Author Archive: Amy Steinbauer

Reaching Out to the Unsheltered

June 24, 2019

The panel comprised Jean Badalamenti, health and human services coordinator for D.C. Public Library Programs and Partnerships; Nick Higgins, Brooklyn Public Library chief librarian; Kevin King, Kalamazoo (Mich.) Public Library head of branch and circulation services; Leah Esguerra, San Francisco Public Library and San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing social worker and social service … Continue reading Reaching Out to the Unsheltered

Random House Preview Lunch

June 24, 2019

One picture book was Marie Kondo and Salina Yoon’s Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship, about two unlikely best friends who learn how tidying up can create space for joy in all parts of one’s life. Other treasures included the picture book Sunny Day: A Celebration of the Sesame Street Theme Song, as well as the the previously unpublished Dr. … Continue reading Random House Preview Lunch

Books Abound at Book Buzz

June 21, 2019

Book Buzz led off with a focus on children’s/teen literature. The children’s titles presented spoke to current social, political, and economical themes, such as the #MeToo movement, diversity, equity, inclusion, and climate change, while the afternoon focused on books for adults, such as historical fiction, murder mysteries, graphic novels, and cookbooks. After listening to 17 publisher … Continue reading Books Abound at Book Buzz