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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, […]

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We are proud to share the Penguin Random House titles chosen for Library Journal’s annual Best Books list. From Mystery to Thriller to Romance to Memoir, our books had great showings in many categories, including the Top Ten Books of 2017. Read more about our Top Ten selections below, and more about the entire list here. […]

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The shortlist for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced on October, 25th. The titles shortlisted for fiction are Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner), Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Random House), and Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (Scribner). The titles shortlisted for nonfiction are You […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the April 2017 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your April Readers’ Advisory. Anything Is Possible: A Novel (#1) Elizabeth Strout “Strout does not disappoint with her newest work. Her brilliant collection takes up where her novel, My Name […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite April titles, and if you love the reads, please consider nominating one (or more) for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the April list ends on February 20th! Click to Request eGalleys of These April Titles. Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss […]

Lost cities have fascinated mankind for centuries. Percy Fawcett, possibly the last of these explorers, went looking for one (called “Z”) in the endless Amazonian rainforest almost a century ago. And he never came out. Now, New Yorker staff writer David Grann has gone after him and uncovered his story (a story worthy, it seems, […]