With the public gravitating towards hostile island camps, bipartisan cooperation is rare in our current politics. Monica Guzman, a former Seattle Times contributing columnist, is the Director of Digital and Storytelling at Braver Angels, a nonprofit dedicated to bridging the partisan divide in our democratic republic. She argues that creatingRead More →

La Jolla’s ‘Spring Forward’ event draws hundreds The Jolla Village Merchants Association and La Jolla/Riford Library presented a “Spring Forward Storytime Scavenger Hunt” on March 13 in The Village, including a scavenger hunt at various merchants, stories read by library and bookstore staff from Warwick, prizes and treats. The freeRead More →

After reviewing 11 challenged books found in select school libraries in the Bedford County Public Schools system, BCPS administrators and book review committees have made the decision not to remove any of the challenged titles from school libraries. At the November school board meeting, some parents called for certain bookRead More →

The Blake Friedmann Literary Agency will open its virtual doors next week, with a series of events dedicated to “demystifying” publishing and agency and supporting writers seeking representation. From 14and In March, the agency will host a week of #AskAgent live sessions, advice videos, agent blogs and book giveaways onRead More →

Image source: KBR KU Leuven Libraries, KBR (Royal Library of Belgium) and Google have signed agreements to share a large part of the important digitized documents reflecting the rich cultural and historical heritage located in the libraries. These are several thousand works, some of which date back to the 15thRead More →

What happens from February 25 to March 3? On February 26, Pike Place Market presents love in the market“a celebration of our people and a celebration of all things local,” said Madison Bristol, marketing and public relations manager for the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority. “Our local shoppersRead More →

Academic Darragh McGee’s “revealing expose” of online sports betting, Copycat games: how the gambling industry hijacked the sport in Britain (and why the US is next), was snapped up by Yellow Jersey Press. Editor Joe Pickering bought the UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, from Martin Redfern of Northbank TalentRead More →