Sunday, January 17, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Parnassus Books Expanding in Spring: Patrons of Parnassus Books are relieved that the Nashville bookstore is doubling in size.

Herman Wouk Reflects on Writing: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is celebrating his 100th birthday and the release of his new book, 'Sailor and Fiddler.'

Remembering Alan Rickman's Roles: The late 'Harry Potter' star was best known for his role as Severus Snape, but his bookish roles did not end there.

Five Tips About Book Covers: Aimed at authors, here are five things to know about book cover design, including, "it needs to look good thumbnail-size."

The Amazon Tax Truth: Find out how much business Amazon loses when it charges a sales tax, after rounding up.


From BuzzFeed:
J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe Lead ‘Harry Potter’ Stars Paying Tribute to Alan Rickman. Click here
From the Bookseller:
Philip Pullman resigns from literary festival over author pay. Click here
From Flavorwire:
Breaking Bad’s Moira Walley-Beckett Is Adapting Anne of Green Gables for TV. Click here
From BuzzFeed:
19 Facts Guaranteed to Make All Harry Potter Fans Feel Old. Click here

From NBC News:
Latino Children's Book Authors Achieve Unprecedented Recognition at ALA Awards. Click here
From Book Riot:
Reading Inclusively: A Conversation with Gene Luen Yang. Click here
From the Los Angeles Times:
But will she have strawberry-blond hair? New TV Nancy Drew to be played by nonwhite actress. Click here
From Brain Pickings:
Charles Addams Illustrates Mother Goose, 1967. Click here

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