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There is an election going on in this country and the results will have a significant impact on your library, your community, and you. I’m not talking about Congressional races or your local school board (though those are important and please vote!). The election that matters to us right now is the one that…(Read More)

Jason Fagone, author of The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies (Dey Street Books), which was was selected to the 2018 Notable Books List for nonfiction, has been added to the stellar panel of this year’s Literary Tastes event at ALA…(Read More)

Jennifer Egan author of Manhattan Beach

Summer reading is around the corner and we’ve got your next pick for book club: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner), which won the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. From New York mobsters to the first woman diver at the Brooklyn Naval Station during WWII to the archetypally motley crew of…(Read More)

Matthew Desmond and Colson Whitehead with medals

We’re gearing up for this year’s celebration of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and looking back to last year’s winners: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (Crown, Penguin Random House) by Matthew Desmond and The Underground Railroad (Doubleday, Penguin Random House) by Colson Whitehead. Our…(Read More)

If you liked Manhattan Beach, you'll also like...

If you loved Jennifer Egan’s award-winning novel Manhattan Beach Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence as much as we did, we know you’ll like these other fantastic reads hand-picked by the selection committee members and reviewed by our partner, Booklist.   Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner). Winner, 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal…(Read More)

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