The Week in Libraries: September 20, 2019

Among the week's headlines: As Banned Books Week kicks off, the DoJ sues Edward Snowden over his just-published memoir; NPR reports on how a Colorado library is seeking to help its local town's news operation; and rave reviews for a new Queens Public Library building, which opens next week. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: September 13, 2019

Among the week's headlines, ALA seeks to raise public awareness about e-books; a look at Temple University's new library; and how a New Jersey library will benefit from a hidden treasure that had been hanging in plain sight for 60 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: September 6, 2019

Among the week's headlines, sticker shock over S&S's new library e-book prices; ALA organizes a national campaign against Macmillan's e-book embargo; and what's the the future of school librarians? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Most Popular Books In Libraries, July–September 2019

Take a peek at the most popular books in libraries during the third quarter of 2019, courtesy of Panorama Picks. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Week in Libraries: October 11, 2019

Among the week's headlines: a new ALA e-book club launches; pushback on Macmillan's library e-book embargo keeps rolling in; and are library workers under siege? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Week in Libraries: October 4, 2019

A federal court delivers a mixed decision on net neutrality; OCLC hosts its annual Library Futures Conference; and library supporters continue to hammer Macmillan over its e-book embargo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: September 30, 2019

Eisner Award–winner Raina Telgemeier has the #1 book in the country with the middle grade graphic memoir ‘Guts.’ Plus Jacqueline Woodson’s third adult novel, ‘Red at the Bone,’ lands in hardcover fiction, and Joe Abercrombie launches the Age of Madness series with ‘A Little Hatred.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of September 30, 2019

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg sells her story, Ian McEwan unveils a Brexit novella, Bloomsbury buys the sophomore novel by the author of 'Dr. Strange & Mr. Norrell,' and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of September 23, 2019

Knopf lands the duo behind the Paris climate agreement, William Morrow buys a novel about an American con woman, Plume invests in a series about female stars of the Democratic party, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 23, 2019

This week: new books from Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ann Patchett, Patti Smith, Chris Ware, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: September 23, 2019

Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Testaments’ and Stephen King’s “The Institute’ are the top-selling books in the country; each moved more than 100,000 print units in its first week on sale. Other new releases include the memoir ‘The Education of an Idealist’ by Samantha Power and ‘She Said’ by... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of September 16, 2019

Amy Einhorn spends big for a new novel by the author of 'American Dirt,' S&S nabs the debut by an up-and-coming PRH editor, Sourcebooks touts its own debut, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: September 16, 2019

‘Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum’ is the #9 book in country, and one of three new titles at the top of our picture book list. Plus ‘This Tender Land’ sells well in the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes, and debut novel ‘The Secrets We Kept’ gets the nod from Reese’s Book Club. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How Little Free Libraries Inspired Little Free Pantries: Critical Linking, September 6, 2019

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

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Book Deals: Week of September 9, 2019

Sarah Huckabee Sanders sells her story, a book on the Jeffrey Epstein case is nabbed by HC, a webcomic finds a home at Scholastic, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Week's Bestsellers: September 9, 2019

Louise Penny has the #2 book in the country with ‘A Better Man,’ book 15 in her Chief Inspector Gamache mysteries. Plus ‘Eleanor & Park’ author Rainbow Rowell and cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks collaborate on the graphic novel ‘Pumpkinheads,’ and ob/gyn and NYT columnist Jen Gunter debuts with... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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