According to Publishing Perspectives “the National Book Foundation has announced its 25 finalists across five categories’ shortlists in the 2021 National Book Awards, the 72nd presentation of these influential honors…
“In the aggregate, publishers submitted a total 1,892 books for this year’s National Book Awards…
“Winners of the 2021 National Book Awards are to be announced on November 17…”
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CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, & WEBINARS
73rd Frankfurter Buchmesse: 1,500 Organisations From Over 70 Countries Will Exhibit In Frankfurt. KnowledgeSpeak reports that “The international publishing industry will come together at the 73rd Frankfurter Buchmesse, from October 20-24, 2021, under the motto “Re:connect – Welcome back to Frankfurt.” About 1,500 exhibitors from more than 70 countries along with some 200 authors will once again turn Frankfurter Buchmesse into a marketplace for content and a celebration of books.
Library Design for Modern Human Behavior – Wednesday, October 13, 2021; 2:00-3:00 PM ET, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PT
This LJ Webcast notes that “Creating contemporary library spaces that work with natural instincts and human behavior can sound intimidating.” And then attempts to answer these questions: “What are natural human behaviors? What do people seek out in spaces, and what makes them appealing to our senses? And how can we design our library spaces with these things in mind?
Features: Joe Agati Jr., Director of Design at AGATI Furniture, in cooperation with Library Journal…”