20 Fall Religion Preview
We survey the season’s most notable religion titles, which run the
gamut from historical accounts of the lives of Jesus, King David, and
Muhammad to the latest from Deepak Chopra and a posthumous
collection of essays by Christopher Hitchens.
16 Frances Foster Remembered
The children’s book editor, whose career spanned 55 years, died on
June 8 at age 83. We gather remembrances from her authors and
38 A New Model
A look at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., which features an art gallery, an auditorium,
and conference spaces, in addition to housing special collections
and a public library.
4 Print Unit Sales up 1% in First Half of 2014
All print formats but mass market paperback post year-over-year
5 YA Tops Nielsen and Kindle Lists
Veronica Roth and John Green dominate the print and digital bestseller lists for the first six months of the year.
6 Meet the Editor
We talk with Shannon Welch at Rodale’s Modern Times imprint.
7 Viva Las Vegas
Librarians gathered on the strip at the end of June for the ALA
Annual Conference, with attendance beating expectations.
8 Social Media
Hillary Clinton’s Hard Choices topped CoverCake’s list of the most
talked-about books on social media once again in June.
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