NEW YORK (AP) — Nancy Pearl, an author and former librarian much loved in the library and book-selling communities, has a deal with to return obscure works back to print.

The online retailer announced Wednesday that Pearl will oversee the Book Lust Rediscoveries series, which will release about six books a year chosen by Pearl. The series is named for Pearl’s “Book Lust,” a word-of-mouth hit about her passion for reading.

Pearl is a former Seattle librarian who has picked up a national following and is a regular commentator on NPR.

— Copyright 2012 The Associated Press

Comments (3)
  1. Mystique says:

    Thanks for the info on Ms. Krentz. I did not know.I do give JAK credit for not nircofg Letty to wear a bun. In fact, it’s especially obvious from the beginning that such a hairstyle wouldn’t work on her.And there was no mention of shushing. Props for that.

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