Hidden heirs, dueling families, unfolding powers, one is closer the throne.
Readers’ advisory and collection development librarians of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, list top fiction, nonfiction, reference, and audiobook titles. Winners of The Dartmouth Medal, The Sophie Brody Medal, Listen Lists and Reading Lists.
The start of 2013 promises many things, with twelve new months for reading among them. Here are four nonfiction books to look forward to in January (plus one that came out very late in December, but shouldn’t be missed). On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks by Simon Garfield (Gotham) [...]
The last days of the year seem a good time to dip into reimagined fairy tales, or myths once told around a fire centuries ago. Here are five books that mine the richness of long-lived legends. Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths by Nancy Marie Brown (Palgrave Macmillan) Ragnarok: The End of the [...]