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In Defense of Librarians

Over at BuzzFeed Books, I write about 11 modern librarians in contemporary literature that break away from the tropes normally associated with the term “librarian.” The list includes characters by Haruki Murakami, Rebecca Makkai, Jennine Capo Crucet, Laura van den Berg, Dan Chaon, and others.

Here’s the link.

Essay

How To Aggravate A Reader

In one of the most dramatic scenes in a novel, submerge a dog in a tank full of water and have him share a breathing tube… 816 more words

Fiction

Flash Reviews (14th April 2014)

The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman ****
Alice Hoffman’s The Ice Queen is another of the library books which I borrowed during my first trip there for quite a while.  873 more words

READ: The Museum of Extraordinary Things

No one writes a love story like Alice Hoffman.

I have never been disappointed in an Alice Hoffman book. She is an extremely prolific story teller who has published books since she was in early 20′s. 495 more words

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The 50th Blog Post: Or Here’s What You Might Want to Check Out for Book Club or Summer Reading

(Fanfare!   Cheers from the crowd!  Huge rounds of applause!)

This is it!  What you’ve been waiting for!  The Hoboken Library’s 50th  post to the Staff Picks Blog. 1,397 more words

Lois Rubin Gross

Er, Another Triple Book Cover Reveal

Sooo I don’t want to get in the way of my own blog tour, but I’ve just updated my Novels page of this blog with three more books coming down the pike next year. 730 more words

Laura K. Cowan