Posted on 01/25/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Critics Circle has announced the thirty finalists for its 2020 awards. The winner of each of the...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Book lists

Posted on 01/25/2021 at 10:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

US Senator Rob Portman, who represents Ohio, announced today that he won’t seek re-election in 2022, sparking immediate speculation over...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Memoir, Politics

Posted on 01/25/2021 at 10:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes realistic isn’t the adjective you should strive for in your work. C.S. Lakin points out — accurately, we think...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 01/25/2021 at 08:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Anthony Doerr, author of the hit novel All The Light We Cannot See, has revealed his next project. Cloud Cuckoo...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Excerpt

Posted on 01/24/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A few years ago, design-minded bookworms were observing a bold-and-blocky trend in covers. This year, Emily Temple is seeing something...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/24/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

How many of you have heard a friend or relative say proudly that they’re never on Facebook anymore? And how...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 01/24/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 24, 2021: Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862): Wharton...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 01/23/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest library prank to make late-night shows is, fortunately, much more innocent than previous ones. Stephen Colbert featured a...

Tagged As: Libraries, Pop culture

Posted on 01/23/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Count Dave King among those who saw their productivity plummet in the early days of the year. His lack of...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 01/23/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

Categories: Favorites

Tagged As: Just for fun