The New YorkerWhat Kind of Town Bans Books?The New YorkerLast week, during the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, I found out that a group of parents had recently pressured the public school I attended, in Texas, into “suspending” not just one but seven different books from assigned reading lists.
Entertainment Weekly'Gilmore Girls' reading-inspired challenge: 7 books to read right nowEntertainment WeeklyFans of Gilmore Girls know that a scene featuring daughter Rory Gilmore (Alexis Bledel) with a book in hand was a prominent part of the show's storyline across its seven season run, influencing the teen's stance on everything from […]
The books that changed the world's best business brainsCNNStrategizing supply chains, intelligent design, smart investment decisions and the power of positive thinking are just some of the critical business skills that top businesspeople have gained from reading books - in some cases lent to them by other ...and more »
Livingston DailyLibrary offers hundreds of books at bargain pricesLivingston Daily“Our AV room, our biggest room, is completely filled with books,” Nancy Johnson, library director, said. “Some of them are brand-new books.” Johnson said the community is “very generous” when it comes to donating items. The sale offers hundreds of ...Friends accepting books for […]
New York Times (blog)Book News: First-Ever Kirkus Prize Picks 18 FinalistsNPR (blog)The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. Clear some space at this season's awards festivities: It's time to make room for 18 more writers. This morning, Kirkus Reviews shared with NPR the finalists for its first ...Kirkus Ann […]
Best business reading lists from Western and others.