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Monthly Archives: March 2012

20 Lambda Literary Award Finalists!
20 Lambda Literary Award Finalists!

Our publishers have twenty–count them, TWENTY–books in the running for the Lambda Literary Awards! Lesbian Debut Fiction The Girls Club, by Sally Bellerose, Bywater Books Zipper Mouth, by Laurie Weeks, The Feminist Press at CUNY Lesbian General Fiction The Dirt … Continue reading

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Marie and Hortense’s prominence during the emergence of print journalism prompted debates on women’s rights, marriage, and property laws ….
Marie and Hortense’s prominence during the emergence of print journalism prompted debates on women’s rights, marriage, and property laws ….

Library Journal gives THE KINGS’ MISTRESSES by Elizabeth Goldsmith a starred review: This dual biography relates the interesting but little-known saga of the Mancini sisters, nieces of Cardinal Mazarin, giant of French statecraft. Born in Italy but summoned to the … Continue reading

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Leaving the Atocha Station
Leaving the Atocha Station

Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station has been chosen as one of 5 finalists for the New York Public Library’s 2012 Young Lions Fiction Award! The awards are announced in May, but I think it’s got a pretty good chance … Continue reading

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Lia’s Guide to Winning the Lottery
Lia’s Guide to Winning the Lottery

Many of us dream of winning the lottery at some point or another. We plan out what we would do with the money, what organizations to donate to, imagine a life where financial woes are non-existent. But let’s face it, … Continue reading

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PLA
PLA

PGW  is at Booth #340 author signings- John Katzenbach -(What Comes Next ) and Thomas Perry – (Poison Flower) Thursday 2:00 – 3:00 Perseus Books Group is at booth #441 in Philly- come by and see us- Author Jenny Torres Sanchez … Continue reading

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Country of the Bad Wolfes
Country of the Bad Wolfes

If you’re into Westerns, then you will love the new book, just out from Cinco Puntos Press, Country of the Bad Wolfes. But don’t take my word for it, try these wonderful reviews: Kirkus Reviews: “A rollicking tale … that … Continue reading

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Dr Seuss in French

Last Friday was the birthday of the very special, very influential children’s book author Theodore Seuss Geisel, AKA Dr Seuss. The film industry celebrated by releasing the new animated film version of The Lorax and I’m celebrating a bit late … Continue reading

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Too Big to Know….
Too Big to Know….

TOO BIG TO KNOW:Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room  -By David Weinberger “Too Big to Know is a stunning and profound book on how … Continue reading

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Cat lovers everywhere…

The Librarian Bury your furry little head in your paws and try to look as contemplative and bookish as possible before drifting off.        The 25 Most Awkward Cat Sleeping Positions from  Buzzfeed

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The Stick Book
The Stick Book

Before iPads and Wiis, before there was even Atari and Super Nintendo, there was the stick. A perfectly useful organic toy; one that you can roast marshmallows on over the campfire, one that can stand in as a sword in … Continue reading

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