What unites us as book lovers (endless TBR piles aside) is the shared angst of attempting to gift the perfect read—especially during the holidays. We at Penguin Random House Library Marketing know this struggle all too well! So, we asked ourselves not only what book we’re gifting others this year, but what book we’re gifting […]
Black Lives Matter. Black Voices Matter. Black Stories Matter. From fiction to nonfiction, poetry to cookbooks, adult to young adult, these books by Black authors are must-reads that are sure to drive the holds lists at your library. Looking for more reading suggestions? Click for Essential Reading and Resources and a Juneteenth Reading List. Celebrate […]
Since its founding in 1915, our friends at Knopf have published some of the finest poets of our time. And for more than twenty years, the imprint has celebrated National Poetry Month by sending out a free poem every day throughout April. Sign up below to receive your free poem-a-day in April, and share with your […]
Celebrate World Poetry Day on March 21st with these poetry collections perfect for poetry enthusiasts and those new to the genre. Click for More Poetry Collections.
April is National Poetry Month and we’re celebrating by featuring upcoming poetry collections from new and established voices. Click for More Poetry Collections. Click to Learn More About National Poetry Month.
This month, we’re focusing on the Dewey 800s—literature, rhetoric, drama, essays, poetry, and criticism. On the recommended list, you’ll find over 100 titles including essential writing guides (such as Lamott’s Bird By Bird, Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones, and McCann’s Letters to a Young Writer); Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies; the Ancient Greek plays of Aeschylus and […]
I know a lot of you can’t wait to get your kids back to school and get back to schedules, early bed times and all of that other stuff that happens when we stop bbq’ing and start doing homework again…but, not me. I love summer, and I secretly do sympathize with my boys as they […]
I believe the April’s Fool joke this year is that winter has decided to return. It’s been awfully cold here in the Northeast after a false Spring scare about two weeks ago (up in the mid-70s for two days, followed promptly by snow!). So we all need some comfort, and rather than run out an […]