Erinn Batykefer

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Erinn Batykefer is the author of Allegheny, Monongahela and The Artist's Library: A Field Guide. She is co-founder and editor of The Library as Incubator Project and was named a 2014 Library Journal Mover & Shaker for her work at the intersection of libraries and creativity. She is a librarian and a writer. It's pretty rad.

Photo by: Commander John Bortniak, NOAA Corps. Public Domain image.

If you haven’t heard via social media already, the Library as Incubator Project team has bittersweet news to share: it is time to sunset the LAIP.

We’ve had an amazing time working with many contributors to keep this community relevant and meaningful, but the time has come to make space for new and different projects.

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Allegheny, Monongahela

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Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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It was fine. Narrated by csikszentmihalyi, who has an accent, so I had to pay attention. The abridged version is vanishingly short, so I wonder if the regular version is manageable.

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Disappointing. The first actual POC character in any Christina Lauren book, and he’s boring and personality-less.
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This was apparently the abridged audio, which is read by the author. Her voice and enthusiasm for her subject are so unique it would have been a compelling listen even without my interest in the subject matter, but it’s the clear, practical, science- ...more
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Flourish by Martin E.P. Seligman
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Bogged down by bizarre and unnecessary tangents where Seligman spends inordinate time refuting his critics rather than presenting his theories and findings.

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