BEA Librarian Shout & Share Titles, 2011

Librarian Shout & Share titles, 2011

Barbara A. Genco, Collection Management, Library Journal

Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend by Susan Orlean (October, Simon & Schuster)

The Louvre: All the Paintings by Erich Lessing (October, Black Dog & Leventhal/Workman)

Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History by Robert Hughes  (November, Knopf)

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt (September, WW Norton)

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker (October, Viking)

That Used To Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World We Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas Friedman (September, FSG)

Leningrad: The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941-1944, by Anna Reid (Aug 30, Walker)

Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark by Brian Kellow (October, Viking)

plus The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael (October, Library of America)

Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life by Natalie Dykstra (February 2012, Houghton Mifflin)

Mrs Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life by Ann Beattie (November, Scribner)

An Unquenchable Thirst: Following Mother Teresa in Search of Love, Service, and an Authentic Life by Mary Johnson (August, Spiegel & Grau)

Everything Happens Today by Jesse Browner (September, Europa, 9781609450519)

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward (October, Bloomsbury)

Barbara Hoffert, Editor of Library Journal’s “Pre Pub Alert”

Wunderkind: A Novel by Nikolai Grozni (September, Free Press)

The Emperor of Lies by Steve Sem-Sandberg (August, FSG)

The Mirador by Elisabeth Gille (September, NYRB)

Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog by Emma Pearse (January 2012, Da Capo)

Hagar Before the Occupation/Hagar After the Occupation by Amal al-Jubouri (November, Alice James Books)

Douglas Lord, Library Journal’s “Books for Dudes” columnist

A Pocket History of the Civil War by Martin Graham (August, Osprey) — answers such important questions as, “What is hardtack, and will I enjoy it?”

Broetry by Brian McGackin (July, Quirk) — “literary chili cheeseburger”

Iron War: Dave Scott, Mark Allen, & The Greatest Race Ever Run by Matt Fitzgerald (October, Velo Press)

Lightning Rods by Helen DeWitt (October, New Directions)

Crafting with Cat Hair by Kaori Tsutaya (November, Quirk)

Until Thy Wrath Be Past by Asa Larsson (August, Silver Oak)

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan (July, Knopf)

Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks (September, Ecco)

Robin Nesbitt, Technical Services, Columbus Metropolitan Library (OH)

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (August, Crown)

Falling Together by Marisa De Los Santos (October, William Morrow)

Pirate King by Laurie King (September, Bantam)

Brewed Awakening: Behind the Beers and Brewers Leading the World’s Craft Brewing Revolution by Joshua Bernstein (November, Sterling)

Growing up Amish: a Memoir by Ira Wagler (July, Tyndale)

Ranchero by Rick Gavin (October, Minotaur)

The Burning by Jane Casey (August, Minotaur) — Robin suggests if you like Tana French

Agent 6 by Tom Rob Smith (January 2012, Grand Central)

Plugged by Eoin Colfer  (September, Overlook)

Pure by Julianna Baggott (January 2012, Grand Central) — Robin suggests for fans of The Passage and Hunger Games

Nora Rawlinson, Co-Founder and Editor,;

Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson (June, Harper)

The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson (August, Ecco)

The Book of Mormon: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Musical (June, Newmarket Press)

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (August, Ballantine)

The Postmortal: A Novel by Drew Magary (August, Penguin)

Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron (January 2012, Algonquin)

When She Woke by Hillary Jordan (October, Algonquin)

Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiga (September, Knopf)

Alene Moroni, King County Library (WA)

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (September, Doubleday)

The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta (August, St Martin’s Press)

The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson (August, Harper)

Everything I Know About Love I Learned From Romance ovels by Sarah Wendell (October, Sourcebooks)

Those Across the River by Christopher Buehlman (September, Ace)

Harbor by John Ajvide Lindqvist (October, Thomas Dunne

Tides of War by Stella Tillyard (October, Henry Holt)

Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore: A Novel by Stella Duffy (September, Penguin)

Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Occupied Paris by David King (September, Crown)

Other shout-outs

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman (January 2012, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

Never Knowing by Chevy Stevens (July, St Martin’s Press)