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10 Questions for Jesse Q. Sutanto

10 Questions for Jesse Q. Sutanto

A globe-trotter from early on in life, Jesse Q. Sutanto has lived in a variety of locales, including Singapore and Great Britain, and now calls Indonesia home. After completing a master’s in creative writing from the University of Oxford, Jesse worked in the wedding industry while pursuing a writing career and now is the author […]

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Shelf Care Interview: J. William Lewis

Shelf Care Interview: J. William Lewis

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Seaman Capital. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to J. William Lewis, author of The Essence of Nathan Biddle. Alabama native J. William Lewis is a former […]

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Shelf Care Interview: Ally Carter

Shelf Care Interview: Ally Carter

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by HMH Books for Young Readers. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Sarah Hunter talks with author Ally Carter about her latest novel, Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery, the sequel […]

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10 Questions for Beverly Jenkins
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10 Questions for Beverly Jenkins

USA Today best-selling author Beverly Jenkins forever changed the literary landscape of historical romance in 1994 with the publication of her first book, Night Song, and since then, she has gone on to write more than 40 (and counting) historical and contemporary novels that celebrate the power of love and family. In addition to being […]

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Shelf Care Interview: Traci Sorell
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Shelf Care Interview: Traci Sorell

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Lerner. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Julia Smith talks with author Traci Sorell about her picture book biography, Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer, […]

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10 Questions for Melissa Croce

10 Questions for Melissa Croce

Melissa Croce traded in the gray skies of the Pacific Northwest for the hustle and bustle of working in New York City. When Melissa is not on the job helping spread the word to librarians about books, she might be found pursuing any one of a number of her interests, which include sleeping, seeking answers […]

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Shelf Care Interview: John Gallagher

Shelf Care Interview: John Gallagher

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview, a special installment in our Graphic Novels in Libraries month celebration, is sponsored by Random House Children’s Books. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Sarah Hunter, editor of the Books for Youth and Graphic Novel sections at […]

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A One Book, One Chicago Conversation with Mohsin Hamid, author of EXIT WEST
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A One Book, One Chicago Conversation with Mohsin Hamid, author of EXIT WEST

Chicago Public Library goes all out for its One Book, One Chicago programs, holding numerous events at branches throughout the city, culminating in a grand finale with the author at the magnificent Harold Washington Library Center. I’ve had the immense honor of participating in these events, and the energy in the auditorium is elevating. This […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Alex Sanchez
By November 18, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Alex Sanchez

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Capstone. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Maggie Reagan talks to Alex Sanchez. Alex Sanchez has published nine novels, including the American Library Association’s Best Book for Young Adults Rainbow […]

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Authors Unite for United for Libraries and the Association of Rural and Small Libraries
By November 12, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Authors Unite for United for Libraries and the Association of Rural and Small Libraries

One author was in London, another in Los Angeles, and the third was in Chicago, as was I. We all convened virtually on September 30, 2020, coming together as the United for Libraries Author Panel at the 2020 Association of Rural & Small Libraries Conference. I was honored by the invitation to moderate this discussion […]

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