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The Week in Libraries: January 18, 2019

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Among the week's headlines: Librarians prepare to gather in Seattle for the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting; The U.K. Society of Authors threatens to sue the Internet Archive; And, some Kansas residents want to remove LGBT-themed books from the children's section of the library.

Hallmark to Publish Audiobooks

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Hallmark Publishing has partnered with Dreamscape Media, the publishing and entertainment arm of Midwest Tape, to produce and distribute its first line of audiobooks.

Donne Forrest Remembered

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Donne Forrest, longtime rights director at Dutton Children's Books and Dial Books for Young Readers, died on January 7 at age 80. Here, some of her friends and colleagues offer tributes.

Obituary: Mary Oliver

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Mary Oliver, one of America’s most beloved and popular poets, died at her home in Hobe Sound, Fla., on January 17. She was 83 years old.

Arcadia Goes Local at Winter Institute

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Arcadia Publishing, which has a backlist of 14,000 local and regional titles, will present personalized catalogs to booksellers at Winter Institute, touting 16 store-specific titles the location's employees can handsell.

Posman Books to Open Boston Location

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New York City-based Posman Books is slated to open a fifth location, this time in Boston, by summer. The bookstore will be the second Posman’s to open nationally this year and the first new bookstore in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood in a generation.

Mavjee to Join Macmillan in New Exec Role

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Macmillan Publishers has announced that former Crown Publishing Group president and publishers Maya Mavjee will be joining the company on March 1 as president, publishing strategy, reporting to John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan.
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