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Best New Books: Week of November 10, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 10, 2020

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Fires of Vengeance, by Evan Winter ★ A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem, by Manda Collins ★ The Law of Innocence, by Michael Connelly ★ The Office […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Duchess Harris
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The Shelf Care Interview: Duchess Harris

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Gale. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to to Duchess Harris, author of Being LGBTQ in America: LGBTQ Social Movements in America. Dr. Harris is a professor […]

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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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Best New Books: Week of November 3, 2020

Best New Books: Week of November 3, 2020

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020, edited by Diana Gabaldon and John Joseph Adams ★ The Best American Short Stories 2020, edited by Heidi Pitlor and […]

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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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Best New Books: Week of October 27, 2020

Best New Books: Week of October 27, 2020

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ The Cold Millions, by Jess Walter ★ Inside Story, by Martin Amis ★ Jane in Love, by Rachel Givney ★ Memorial, by Bryan Washington ★ Rescue You, by […]

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2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist Announced

2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist Announced

Forty-six books (26 fiction, 20 nonfiction) have been selected for the longlist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The six-title shortlist—three each for the fiction and nonfiction medals—will be chosen from longlist titles and announced on November 17, 2020. The two medal winners will be announced by 2021 selection […]

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Makerspace Monday: Halloween Fun

Makerspace Monday: Halloween Fun

Looking for Halloween ideas to share with your families? Try these activities that families can make together at home. It’s time to make some Halloween fun!         Big Spider Piñata      Oh Happy Day explains how to turn a 36″ balloon into a big spider piñata with flour, water, newspaper, stiff paper (to make eight […]

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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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Best New Books: Week of October 20, 2020

Best New Books: Week of October 20, 2020

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist! Adult Fiction ★ Death and the Maiden, by Samantha Norman and Ariana Franklin ★ Nothing Short of Wondrous, by Regina Scott ★ The Silence, by Don DeLillo ★ To Hold Up […]

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