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10 Questions for Paul Rudnick

10 Questions for Paul Rudnick

Known and celebrated for his sharp sense of wit (the New York Times called him “one of our pre-eminent humorists”), Paul Rudnick is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, novelist, columnist, and essayist whose extensive body of work includes Jeffrey, In and Out, Gorgeous, and I’ll Take It, and contributions to the New York Times, Vanity Fair, […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Biography & Memoir and Audio

The Latest Booklist: Spotlights on Biography & Memoir and Audio

Our June 1 & 15 double issue of Booklist is now live! This year we are celebrating the very best in memoir and biography, featuring the year’s top 10 memoirs alongside top 10 biographies in adult and youth books. Inspired by Anne Sebba’s star-reviewed Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy, Donna Seaman offers a Read-alikes of Cold War biographies that […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 8, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 8, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ A Dark and Secret Place, by Jen Williams ★ The Disappearing Act, by Catherine Steadman ★ The Jasmine Throne, by Tasha Suri ★ Legends of the North Cascades, […]

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Reviews of the Week with Alda P. Dobbs, Francine Prose, Pik-Shuen Fung, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Alda P. Dobbs, Francine Prose, Pik-Shuen Fung, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

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Shelf Care Interview:  Olivia Matthews and Janina Edwards

Shelf Care Interview: Olivia Matthews and Janina Edwards

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Dreamscape Audio. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Heather Booth talks to author Olivia Matthews and narrator Janina Edwards, the team behind Murder By Page One. Olivia Matthews is the cozy mystery pseudonym of award-winning author […]

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Best New Books: Week of June 1, 2021

Best New Books: Week of June 1, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Bewilderness, by Karen Tucker ★ The Eagle’s Claw, by Jeff Shaara ★ How to Kidnap the Rich, by Rahul Raina ★ Lizzie & Dante, by Mary Bly ★ […]

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Reviews of the Week with Francis Spufford, Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, Stacey Lee, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Francis Spufford, Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, Stacey Lee, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

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Best New Books: Week of May 25, 2021

Best New Books: Week of May 25, 2021

The following books, published this week and last, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Against the Law, by David Gordon ★ The Apocalypse Seven, by Gene Doucette ★ The Blacktongue Thief, by Christopher Buehlman ★ The Cave Dwellers, by Christina McDowell ★ […]

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Reviews of the Week with Mike Holmes, Paula Hawkins, John Green, and More!

Reviews of the Week with Mike Holmes, Paula Hawkins, John Green, and More!

The Booklist Review of the Day, posted to the top of the Booklist Online home page each day of the week, spotlights exceptional upcoming titles that are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, in high demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. The Reviews of the Week, posted each Monday, offers a […]

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Get Stoked for Librarians’ Day

Get Stoked for Librarians’ Day

StokerCon 2021 is upon us! But what is it? It’s a hashtag (#StokerCon2021). It’s a website (StokerCon2021.com). Most importantly, it’s a virtual horror conference put on by the Horror Writers Association (HWA) running from May 20 to 23. $75 gets you access to the whole shebang, including tomorrow’s Librarian’s Day events. Register here. For those […]

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