Sunday, November 9, 2008

RA Tips and Trends

Have we reminded you lately that The Reader's Advisor Online Blog is simply the best way to keep up with all things reader's advisorly? Below are a few gems from their recent blog posts:

Urban Fiction a Hit in Libraries of All KindsThe New York Times has a story on urban fiction, or street lit, as some call it, and it success in the Queens Library and others. “We’ve got people who are reading for the first time. We’ve got people coming into our building asking for Teri Woods — who have never come here before,” said Lora-Lynn Rice, the director of collections at the Martin Library in York County, which held a symposium on urban fiction during National Library Week in April. “Why would we not embrace this?”

The Ultimate Guide to Pairing Alcohol and Literature

Historical Fiction Online

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