The California Library Leader Memory Project, which we first discussed in this post, now has audio versions of all interviews. You can download the MP3 files from the website or from Infopeople’s iTunes channel.
Like death and taxes book censorship is always with us. Michael Cart, Infopeople’s book maven, muses about it in his latest podcast. He discusses Banned Books Week (coming in September) which this year will celebrate banned young adult books. He also talks about some of the most frequently banned YA book titles.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s book guy Michael Cart muses about adult books for young adults — maybe next time he’ll do the same for young adult books for adults. Stay tuned! Mentioned in this podcast: the Edwards Award, an annual YALSA award honoring an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature. He also mentions his new book, Cart’s Top 200 Adult Books for Young Adults: Two Decades in Review.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s resident book reviewer discusses two titles coming in July 2015: new books from the late Dr. Seuss (to be titled What Pet Should I Get?) and the great Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, whose new book is titled Go Set a Watchman.