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Librarians On The Case: Today in Books

This edition of Today in Books is sponsored by Flatiron Books and Legendary by Stephanie Garber.

Librarians On The Case, Solving Your Title Conundrums

Librarian sleuths! A team of librarians banded together to solve title mysteries for readers. New York Public Library reader services librarian Gwen Glazer assembled a team of librarians to participate in this “Title Quest” hackathon. Read about this delightful event (and their snacks) here.

Adaptation News

A few adaptation items in today. Apple has secured the rights to develop a series based on Min Jin Lee’s novel, Pachinko. Patrick Wilson, Laysla De Oliveira, and Harrison Gilbertson will star in the Netflix adaptation of Stephen King and Joe Hill’s thriller, In The Tall Grass. And, finally, a Slaughterhouse-Five series is now in development at Epix.

3 Ukip Members Suspected Of Involvement in Attack On Socialist Bookstore

We’ve got follow-up news on the far-right attack on socialist bookstore Bookmarks in London. Ukip has suspended three members suspected of being involved in the attack. According to the report on the incident, “Twelve men, one of whom was wearing a Donald Trump mask, entered the central London shop as staff were closing for the day, knocking over displays and ripping up magazines while chanting far-right slogans. ”


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