Tag: Midwinter Meeting

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

If you’ll be attending ALA’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta this year, be sure to visit Booklist! We’ll be in booth #1925. Join us as we kick off our 50 Years of YA celebration with cake! Stop by the Booklist booth on Friday, January 20th at 5:30pm to help kick off #50YearsofYA with a slice of delicious sheet […]

Don’t Let the Weather Keep Us Apart: Booklist Wants to See YOU at #ALAMW16
By December 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Don’t Let the Weather Keep Us Apart: Booklist Wants to See YOU at #ALAMW16

It was a tough question, but we were up to answering it. (This is an organization for librarians, after all.) Having braved blizzards and cold-advisory temperatures, defending our right to attend meetings and events, grab galleys, and chat IRL with our far-flung colleagues and friends at Midwinter 2015 in Chicago, where could we possibly go next to hone our […]

American Library Association’s Best Audiobooks
By February 4, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

American Library Association’s Best Audiobooks

Need a great listen? Grab these 48 adult audiobooks and 4 youth titles. And more will be announced in a few days! The very best in recorded literature was recognized at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in snowy Chicago. Both the adult Listen List and the youth Odyssey Awards were announced during the conference, while the 2015 […]

Posted in: Audiobooks, Book Awards
Imagining the Accidental Future with Paolo Bacigalupi
By February 2, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Imagining the Accidental Future with Paolo Bacigalupi

On Sunday, Paolo Bacigalupi, author of the Printz-winning Ship Breaker (2010), stopped by the Booklist booth at ALA’s Midwinter Meeting to talk about his new book, The Water Knife. Our conversation has been edited for length. The Water Knife is firmly dystopian, though I’ve heard you prefer the term accidental futures. Could you say a little about why you like that phrase better than the […]

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Irvine Welsh Talks about The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins
By February 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Irvine Welsh Talks about The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

Yesterday, the author of Trainspotting (1996) and Skagboys (2012) stopped by the Booklist booth at ALA’s Midwinter Meeting to talk about his latest novel, The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins. He also discussed the difference between Miami and Chicago, why he likes Twitter, and how he found refuge in a library growing up. Our conversation […]

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ALA Midwinter: Graphic Novels, TV Hosts, Free Books, and More from Booklist!

ALA Midwinter: Graphic Novels, TV Hosts, Free Books, and More from Booklist!

New Year’s resolutions are either solidly underway or completely forgotten; we recently celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day; and hefty blue trunks line the halls of the American Library Association. All this can mean only one thing: the ALA Midwinter Meeting is upon us! We’re thrilled to be hosting fabulous readers and lovely librarians in our […]