UC Santa Cruz, then moved to Birmingham, AL, where he spent five years owning an independent bookstore and earned an MLIS. He has brought his librarian skills to Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive, Battle Ground Academy, The Museum of Contemporary Art-Chicago, and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Michael is very excited to be a part of Booklist and call Chicago his home.

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Reviews of the Week with Eman Quotah, B. B. Alston, Sajni Patel, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Eman Quotah, B. B. Alston, Sajni Patel, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Dynamic debuts and fantastic tales abound in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheDay. Booklist wishes you all […]

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Reviews of the Week with David Yoon, Jamie Figueroa, Rebecca Mahoney, and More!

Reviews of the Week with David Yoon, Jamie Figueroa, Rebecca Mahoney, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The latest from best-selling authors plus the best in debut fiction make up this […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on First Novels

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on First Novels

The November 1&15 double issue of Booklist is now live! Our annual spotlight on first novels gets you all the best first works from a wealth of exciting new literary voices. Freshen up your reading lists with the year’s top 10 debut novels in adult fiction, books for youth, and audiobooks. Plus, Donna Seaman, having […]

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Reviews of the Week with Julian Bond, Denise Kiernan, Katherine May, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Julian Bond, Denise Kiernan, Katherine May, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Experiential wisdom, togetherness, and comforting tales mark an eventful week for the titles in […]

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Reviews of the Week with Philip Gefter, Jef Aerts, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Philip Gefter, Jef Aerts, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. A sense of hope and wonder, even amid difficult times and epic trials, threads […]

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Reviews of the Week with Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, the Zhou Brothers, Jeffrey H. Jackson and More!

Reviews of the Week with Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, the Zhou Brothers, Jeffrey H. Jackson and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. As we shine our spotlight on the arts, make sure you catch the beautiful […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts

The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on the Arts

The spotlight on the arts is now live! We are excited to bring you our annual glimpse at artistic media that flourish on and off the page. Catch up with this year’s top-10 lists for adult and youth art books. This year, Booklist contributing video reviewer Candace Smith also adds in a top-10 documentaries to […]

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Reviews of the Week with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo, Megan Rapinoe, Michael Leviton, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo, Megan Rapinoe, Michael Leviton, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Audacious life stories spanning cultures and the stars in this week’s #ReviewsOfTheDay. Booklist wishes […]

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Reviews of the Week with Marcus Samuelsson, Nic Stone, Robert Paarlberg, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Marcus Samuelsson, Nic Stone, Robert Paarlberg, and More!

The Review of the Day has always been a brief, early way to spotlight exceptional upcoming titles on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. Reading to enrich our food culture, environment, and society is the focus of this […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Food & Series Nonfiction
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The Latest Booklist: Spotlight on Food & Series Nonfiction

The latest October 1 Booklist issue is now live! We are always excited to celebrate our annual spotlights on food and series nonfiction. This year’s Top 10 Cookbooks are presented for your culinary delight, Annie Bostrom channel surfs her way through everyone’s favorite celebrity TV chefs in this list of read-alikes that will whet your […]

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