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Every book Barack Obama has recommended during his presidency

The next POTUS may not have such an extensive list as this: http://ew.com/books/2017/01/18/barack-obama-book-recommendations/

11 Indigenous Authors You Should Be Reading (Instead Of Joseph Boyden)

THREE WEEKS AFTER AN EXPLOSIVE INVESTIGATIVE REPORT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE ABORIGINAL PEOPLES TELEVISION NETWORK, AUTHOR JOSEPH BOYDEN HAS BROKEN HIS SILENCE.

In a written statement, Boyden, who has at various points claimed Metis, Anishinaabe, Nipmuc and Mi’kmaq heritage, admits he has stolen the spotlight on Indigenous issues as he is “a white kid from Willowdale with native roots.

What does authenticity mean when it comes to fiction? The next time you’re looking for a page-turner, consider one of Canada’s authentic Indigenous authors who prove a strong sense of identity can go a long way.

https://flipboard.com/@Buzzfeed/-11-indigenous-authors-you-should-be-rea/f-3fac57bc2f%2Fbuzzfeed.com

Best Books of 2016

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists – https://qz.com/869960/the-best-books-of-2016-list-you-get-when-you-combine-36-best-books-of-2016-lists/

What Books Would You Recommend Someone Read to Improve their General Knowledge of the World?

What happens when you ask over 50,000 of the smartest people on the planet what books they would recommend someone read to Improve their knowledge?

https://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2016/09/books-recommend-someone-read-improve-general-knowledge-world/

Required Reading: The Books That Students Read in 28 Countries Around the World

Interesting to see what is commonly read by students around the world – http://ideas.ted.com/required-reading-the-books-that-students-read-in-28-countries-around-the-world/

We may take for granted that many have read what we commonly read, but there is much diversity.

It’s Not Too Late to Save the Stacks: Why we still need to keep books in our campus libraries

The author of this brief article (http://www.chronicle.com/article/Its-Not-Too-Late-to-Save-the/238106) finds much value in saving the stacks. Many opportunities are lost in library as place, as we remove the physical books from the library and become more virtual.

 

 

Book Reading 2016

A growing share of Americans are reading e-books on tablets and smartphones rather than dedicated e-readers, but print books remain much more popular than books in digital formats:

http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/09/01/book-reading-2016/