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June 25, 2010 Facebook Roundup for the Week of June 21st

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Click here to read Carol's op-ed piece "Libraries and Librarians Are Endangered Species: What You Can Do to Help" from The Huffington Post...

Basketball fan or not, Lakers coach Phil Jackson has some atypical but effective (he just won his 11th championship!) methods, including an informal team book club. Check out the article here, and the handpicked titles he gave to each of his players including superstars Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol...

The EAT, PRAY, LOVE onslaught just begins with the movie release later this summer. Are you ready for the furniture line? Perfume? Organic T-Shirts?

The AIGA National Design Center named its 50 favorite book covers and designs, including THE SECRET LIFE OF EMILY DICKINSON by Jerome Charyn, a past One to Watch feature on

Rest easy librarians, the "Tome Raider" is safely behind bars in England on charges related to a string of rare book thefts. Click here for an interesting article about the thief and the detective who nabbed him.

Stieg Larsson's Millennium books are atop the bestseller lists, and on the cover of the latest edition of Entertainment Weekly...

Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago passed away at his home on the Canary Islands. He was 87, and best known for his novel BLINDNESS.