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Mar 5, 2012
 February was a bad month for eBooks and public libraries. Despite the thrilling announcement that J.K. Rowling’s complete Harry Potter series would be available to libraries starting...
Feb 24, 2012
Just in time for President's Day, the newly-constructed Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, DC featured this staggering 34-foot pillar of literature. The...
Feb 23, 2012
Six of the nine films nominated for Best Picture 2011 were adapted from books.  Check them out and decide: which is better, book or film? The Descendants, by Kaui Hart HemmingsExtremely...
Feb 22, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR – Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn  What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about...
There's nothing like a real book
Feb 22, 2012
Have you ever wondered what the bookstore looks like at night? Well, wonder no more. The owners of Type Books in Toronto, Canada have created The Joy of Books to cue us all in.Like the video says...
Feb 17, 2012
What is "Speculative and Forthcoming?"Speculative fiction is the realm of science fiction and (sometimes) fantasy, where the author asks, "what if...?" about some unlikely...
Feb 16, 2012
 I am so excited for BookFest! The festival, held at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco from Thursday, February 23 through Tuesday, February 28, features a stellar lineup of writers,...
Feb 15, 2012
 New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about his...
Feb 15, 2012
New book reviewed on NPRNo One Is Here Except All Of Us  by Ramona AusubelAusubel's debut, No One Is Here Except All of Us, is a work of magical realism.  When an isolated Jewish...
Feb 14, 2012
Celebrate Presidents Day by reading one of these new books about Presidents Lincoln and Washington:Killing Lincoln: the shocking assassination that changed America forever, by Bill O’Reilly...