The Week in Libraries: November 8, 2019

Among the week's headlines: the pressure keeps mounting on Macmillan following its library e-book embargo; a backlash follows after a group of Florida elected officials politicizes the library's New York Times subcription; and an update on the Library of Congress modernization efforts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 22, 2019

Among the week's headlines: The National Book Awards are awarded in New York; in Florida, a group of county commissioners double down on their refusal to allow their library to buy a 'New York Times' digital subscription; and Elsevier announces a breakthrough open-access deal with Carnegie... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 15, 2019

Among the headlines this week: ALA applauds Trump's choice to lead IMLS; the simple reason why some librarians believe Macmillan's e-book embargo is destined to flop; and administrators finally come clean about why a YA author's library visit was canceled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: November 1, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Macmillan CEO John Sargent writes to librarians; more libraries announce boycotts of Macmillan e-books as the publisher's embargo begins; and why being a whistleblower doesn't pay. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 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

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The Week in Libraries: February 8, 2019

The AAP weighs in on the latest skirmish over library book scanning; how libraries often struggle to rebound from budget cuts; and the Library of Congress wins a Mellon grant to study the condition of academic library book collections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Weekly: November 25 – 27, 2019

Of Bohumil Hrabal’s six great loves, guess how many were cats? (Hint: almost all of them.) | Lit Hub Memoir The car culture that’s helping destroy the planet was by no means inevitable: on the relentless campaign to force Americans to accept the automobile. | Lit Hub History Here are the 78 best... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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AOC Reminds Us Libraries Aren’t “Free Stuff:” Critical Linking, November 29, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 25, 2019

Bush twins Jenna and Barbara have the #5 book in the country with ‘Sisters First.’ Plus Kevin Wilson’s ‘Nothing to See Here’ hits our list for the first time in its third week on sale, and the latest incarnation of ‘Joy of Cooking’ remains a family affair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 25, 2019

This week: why we're wrong about nearly everything, plus Bohumil Hrabal's meditations on living with cats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 18, 2019

Eight years after ‘The Night Circus,’ Erin Morgenstern returns with ‘The Starless Sea,’ #10 in the country. Plus Neal Shusterman concludes his Arc of a Scythe trilogy with ‘The Toll,’ and ‘I Heard You Paint Houses,’ retitled ‘The Irishman,’ hits the big and small screens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 18, 2019

David Chang sells a memoir, Catherine Coulter moves houses, MCD spends big on a graphic memoir, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 18, 2019

This week: a woman who gave birth to rabbits, plus a brilliant mystery set in 15th-century England. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lit Hub Daily: November 8, 2019

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, seven acclaimed books about and from East Germany. | Lit Hub What does “NSFW” mean in the age of social media? On the protean, problematic humor of the internet. | Lit Hub Remembering Stephen Dixon, two-time National Book Award finalist,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 11, 2019

Lee Child has the #1 book in the country with ‘Blue Moon.’ The week’s other notable releases include ‘The Beautiful Ones,’ Prince’s posthumously published memoir, and ‘Find Me,’ André Aciman’s sequel to ‘Call Me by Your Name.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of November 11, 2019

The Mueller Report goes graphic, Tor spends six figures on a debut, Doubleday buys a book on Trump from a New York Times reporter and New Yorker columnist, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Libraries Suspend Macmillan eBook Purchases: Critical Linking, November 3, 2019

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Book Deals: Week of November 4, 2019

Val Kilmer’s memoir lands at a Big Five house, 'Dead Man Walking' goes graphic, the screenwriter of The Jerk sells a thriller, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: November 1, 2019

Ree Drummond has the #1 book in the country with ‘The Pioneer Woman Cooks: The New Frontier,’ one of three high-profile cookbook releases. Plus Brent Weeks closes out his epic fantasy series Lightbringer, and Instagram-popular artist Charlie Mackesy publishes his first fable. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, November 4, 2019

This week: the latest from Martin Cruz Smith, Erin Morgenstern, Carmen Maria Machado, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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