December 7, 2016

LJ’s Best Books of 2016

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Our picks for the Top Ten books of 2016, plus Top Five picks in genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, and more.

National Book Awards Challenge Political Climate with Literature, Celebration

On Wednesday, November 16, following a presidential election that shook the literary community to its roots, the National Book Foundation came back fighting at an awards ceremony where endorsement of a broad view of social justice for America was evident from the moment host Larry Wilmore took the stage. Virtually every speaker expressed strong dismay […]

Database Updates | Reference 2017

More than a dozen recent and forthcoming reference databases and online products, organized by category.

Database Updates | Reference 2017

More than a dozen recent and forthcoming reference databases and online products, organized by category.

New Database Releases | Reference 2017

Some 20 recent and forthcoming databases and online products.

New Database Releases | Reference 2017

Some 20 recent and forthcoming databases and online products.

New Database Releases | Reference 2017

Some 20 recent and forthcoming databases and online products.

New Print Reference Releases | Reference 2017

Some 350 recent and forthcoming reference titles from more than 30 publishers, organized by category.

New Print Reference Releases | Reference 2017

Some 350 recent and forthcoming reference titles from more than 30 publishers, organized by category.

Short-List Announced for Andrew Carnegie Medals

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the six books short-listed for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, which are given for the previous year’s best adult fiction and nonfiction books published in the United States. The two medal winners will be revealed at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book […]