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Screw Algorithms: Bexley Librarians Are Ready To Curate Your Reading List

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It’s a first world problem to be sure, but the struggle of finding something new to read is real. Amazon’s recommendations are terrible (buy a photography book, and prepare to receive photography recommendations for the next six months) and GoodReads can be helpful, but still doesn’t approach the near perfection of, say, Netflix’s “Watch Next” …

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Ernest Cline, Author Of ‘Ready Player One’ Will Be At Westerville Public Library This March

As part of their ongoing ‘Meet the Author’ series, writer Ernest Cline will be appearing at the Westerville Public Library in March. Cline, a native of Ashland, Ohio, is a celebrated author and screenwriter. Ready Player One, which is currently being adapted for film by Director Steven Spielberg, is a futuristic story set in here …

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The Downtown Library Will Be Hosting A Massive Sale On Books, CDs, And DVDs Starting At Just $1

The Columbus Metropolitan Library will be practically giving books and movies away at their upcoming Big Book Sale. Looking to add to that pile of books, CDs, or DVDs you have sitting around at home? The Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Fall Big Book Sale is exactly what you need to bolster your collection on the cheap. Starting at …

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Author Kristen Lepionka Tells A Mysterious Tale In Columbus-Based Novel, The Last Place You Look

The Last Place You Look is a dark, modern mystery set in Columbus. The capital city isn’t just home to fictional Private Investigator, Roxane Weary. It’s home to the author as well.” Kristen Lepionka always wanted to be a writer. “I’ve always wanted to write. As soon as I knew that ‘writer’ was a job,” …

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Kick Off The Summer Reading Club With Best Selling Author Margaret Peterson Haddix

Columbus Libraries welcome the author of Shadow People and The Missing. National Best Selling author, Margaret Peterson Haddix, will be making four stops at Columbus Metro Libraries this June. Each stop will host an event, free to the public, and comes as a part of the library’s Summer Reading Club. Kids and teens 8 through 17 …

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Colson Whitehead Wins Pulitzer Prize Two Weeks Before Making His Appearance Here In Columbus

Congratulations to @colsonwhitehead and @doubledaybooks! pic.twitter.com/sFfRLY6AqR — The Pulitzer Prizes (@PulitzerPrize) April 10, 2017 Colson Whitehead’s hard-hitting historical retake novel, “The Underground Railroad”  has just been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. This follows a list of other awards including the National Book Award and the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, both of which were …

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