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Scientist Stabbed For Ruining The Ending Of Books: Today In Books

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Russian scientific engineer Sergey Savitsky stabbed his colleague Oleg Beloguzov while working in an isolated station in Antarctica. The reason apparently is Beloguzov kept ruining the ending of books. Beloguzov was taken to a hospital in Chile and it is said he will recover. Savitsky was deported and arrested in Russia. The incident is now being investigated.

Zoë Kravitz’s New Video PSAs For The ALA

Zoë Kravitz is awesome. And libraries are awesome. So this is a perfect match, really. See her beautiful new READ® poster (which is also available for purchase) and check out her Books Are Magical video!

Do You Like To Vote For Best Books?

Goodreads Best Books of 2018 Choice Awards is now open and ready for voting! I squealed when I saw The Widows of Malabar Hill made it for mysteries! I was going to start naming other amazing books in different categories–like An American Marriage–but then I saw there’s a new category this year: Best of the Best. And there’s so many good choices! *Waves at Cravings by Chrissy Teigen, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng–Oh, this is going to be impossible to vote on!

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