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Male Monday: Processing Books

February 7, 2011

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Part of my job includes processing books, and that is what I was doing today. Putting labels and security tags on books is pretty easy but it takes a bit longer than it should and you can’t rush it so that you don’t make a mess. I often drool (figuratively) over books I’d like to […]

Male Monday: Vivek Shraya

January 31, 2011

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Congratulations to Tara and Evelyn, winners of copies of Jazz in Love by Neesha Meminger!! I’m going to combine Male Monday and UndercoverMonday today by featuring the work of a young man of Indian descent who currently lives in Canada. I recently became aware of  Vivek Shraya when I posted the 2010 Rainbow Project book […]

Tweekin’ Male Monday

January 10, 2011

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And what a Monday it is, One Crazy Monday! I’ve already posted several of the day’s winners of the ALA Youth Medal Awards. You can find them all here.  I’ve got a post already started for today and I’m going to stay with that. I’ll digest the winners and have a bigger post on Sunday. Books […]

MaleMonday: Walter Mosley

December 27, 2010

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Male Monday is a meme that began with Ari @ Reading in Color     Take a listen to Walter Mosley over at the Big Think talking about what makes great literature, what makes something classic. It’s not about the maleness or Blackness but it is about telling a good story that can transcend boundaries […]

MaleMonday

December 13, 2010

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Male Monday is a Reading in Color meme where today, Ari is reviewing First Part Last In the spirit of winter festivities I have a MaleMonday giveaway! Now, if this giveaway is true to form I’ll be giving these books to the first person to ask for them. If by some strange twist in the […]

MaleMonday

October 11, 2010

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MaleMonday is a meme that began with Ari @ Reading in Color   Do you identify that certain something in a story’s voice that makes it male or female? Can females really create a male voice? Should they? Why do you think they do? a few writers who have written in the voice of YA […]

MaleMonday

October 4, 2010

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Males of color can be pretty macho. I’m trying not to pull out the stereotypes, but yes… Japanese, Chinese, Black, Cuban, Mexican… MACHO!!!! They’re gay, too. I’ve been reading HungerMountain where Malinda Lo explains the act of putting her story out there and letting go;Lee Wind debates whether it’s time  LGBQT stories to move beyond […]