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Shirley Jackson is one of the most important American writers of the last hundred years. Since her death in 1965, her place in the landscape of twentieth-century fiction has grown only more exalted. In honor of the centenary of Jackson’s birth on December 14th, we’re publishing a Deluxe Edition of the greatest haunted house story ever written, The Haunting of Hill […]

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Based on the short stories from Maile Meloy’s collection, Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It, Certain Women stars Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, and Jared Harris. Certain Women explores a handful of intersecting lives across Montana. A lawyer  tries to defuse a hostage situation and calm her disgruntled client, who feels slighted by […]

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This Banned Books Week, check out our quiz to find out which Banned Book you should read to celebrate. Share your results with us at @PRHLibrary! For more Banned Books Week fun, enter your information for a chance to win a customized Banned Books Box! Ten winners will each curate their own #BannedBooksBox, filled with 10 of their […]

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We all know that nothing brings people together better and faster, than food! With event posters, a table display, programming tips, recipe cards, and even a blue ribbon, this culinary event kit will not only whet the appetite of your patrons, but will put your library’s cookbook collection on display. Click to Download the Library Eats Event Kit.

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Whet your patrons’ appetites with these delicious reads from celebrity chefs, famous restauranteurs, and web stars. Host a pot luck or feature these cookbooks in a display for the epicureans at your library! Click for a Full Menu of Titles. And join us on today at 2pm ET for Booklist‘s free, hour-long webinar, where we’ll share a […]

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Philip Roth’s nationally bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, American Pastoral heads to the silver screen. The film releases on October 21st and stars Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, David Strathairn, and Dakota Fanning. As the American century draws to an uneasy close, Philip Roth gives us a novel of unqualified greatness that is an elegy for all our […]

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Enter for the chance to win a copy of Ali Smith’s latest book! To celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month and the release of Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith, the Reading Group Center and Penguin Random House Library Marketing are teaming up to giveaway 25 copies of Ali Smith’s ode to reading. Why are […]