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One of the things we do is make lists….

Written on: March 11th, 2009 in Reviews

Making lists of books (or bibliographies, as we call them in library speak) is something that we like to do here in Delaware Library Land.List topics vary from the straightforward New Book List (also available by email or RSS delivery) to highly specific, customized lists on topics such as Delaware history, financial literacy, and journal […]


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NYT: comics hit the big time

Written on: March 10th, 2009 in Reviews

Kathy here: The New York Times just introduced Best Seller lists for graphic books! The article identifies 3 categories for the titles: hardcover, softcover and manga. Let me make a few observations: Yes, you can still call books that use graphics to tell the story “comics.” How upside down are things when comics are available […]


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2009 Agatha Award Nominees

Written on: March 9th, 2009 in Reviews

This year’s Agatha Awards were announced today. An unique thing about this award is that it honors “traditional mysteries”, excluding any works that have explicit sex and violence, and typically features stories about amateur or private detectives rather than the procedural-type works. Categories include novel, first novel, non-fiction, and young adult. Here is a selection […]


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Sunday Book Review Links

Written on: March 8th, 2009 in Reviews

From the New York Times Book Review. (and Entertainment Weekly, OK?) Entertainment Weekly titles: Kindly Ones, by Jonathan Littell Joker One, by Donovan Campbell And from the New York Times Vagrants, by Yiyun Li A Jury of Her Peers, by Elaine Showalter Passing Strange, by Martha Sandweiss The Cradle, by Patrick Somerville Consider this an […]


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Green Economy Reading List

Written on: March 6th, 2009 in Reviews

“Green” business and the emerging green economy is becoming a big deal in Delaware. New initiatives seem to be announced every day, not only in Delaware, but also nationally. The Delaware Library Catalog is happy to support our own green initiatives and entrepreneurs with existing library resources and some recent additions. A new Green Economy […]


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“Moore” Choices from the Delaware Library Catalog

Written on: March 4th, 2009 in Reviews

The long-awaiting movie adaptation of Alan Moore’s incredibly influential graphic novel arrives in theaters this weekend. No doubt, in due course, we’ll be offering the DVD to library patrons, but if you need “Moore” after watching the movie, look for these selections from the Delaware Library Catalog.–UPDATE–I watched the movie on Sunday night. Excellent! A […]


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This Week’s NYT Book Review titles in the Delaware Library Catalog

Written on: March 1st, 2009 in Reviews

Click on these links to check availability, place, holds, read reviews from Novelist and LibraryThing or check out similar titles available from the catalog: Flannery: a Life of Flannery O’Connor, by Brad Gooch The House of Wittgenstein, by Alexander Waugh Every Man Dies Alone, by Hans Fallada The Lost City of Z, by David Grann […]


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Your Reviews Now Available

Written on: February 26th, 2009 in NewsReviews

Delaware Library Catalog user can now write and publish reviews within the catalog. The LibraryThing For Libraries review module was recently added as an option for catalog users, allowing them to read user-generated reviews and add their own! Click here for more instructions, view an animated tutorial here, or go to the catalog and look […]


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