Human Trafficking: Education and Raising Awareness

| By Gale Staff | “It ought to concern every person, because it is a debasement of our common humanity. It ought to concern every community, because it tears at our social fabric. It ought to concern every business, because it distorts markets. It ought to concern every nation, because it endangers public health and … Read more

July 2022 LibraryReads, Indie Next Picks, and Bestsellers

| By Thorndike Press Staff | Every month, LibraryReads shares the top ten books that librarians across the country love; the monthly Indie Next List compiles recommendations from knowledgeable U.S. independent booksellers. Many New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellers and bestselling authors are also releasing in large print this month. Thorndike Press is happy to share that the following titles … Read more

New Signs of the Times

| By Josephine Campbell | Have you passed sign-carrying groups or individuals in your community recently? In the last few weeks, I’ve seen people demanding action on gun control and school violence, and activists supporting and opposing abortion and Roe v. Wade. In June, Pride celebrations kicked off for members of communities fighting for LGBTQ+ … Read more

50th Anniversary of Title IX

| By Josephine Campbell | June 23 will mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the clause of the 1972 Education Amendments that made high school and college opportunities, including sports, available to women. While Title IX is known for its impact on athletics, that was not the lawmakers’ intent. Title IX was written in … Read more

James Joyce’s Ulysses Turns 100  

| By Sarah Robertson | James Joyce’s Ulysses celebrates its 100th birthday this year. Considered one of the greatest works of literature, this groundbreaking novel was published in its entirety in 1922, sparking the beginnings of modernism in literature. On Bloomsday, which takes place on June 16 each year to honor the life of James … Read more