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Episode 032.5 - BookExpo America and the American Library Association Annual Conference

By Book Club for Masochists

Time for a special bonus episode (which apparently happen every sixteen episodes?) where we talk all about what we did at BookExpo America and the American Library Association Annual Conference. Plus: Reviews and previews of upcoming books we’re excited about. (If you just want to hear about upcoming books skip to 21:54.) You can download the podcast directly, find it  on Libsyn, or get it through iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or your favourite podcast delivery system. In this episode Anna Ferri | Matthew Murray Books We Mentioned Many of the books we discuss this episode are not yet published, but are books we are looking forward to. Check their release dates and place holds or make purchase requests at your local public library! From DC’s Young Animal Imprint Doom Patrol, Volume 1: Brick by Brick Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye, Vol. 1: Going Underground Shade, the Changing Girl, Volume 1: Earth Girl Made Easy Mother Panic, Volume 1: Work in Progress Balance: A Dizzying Journey Through the Science of Our Most Delicate Sense by Carol Svec Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A. by Danielle S. Allen Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate by Zoë Quinn The Tiger’s Daughter by K. Arsenault Rivera David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music by Darryl W. Bullock (Discussed more in Episode 31: LGBTQ+/QUILTBAG Non-Fiction) Autonomous by Annalee Newitz Artemis by Andy Weir Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty Links, Articles, and Things The schedule for the 2017 Library Journal Day of Dialogue with all the author panels listed For those who want just a little psyching up for The Tiger’s Daughter there’s a little announcement or, if you want more, the first 4(!) chapters. One attendee’s experiences of both BookExpo America and the American Library Association Annual Conference this year (w/ charts from the show organizer, ReedPOP) The comicjam minicomic that Matthew mentioned he edited at ALA Questions Did you attend either of these events (or ones like them)? Share your experience! What book or comic that is yet to come out this year are you most excited about? Do you do a library podcast and do you want to have a presence at the ALA Annual Conference? (Contact us!) Check out our Pinterest board and Tumblr posts, follow us on Twitter, join our Facebook Group, or send us an email! Join us again on Tuesday, July 18th, when we will inflict upon you the genre of Legal Thrillers! Then come back on Tuesday, August 1st, when we’ll catch you up on how our Reading Resolutions are going and what we’ve read recently that hasn’t been for the podcast.

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