Category Archives: Books In Common

Finding Unity in the Community: Common Reads Titles that Bring Us Closer

When Books In Common/Terra Com was founded in 2001, Community Reading Programs as envisioned by pioneering Seattle Librarian Nancy Pearl were in their infancy. Since then, BIC has connected with thousands of literary programs across the globe, helping event planners as they face the sometimes daunting task of selecting the perfect book for their communities, partnering with the author, and ensuring that their specific goals are met and exceeded – year after year. We focus on these important programs because we passionately believe that building common ground around literature is one of the best ways to bridge the divide among race, religion, socio-economics, sexual orientation, politics, and cultural identities.

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Go for the Gold!

Janice Hughes

Congratulations to Janice Hughes, who manages the East Coast region for Books in Common! This past week, she won not one but two awards at the 9th Annual Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards.  Janice took home both Gold and Bronze in the White Paper category. At Books In Common we strive for excellence in serving […]

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