As you may have noticed in the Staff News, Tom Glynn’s new book, Reading Publics: New York City’s Public Libraries, 1754-1911, has won three major awards:
- The Hornblower Award for a First Book from the 2015-2016 New York Society Library’s New York City Book Awards.
- The 2016 Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York history from the New York Academy of History
- Outstanding Academic Title by Choice (In their earlier review, they summed up the book as “Essential. All academic audiences; general readers.”)
His publisher, Fordham University Press, was kind enough to give us a review copy of his book for a giveaway. This giveaway is only for faculty, staff, student workers, interns, and other employees of Rutgers University Libraries. See below for details on how to enter. You can receive up to 3 entries if you complete all three actions:
Congratulations, Tom!! It’s hard to win one book award, let alone three!
This book looks so interesting, and I’m so glad it’s being recognized. Congrats, Tom! Can’t wait to read it!
Congratulations on your award-winning book, Tom! I’m really looking forward to reading it!
Tom, this is awesome! I’d love to read the historical perspective of the library community and social structures of the past in your book. Congratulations!
Congratulations, I am looking forward to reading it.
Congratulations Tom. It is nice to see your hard work has paid off.
Looks like you won the Triple Crown! Congratulations on this achievement.