In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7 to May 11), Concordia University has created the Million Apple Challenge to say thanks by dedicating one million apples to teachers across the country on social media. Here’s how it works: Post a picture of an apple or post a video dedicating an apple to a teacher. In […]
Though it may not feel like it, the Spring season has officially arrived. Spring. To celebrate the change in season, we’re featuring titles for the patrons at your library who are fascinated by the wonders of the natural world. Click for More Books Explore Natural Phenomena.
The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Magazine have announced the return of “One Book, One New York,” the exciting city-wide initiative that brings book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same time. Just like last year, they’re giving New Yorkers the choice to pick which book […]
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year Award. From internationally bestselling author Sarah Winman comes an unforgettable and heartbreaking novel celebrating love in all its forms, and the little moments that make up the life of one man. This is almost a love story. But it’s not as simple as that. Ellis and Michael […]
From the New York Times bestselling author of My Name Is Mary Sutter comes a rich and compelling historical novel about the disappearance of two young girls after a cataclysmic blizzard. When what happened to them is revealed, the uproar that ensues tears apart families, reputations, and even the social fabric of the city, exposing dark secrets about some […]
Join Booklist editors and Carnegie Selection Committee members Donna Seaman and Annie Bostrom for this free, hour-long conversation about the six books shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction (Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach, George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo, Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing, Daniel Ellsberg’s The Doomsday Machine, […]
Inspired by December’s highly anticipated movie, The Post (directed by Stephen Spielberg and starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks) about Washington Post journalists Kathryn Graham and Ben Bradlee, this week we highlight some of the most important women journalists of our day, in memoir and investigative reporting. Click for More Memoirs and Biographies About Women in Journalism.
A love story across the ages—and for the ages—about a man lost in time, the woman who could save him, and the lifetimes it can take to learn how to live. Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. […]