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No Shelf Required is now on Facebook

Dear NSR readers, As our readership grows and our columnists’ views expand beyond libraries and beyond the confines of the book industry, …

NEXT NYC MEETING: March 21, 2017

The next radical reference meeting will take place on: March 21, 2017, 6:30-8:30 PM Center for Jewish History (15 W 16th St, …

This week in Literature and Arts

Happy 101st birthday to Lou Costello, born Louis Francis Cristillo, March 6, 1906, in Patterson, NJ. He’s a hard guy to get …

The Freedom to Read–and Listen

Our culture seems to grow increasingly attentive to monitoring youthful family members’ personal lives—baby monitors set to eavesdrop on the napping 4-year-old …

This week in Literature and Arts

Happy 85th birthday to Johnny Cash, born into a farming family in Kingsland, Arkansas, February 26, 1932. Before finding success, Cash held …

More ebook choices for OASIS users

ProQuest has just announced it has joined forces with De Gruyter to make De Gruyter’s 26,000 ebooks (from over 15 international imprints) …

Free Books Alert: Bookzz

I’m thrilled to share that Ari Sigal has joined the NSR team to draw our attention to free content and free books …