Earlier this month we blogged about a FREE BOOK pdf giveaway of Firoozeh Dumas’ hilarious and ever-reaching memoir, Funny in Farsi. Firoozeh has just written an opinion piece for NPR on the First Amendment, available on their website now. As librarians, the topics of the First Amendment and Censorship are surely near and dear to all your […]

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, […]