Posted on 11/25/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Novelist Haruki Murakami's alma mater is building a new library to house everything he’s donated to it. Tokyo’s Waseda University...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 11/01/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Public Library is now the proud owner of Arthur Miller's personal collection. Fine Books Magazine reports that...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 10/21/2020 at 03:14 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Well, this is a much nicer quarantine project than organizing the attic (ahem). Members of LibraryThing, a website that allows...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 10/11/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Libraries around the world have put moratoriums on late fees during the coronavirus pandemic. And one patron in particular has...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Just for fun, Libraries, NPR

Posted on 10/10/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this year, we shared Slate magazine’s explanation of why the classic Goodnight Moon took so long to appear in...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 09/29/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The American Library Association kicked off Banned Books Week by sharing the decade’s most frequently challenged books. The full list,...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/30/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson found himself the butt of many a joke recently, when viewers took a closer look...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/20/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning author Ocean Vuong will become the seventh author to contribute to Oslo’s Future Library. Vuong, best known for his...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Libraries, The Guardian

Posted on 08/12/2020 at 09:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We know many Fussy followers are happy users of Libby, the reading app from OverDrive that many library systems use...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Audiobook, Libraries, Reading

Posted on 08/04/2020 at 01:38 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writer Milan Kundera has declared a destination for his archives: his hometown library. Expats.cz reports that Kundera, a native of...

Categories: Today in Books