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The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2019 Best Lists

The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2019 Best Lists

The newest issue of Booklist, featuring ALA’s Best Lists of 2019, is now live! In it, you’ll find a list of the top 10 adult books, which exhibit commendable literary quality; you’ll also see significant, authentic LGBT content from the 2019 Over the Rainbow Project and the Rainbow List of LGBT books for youth. Then there’s a list of […]

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Catching Creativity: An Interview with Playwright Christina Anderson
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Catching Creativity: An Interview with Playwright Christina Anderson

On January 19, the Goodman Theatre will be premiering Christina Anderson’s latest play. Imaginative and thought-provoking, How to Catch Creation explores how one writer’s words and actions profoundly affect four artists fifty years later, influencing their work, dreams, and sense of self. Anderson, the inaugural recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Playwriting and a two-time […]

Nothing Can Be Squishy: Donna Seaman on Criticism

Nothing Can Be Squishy: Donna Seaman on Criticism

Today, the National Book Critics Circle blog ran an interview with our beloved Adult Books editor, Donna Seaman, as part of their series on the craft of criticism. In it, they called her “the queen of the 250 word or less review” and dove into her process. Here are some highlights. On brevity: I think […]

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The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2018 Best Lists

The Latest Booklist: ALA’s 2018 Best Lists

The April 1 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 231 new reviews and 15 new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or do subscribe but […]

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The Carnegie Interviews: Matthew Desmond
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The Carnegie Interviews: Matthew Desmond

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by 2pm CST tomorrow (December 22, 2016) using […]

The Carnegie Interview: Michael Chabon
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The Carnegie Interview: Michael Chabon

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of Moonglow, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by noon CST tomorrow, December 21, 2016, using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll announce the winner on […]

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The Carnegie Interviews: Patricia Bell-Scott
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The Carnegie Interviews: Patricia Bell-Scott

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of The Firebrand and the First Lady, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by noon CST tomorrow (December 20, 2016) using the hashtag […]

The Carnegie Interview: Colson Whitehead

The Carnegie Interview: Colson Whitehead

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of The Underground Railroad, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by midnight CST on Sunday, December 18, 2016, using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll […]

The Carnegie Interviews: Patrick Phillips
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The Carnegie Interviews: Patrick Phillips

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of Blood at the Root, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by midnight CST tonight (December 15, 2016) using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll […]

The Carnegie Interviews: Zadie Smith
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The Carnegie Interviews: Zadie Smith

This is the first in a series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. For your chance to win a copy of Swing Time, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by midnight CST tonight (December 14, 2016) using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll announce […]