Monthly Archives: November 2011
A Top Cop’s Expose of the Dark Side of American Policing
Publicity Update for: BREAKING RANK By Norm Stamper ISBN: 9781560258551 E-Book ISBN: 9780786736249 Norm Stamper will be on NPR’s TALK OF THE NATION this afternoon (Tues, 11/29) to discuss his recent piece in THE NATION and the challenges of crowd … Continue reading
The New York Times Fetes Books from Copper Canyon & Enchanted Lion in Year-End Lists!
Pomelo Begins to Grow has been included in the Notable Children’s Books of 2011 by The New York Times, which quoted their August 19 review, saying “‘A baby elephant’s growth spurt also spurs worries. Funny, smart, and idiosyncratic, graceful and … Continue reading
The Cat and the Fiddle
Since we’ve been on the topic of wonderfully illustrated picture books with the announcement of the New York Times Best Illustrated Books of 2011, it seems appropriate to talk about Jackie Morris and her latest title. Jackie Morris has a … Continue reading
A portrait of America’s most visible, outspoken and controversial diplomat in a generation
The Unquiet American (9781610390781) Derek Chollet and Samantha Power, eds. Richard Holbrooke, who died in December 2010, was a pivotal player in U.S. diplomacy for more than forty years. Most recently Special Envoy for Iraq and Afghanistan under President Barack … Continue reading
Ice Named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book!
For the second year in a row*, a book published by Enchanted Lion Books has won a spot on the 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2011 list from the New York Times! This year, the one of the honors … Continue reading
New York Times Best Illustrated 2011 – Migrant!
I am excited to let you all know that Groundwood Books’ Migrant has been chosen as one of the 10 New York Times Best Illustrated Books of 2011! Migrant is a beautiful story about Mennonite migrant farm workers making their … Continue reading
Six Decades of America’s Favorite Morning Show
From Yesterday to TODAY is a celebratory look at the nation’s fourth-longest running television program. Covering six decades of broadcast history, From Yesterday to TODAY tells the story of America’s favorite morning news show through personal recollections of the anchors … Continue reading
Join the #indieview conversation!
Consortium holds a weekly chat on Twitter to discuss topics that are relevant to independent publishers. This week’s chat is all about the library-indie publisher relationship. Come join us, won’t you? When: Wednesday, November 9th, 9:30-10:00am, CST Where: Twitter. Follow … Continue reading
Celebrate the life and legacy of America’s “national curmudgeon”*
“If you were to make a list of all the good things in the world, books would be right up near the top. Someone did a great thing when they invented books. One way or another, books have been around … Continue reading