GBH by Ted Lewis
Unshelved strip for 11/19/2014

Soho Press

Burning Down George Orwell's House GBH

Unshelved is sponsored this week by our besties at Soho Press, publishers of two new novels, Burning Down George Orwell's House by Andrew Ervin and GBH by Ted Lewis. They are doing giveaways of both books!

Historical Book Reviews

Unshelved Book Club

This week's Unshelved Book Club features books that will teach you about the past, including comics full of advice for new Jewish immigrants, a biography of Evel Knievel, a novel that shows the dangers of morphine, profiles of early U.S. astronauts' wives, a book about Germany's WWII U-boats, a biography of Rasputin, a graphic novel about a WWII ace, and an historical novel in which a family hunts for a missing girl on the frozen steppes of Ukraine.

NCTE Previews

Next week English teachers and school and academic librarians from around the nation will gather in Washington, D.C. for NCTE, the annual National Council of Teachers of English conference, a great show we've participated in several times, and hope to be at again.

We're sponsored this week by these fine folks, all of whom have something going on at NCTE that they'd like you to know about, whether it be author signings, giveaways, or special events. Click on each to find out more!

Don't forget to tell 'em we sent you!

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If you missed our Kickstarter and still want to get Unshelved ebooks and/or adorable USB drives shaped like card catalog drawers, we are still taking orders for a limited time. Please do not click on this link if you backed our Kickstarter!

Book Reviews

Unshelved Book Club

This week's Unshelved Book Club features books about a retired homicide detective, a scientist who reverses aging, punctuation, a cranky colonist, Alice Waters, a young dancer, a fight over a peanut, and a "beneficial" parasite.

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