On Thursday, March 16, at the New School in New York City, the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) announced the recipients of its book awards for publishing year 2016. As with last November’s National Book Awards, a sense of political urgency hung over the proceedings. Michelle Dean, awarded the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in […]
Note: We plan to update this post with additional reports, comments/reactions. and other materials as they become available. From The Washington Post: Trump’s first budget proposal, which he named “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” would increase defense spending by $54 billion and then offset that by stripping money from more than […]
The Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity, now in its third year, is named for the man whose influence on the comics industry is still being felt.
INFOdocket editor Gary Price highlights the top free online resources and apps that should be at the fingertips of every reference librarian.
The most highly acclaimed databases and digital reference products reviewed by LJ in 2016.
The top reference titles published in 2016, selected by a committee of LJ reviewers and editors.
Penguin Random House (PRH) announced that it will publish two forthcoming books by former United States President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama, respectively. PRH acquiredworld publication rights for the two books. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Publication dates have not yet been set, and the focus of each book will […]
Can New Yorkers agree to read the same book as the city launches One Book One New York reading campaign?