The Week in Libraries: April 26, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Why the DOJ's edition of 'The Mueller Report' gets bad reviews; Melville House, NYPL convene Climate Change Reading Group; and, has Elsevier broken the ice with an open access deal in Norway? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: June 28, 2019

Among the week's headlines: strong attendance at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference; ALA applauds the Supreme Court for keeping a citizenship question off the 2020 Census; and, publishers want Congress to look at Amazon's dominance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: June 21, 2019

Among the week's headlines: the 2019 ALA Annual Conference kicks off in Washington DC; Librarians cry foul over Hachette's new digital terms for libraries; and the DPLA wins a major grant. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: May 17, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Richard Ford is honored by the Library of Congress; Sari Feldman reflects on her career; and the 'random' things you can borrow from a public library. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: May 10, 2019

Among the week's headlines: IMLS announces the winners of the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to libraries and museums; NYPL taps a new leader; And, Congress is poised to boost federal library funding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: May 3, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Macmillan Learning commits to 'born accessible' ebooks; Project Panorama is surveying Readers' Advisory practices; and, is a voluntary 'small claims court' for copyright feasible? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: April 29, 2019

‘The Mister,’ E.L. James’s first non–Fifty Shades romance, in #2 in the country, with her softest first week to date. Plus lauded Irish author Sally Rooney’s sophomore effort, ‘Normal People,’ lands at #6 in hardcover fiction, and Pete Buttigieg’s popularity is rising in the polls and at bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 29, 2019

This week: a delightful history of how Britain became modern, plus two outstanding thrillers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 29, 2019

Camilla Läckberg finds a new home at Knopf, HMH editor-at-large David Rosenthal nabs two high-profile books, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 22, 2019

'Tattooist of Auschwitz' author Heather Morris jumps to St. Martin’s, Ecco votes for Senator Tester, S&S pays six figures for a book on literary innovation, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: April 22, 2019

Chelsea Handler’s ‘Life Will Be the Death of Me,’ which PW called ‘amusingly offbeat,’ is the #2 book in the country. Plus Martha Hall Kelly is in full flower with ‘Lost Roses,’ her follow-up to ‘Lilac Girls,’ and new Macmillan imprint Celadon has its second bestseller in ‘Wolfpack.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 15, 2019

Allende jumps to Ballantine, Mulholland goes big for The Chain, Nikki Haley signs with St. Martin’s, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: April 15, 2019

Historian Douglas Brinkley launches a new season of space exploration books with ‘American Moonshot.’ Plus Lori Gottlieb, who writes the Dear Therapist column for ‘The Atlantic,’ debuts at #9 in hardcover nonfiction with ‘Maybe You Should Talk to Someone,’ and YA novelist Tahereh Mafi builds on... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: April 8, 2019

Bobby Hall, aka hip-hop artist Logic, has the #1 book in the country with ‘Supermarket,’ his debut novel. Plus new installments of the Expanse and Miasie Dobbs series land their authors on our hardcover fiction list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 8, 2019

Harper pays seven figures for two more by Liv Constantine, Hanover signs a Kasich book, Blackstone woos three authors away from PRH in a new seven-figure partnership with the Story Factory, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 8, 2019

This week: Susan Choi's unforgettable 'Trust Exercise,' and Maria Gainza's phenomenal 'Optic Nerve.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 1, 2019

St. Martin’s pays up for a book on the afterlife, Lupita Nyong’o writes a picture book for S&S, Graywolf celebrates 45 years with another from Claudia Rankine, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: March 29, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Copyright reform passes in Europe; a bill to restore net neutrality advances in the U.S.; and librarians in South Carolina want answers after two library managers mysteriously found themselves unemployed following a controversy over a Drag Queen Story Time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: March 22, 2019

Among the week's headlines: ALA officials urge library supporters to contact their local reps to save federal library funding; CCPL's Sari Feldman announces her retirement; and a federal court boldly finds fair use where Star Trek meets Dr. Seuss. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: March 8, 2019

Among the week's headlines: OCLC releases an impressive list of the library world's most widely held novels; Texas school librarians score a major victory in the legislature; and more on the University of California's decision to walk away from Elsevier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: March 1, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a new bill in California aims to strengthen consumer privacy protections; in Texas, school librarians have been cut out of a bill providing educators with a long overdue pay raise; and in a major development, the University of California has terminated its Elsevier... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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