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Team Of Librarians Solving What’s-The-Title Mysteries: Today In Books

Team Of Librarians Solving What’s The Title?

I feel like all you need to know to want to read this article is: “But 20 librarians from the New York Public Library were seated in the room—and they were there to crack mysteries. Their tools were a whiteboard, a marker, a series of screens, and a metal bell of the sort you’d find on a hotel-lobby desk. Whenever it dinged, it meant a case had been closed.” Librarians are awesome and you can read about this team solving “what’s the title” book mysteries here.

New Book Details The Harvey Weinstein Investigation

The New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey’s book, She Said, details how they started with a few interviews that ended up turning into a full investigation into Harvey Weinstein’s predatory behavior. CNN talks about some of the revelations in the book, including the main sources for the original article.

Chicago Rapper Launches Awesome Book Club

Twenty-seven-year-old Chicago rapper Noname (Fatimah Nyeema Warner) has launched a book club to “highlight progressive work from writers of color and writers within the LGBTQ community.” The first two books chosen in August were Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire and We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby. Read more about the book club and Noname’s bookish life here.