What’s Your Dewey Decimal Number? Critical Linking: December 17, 2017

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In honor of Dewey Decimal Day (December 10), we’ll tell you your Dewey Decimal number!

Maybe it’s past Dewey Decimal Day, but this is a quiz you should take anyway.

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An antilibrary is a powerful reminder of your limitations – the vast quantity of things you don’t know, half know, or will one day realize you’re wrong about. By living with that reminder daily you can nudge yourself towards the kind of intellectual humility that improves decision-making and drives learning.

Good news for those of us who keep buying books and not getting to them all

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A Chicago 4-year-old wanted to read 100 books in a weekend and his family streamed it on Facebook Live and no, YOU are crying

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The latest American Library Association (ALA) Book Club Central SJP pick, chosen by Honorary Book Club Central Chair Sarah Jessica Parker, is Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo (Knopf, 2017). Shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and named a Notable Book by The New York TimesStay with Me is Adebayo’s debut novel.

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Kelly Jensen: Kelly is a former librarian and a blogger at STACKED. Her latest book is HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD, a YA anthology of essays, art, interviews, and more about feminism. Follow her on Twitter @veronikellymars.