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Maya Angelou – The Official Website

Maya Angelou – The Official Website

Features news, biography, books, films, and a photo and video gallery of this poet, educator, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

EMP Museum

EMP Museum

The museum presents interpretive, interactive exhibitions in popular music, including rock, jazz, country, hip-hop, and more. Also provides calendars for live music events and shows. View memorabilia and artifacts, and listen to musicians tell their stories.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Entertainment & Leisure–Music; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Music

MPPL Genre Fiction Book Lists and Suggestions

MPPL Genre Fiction Book Lists and Suggestions

Reader’s Advisory lists developed by the Mount Prospect Public Library. Can be used to access book lists by genres such as fantasy, historical fiction, romance, mystery, suspense, westerns, etc.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Libraries–On The Job–Reference; Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Civil War Book Review

Civil War Book Review

“In this quarterly journal we strive to cover, through annotations and full length reviews, all Civil War books published in a given year.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–Civil War

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle

Beasts! Creatures both fictional and real are the topic of the Medieval Bestiary site. See pictures and read text from the ancient books of beasts and birds. Link to the Bestiary Blog or find articles about fantastic creatures and the people who wrote about them.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Science Fiction & Fantasy; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History–Middle Ages (Medieval); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–Medieval (Middle Ages) History

Comics Worth Reading

Comics Worth Reading

“News and reviews of graphic novels, manga, comic books, and related subjects.” Includes sections on indy comics, superheroes, comics by women, comic classics, and minicomics.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Comics; Arts & Humanities–Literature–Criticism; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design; Sports, Entertainment And Arts–Comics

DScriptorium

DScriptorium

“DScriptorium is devoted to collecting, storing and distributing digital images of Medieval manuscripts (D is for Digital)”. Browsable site containing links to a number of online exhibits featuring medieval manuscripts. Includes both descriptive text and images.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Arts & Humanities–History–Historical Documents And Sources

Galleycat

Galleycat

A site hosted by MediaBistro dedicated to books, book reviews, publishing news, and writing and contributed to by various writers/bloggers. A great place to start to find book and publishing resources and news.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Sara Ryan’s blog

Sara Ryan’s blog

Sara Ryan, author of Empress of the World, writes here about her librarian day-job, her writing, what she’s reading and listening to, etc. Leave a comment, or just read and keep up with news on her latest book!
Subject: Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Library, Librarian & Library Science Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs; Reading And Writing–Blogs; Reading And Writing–Authors

BookBlog

BookBlog

A book discussion group that meets once a month online. Each member of BookBlog volunteers to choose a book, begin the discussion by making the first post, and moderate that discussion.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Maud Newton

Maud Newton

Insight into the public industry, as well as literary links and news, from the perspective of a Manhattan editor and writer.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Brandywine Books

Brandywine Books

An homage to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy, this blog by book lover Phil Wade of Chattanooga, TN, gives book news, reviews, and usually book-related digresses. It also offers a number of other book blogs and links.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon at The Complete Review: A Literary Weblog

The Literary Saloon is the weblog of The Complete Review, which reviews books and provides blurbs from other reputable book review sources, as well as news and commentary (which is definitely not restricted to items that can be found on the net).
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

Blogcritics.org

Blogcritics.org

A collaborative blog where bloggers review “music, books, film, popular culture, and technology.” Popular culture is a grab bag of responses to politics, recent news items, controversial issues, and things to see and do around the country and the world (like the Dachua Beer festival). One can also find discussions/responses to current events in mus …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

NewPages Weblog

NewPages Weblog

Provides commentary and news on new books, magazines, and music from an alternative perspective. The blog is part of the NewPages internet portal, a gateway to hundreds of alternative and/or independent literary and publishing magazines, publishers, press links, and review sources. NewPages also has its own book and magazine reviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs

MOBYlives

MOBYlives

Dennis Loy Johnson, short-story writer and winner of the Pushcart Prize and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, has written his syndicated newspaper column of the same name since 1998, discussing books and writers and occasionally giving hope to those fearing the literary arts are dead as Moby Dick — who didn’t die in the Melville’s stor …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Books & Reading Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Arts & Humanities Blogs–Literary Criticism Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Books & Reading Blogs