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Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 22, 2014

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Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read @ http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek

September 21-27, 2014

Read all about banned books, and many of the banned books themselves, @ the Library!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 @ http://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/

The Library collections includes many books, both fiction and non-fiction, on the Spanish-speaking world and our Hispanic heritage.

What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 15th

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Books That Have Stayed with Us @ https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-data-science/books-that-have-stayed-with-us/10152511240328859?ref=notif&notif_t=notify_me

Millennials are out-reading older generations @ http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/09/millennials-are-out-reading-older-generations/379934/

Younger Americans and Public Libraries @ http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/09/10/younger-americans-and-public-libraries/

What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 8th

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Great deals and places to go this fall @ http://www.northjersey.com/travel/schensul-great-deals-and-places-to-go-this-fall-1.1078633

Making the most of those yummy Jersey tomatoes @ http://www.northjersey.com/towns/what-to-do-with-those-yunmmy-jersey-tomatoes-1.1076461

What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of September 1st

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What it Takes to Ace the Class: Straight Talk from a University Professor on How to Succeed in a Challenging College Course. Dr. Mark Farag, University College

Available for free download @

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MTEU5OG/

International ranks rising at N.J. colleges @ http://www.northjersey.com/news/international-ranks-rising-at-n-j-colleges-1.1075948

The Mindset List for the Class of 2018 @ http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/

The Week in Books: ‘Faeries,’ rock titles and more faves @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/popcandy/2014/08/29/week-music/14792225/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of August 18th

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Advice for College Freshmen @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ronda-lee/advice-for-college-freshm_b_5667020.html

Books: New and Noteworthy @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/08/17/new-and-noteworthy/13785825/

Book News: Ann Leckie’s ‘Ancillary Justice’ Wins Hugo Award @ http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/08/18/341312143/book-news-hachette-s-acquisition-of-%#$!$us-falls-through

5 Money Strategies for College Freshmen @ http://www.nj.com/inside-jersey/index.ssf/2014/08/5_money_strategies_for_college_freshmen.html

Read J.K. Rowling’s new Harry Potter story about a singing sorceress @ http://www.today.com/books/j-k-rowling-writes-new-harry-potter-story-about-singing-1D80069158

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of August 11th

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Authors rally against Amazon in Hachette dispute @ http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-28703264

Dynasty, death, discovery: Richard III’s grave opens to public @ http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/king-richard-iii-visitor-center-opens/index.html?hpt=hp_t5

Starz series brings popular ‘Outlander’ books to TV @ http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20140809/ENT/140809344/Starz-series-brings-popular-%91Outlander%92-books-to-TV

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of July 14th

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Amazon’s Best Books of 2014 so Far @ http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=bhp_brws_BOTYSF?ie=UTF8&node=3003015011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-leftnav&pf_rd_r=0H7DPCN2J0VSPYX8CYWM&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1838200522&pf_rd_i=283155

The French Do Buy Books. Real Books @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/10/opinion/pamela-druckerman-the-french-do-buy-books-real-books.html?_r=0

Many thanks to Dr. Robert Ellis for having brought this article to my attention.
The Great Courses require great production @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/05/arts/television/the-great-courses-require-great-production.html?hpw&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpHedThumbWell&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of July 7th

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The best books of 2014: what are your favourites so far? @ http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/jul/07/the-best-books-of-2014-what-are-your-favourites-so-far

Shelving to Save a Book’s Life @ http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/07/how-shelving-can-save-the-life-of-a-book/373164/

10 business books for your summer reading @ http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/10-business-books-for-your-summer-reading/2014/07/03/929fe8d4-0089-11e4-8fd0-3a663dfa68ac_story.html

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 30th

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Amazon accused of ‘bullying’ smaller UK publishers @ http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-27994314

A Book Lover’s Guide to Brazil @ http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20140604-a-book-lovers-guide-to-brazil

The Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2014 @ http://wischenbart.com/upload/Global-Ranking-of-the-Publishing-Industry_2014_Analysis.pdf

July 4th events in Bergen, Passaic, Morris counties @ http://www.northjersey.com/news/july-4th-events-in-bergen-passaic-morris-counties-1.1042303


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