Saturday, April 16, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Judy Blume, Bookseller 

At 78, bestselling author Judy Blume has added a new occupation to her c.v.: that of bookseller. Most days she can be found plying her trade at Books & Books Key West, a two-month old independent bookstore in Florida that she and her husband, George Cooper, cofounded. more » »

The History of the Black Superhero: Charting the rise of the black superhero over 50 years of comic book and movie history.

Tenn. Governor Vetoes Bible Bill: Gov. Bill Haslam said the bill, which would make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee, violated the Constitution and trivialized the sacred text.

'Torchwood' Star to Pen Comics Series: John Barrowman, who starred in the 'Doctor Who' spinoff, will collaborate with his sister on a comics adaptation.

Why David Foster Wallace Loved Tennis: John Jeremiah Sullivan explores the late author's fondness for a game that "draws the obsessive and brooding."

Literary Quotes to Be Yelled: Electric Literature selects a handful of literary quotations that beg to be recited as loudly as possible.

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