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Join us for this popular event as we unveil the year’s best in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audiobook narration, and reference materials, featuring the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. This highly anticipated event is sponsored by NoveList, Booklist and RUSA. Winners are hand-picked by our expert…(Read More)

On January 26, 2020, during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia “Ghost Wall”, published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux was announced to the 2020 Listen List. In honor of this recognition the author Sarah Moss was interviewed: When did you first realize you wanted to be an author? When I learned to…(Read More)

On January 26, 2020, during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia “A Memory Called Empire”, A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates was announced as the best “Science Fiction” to the 2020 Reading List. In honor of this recognition the author Arkady Martine was interviewed: When did you first realize you…(Read More)

The winner of the 2020 Dartmouth Medal for most outstanding reference work, an annual award presented by the expert reference and collection development librarians of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of ALA, is the “Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History” published by Gale, a Cengage Company…(Read More)

The CODES List, a committee of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), has announced the 2019 selection of essential cookbooks for public libraries. The CODES List: Cookbooks highlights titles for both avid home chefs and those just learning the rewards of making a meal. The list…(Read More)

The Listen List Council of the Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) has announced the 2020 selections of the Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration. The final juried list of thirteen titles highlights extraordinary narrators and listening experiences that merit special attention by a general adult audience and…(Read More)

The Reading List Council has announced the 2020 selections of the Reading List, an annual best-of list comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A shortlist of honor titles, up to 4 per genre was also announced. The list was announced today during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting held in…(Read More)

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