We’re featuring books by some of the 2020 hopefuls to help your patrons learn more about the candidates. Click to Learn More About These Books by Presidential Candidates. Click for More Books About Politics.
What are your thoughts about the Presidential nominees’ picks for Vice President? Do you understand the role of Vice President? Well, we’ve nominated the following titles to elucidate the position. These are standout books by and about former Vice Presidents – some of whom ascended to be Presidents and others who did not. Click for […]
Back in July, beach chairs gave way to backpacks on store shelves since many students start school in mid-August, bringing summer “learning loss” to a halt. This week we present an array of books for students, teachers, parents, librarians, and concerned citizens. Topics range from first-day jitters to trenchant analyses of, and prescriptions for, improving how […]
Holds are quickly rising as press coverage continues to grow for The Things That Matter ! (on sale Oct. 22 | HC | Political Science/Essays) Highlights Include: Daily Show with Jon Stewart CBS – This Morning The O’Reilly Factor NPR – Morning Edition Keep ahead of patron demand as Charles Krauthammer continues to be in the […]
With political unrest roiling in one of the Middle East’s most populous and economically developed countries, patrons may come looking for books about Egypt. We’ve published quite a few of them over the years, but here are three that, together, we think will cover a wide range of readers’ advisory needs. First, a little history. (Okay, it’s […]
I was shocked to turn on the news this morning and see Edward Kennedy had passed away. In May of this year, Crown released a biography on the “Lion of the Senate” by Edward Klein. Be sure to check your lists for this one as your patrons may be asking.
In case you hadn’t heard in the last day or so, former president George W. Bush is apparently writing a memoir to be published by Crown, tentatively scheduled for Fall 201o. He told the Associated Press, “I want people to get a sense of how decisions were made and I want people to understand the […]
Last week’s Newsweek featured the highly anticipated, candid memoir from the chief prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Tribunal for Rwanda. “She’s faced down the mob and genocidal dictators. So why is Carla Del Ponte barred from discussing her own book?” – Newsweek -Erica