Category Archives: All the Light We Cannot See

What’s in a Name?

Contrary to what many coordinators assume, a famous author doesn’t always ensure instant success for their Common Reads Program. Librarians who rely on circulation numbers are often missing out on up-and-coming titles; university administrators who require a book-to-film component are underestimating their readers; and most importantly, venues that insist on visiting authors with household name […]

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Author Interview: Anthony Doerr

Books In Common recently coordinated an interview between Margaret Simon, public-relations coordinator for the Shaker Heights Public Library, and Anthony Doerr in anticipation of his upcoming Books In Common-arranged visit in October 2015. Anthony Doerr is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See.

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