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In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown […]

Events

Join us for galley giveaways, book buzzes, and author events at ALA Annual 2017! For those of you unable to attend, follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! ______________________________ THE INSIDE SCOOP BOOK BUZZ  Get ARCs, Tote Bags, and the inside scoop on books sure to drive your holds lists. Mimosas and snacks will be served! Sunday, June 25 • […]

Announcements

The American Library Association selected The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and Evicted by Matthew Desmond as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction. In addition to these winners, Swing Time by Zadie Smith was shortlisted for the fiction award and The […]

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Congratulations to the finalists for the the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction! The winners are announced at the RUSA Book and Media Awards Ceremony, Sunday, January 22 at 5:00pm, at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta. We’re especially excited about the finalists below from Penguin Random House! FICTION Swing Time  by Zadie Smith […]

Holds AlertStaff PicksWhat We're Reading

We’re thrilled to share that OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine announces the newest Oprah’s Book Club 2016 selection, The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday). The Underground Railroad is on-sale today, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at bookstores, online retailers and wherever books are sold, as well as at public libraries across the country.  […]

Holds AlertWhat We're Reading

Click to request eGalleys of our favorite September titles, and if you love the reads, please consider nominating one (or more) for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the September 2016 List ends on July 20th! A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility―a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend […]

Book ExtrasEvents

Join us in Libraryland for book buzzes and author events at ALA Annual 2016! For those of you unable to attend, follow along with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! ______________ COME TO THE HAPPIEST BOOK BUZZ ON EARTH Get ARCs, Tote Bags, and the inside scoop on books sure to drive your hold lists. Mimosas and refreshments will be […]