In Memoriam: 2021

In Memoriam 2021

Andre Talley and BIPOC in Haute Couture

Andre Leon Talley was the first Black man to serve as creative director for Vogue from 1988 to 1995 and then again from 1998 to 2013.

The Words and Works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The materials included in this Reader's Advisory presents the words and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Remembering Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier rose to fame in films like A Raisin in the Sun and Lilies of the Field and was the first Black actor to win an Oscar.

Top 10 Fiction of 2021

See which fiction titles were checked out the most this past year.

Top 10 Nonfiction of 2021

See which nonfiction titles were checked out the most this past year.

Remembering Joan Didion

Joan Didion came to prominence writing about California and the counterculture movement. She later won a National Book Award.

Top 10 Fantasy & Sci-fi Titles of 2021

See which fantasy and science fiction titles were checked out the most this past year.

Top 10 Mystery & Suspense of 2021

See which mystery & suspense titles were checked out the most this past year.

Best Book Covers of 2021

We've rounded up 15 of our favorite book covers for 2021. They're eye-catching, striking, and evocative.

Remembering bell hooks

bell hooks' writing focused on race, gender, and class. Her writing changed the cultural commentary and influenced countless readers.

Remembering Anne Rice

Bestselling author Anne Rice leaves behind a treasury of novels, with Interview With A Vampire being the most famous.

Africana Fashion : Remembering Virgil Abloh

This resource list is in honor of Virgil Abloh and contributions made to the world of fashion by the people of Africa.

Remembering Stephen Sondheim

Lyricist and composer Stephen Sondheim wrote some of the most popular musicals of 20th century, including Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods.

Remembering Jerry Pinkney

Jerry Pinkney illustrated over 100 children's books in his long career. He won a Caldecott Medal and five Coretta Scott King Awards.

Remembering Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen is the beloved author of numerous wilderness and survival stories, including the Newbery Honor book Hatchet.

Books to bring you joy!

In honor of Positive Attitude Month in October, please enjoy these joyful reads.
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