Saturday, July 08, 2017

The Roundup with PW

New Maurice Sendak Picture Book Discovered
After a typewritten, unpublished manuscript was found in the late artist's files last year, HarperCollins/ Michael di Capua Books will publish 'Presto and Zesto in Limboland' in fall 2018, complete with Sendak's original illustrations. more »

Jane Austen Letter Goes to Auction: The letter contains a parody of a trashy gothic novel, showing Austen enjoying the genre she satirized in 'Northanger Abbey.'

Brad Thor Wins Christie's Beachgate: The novelist had some fun with an infamous photo of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sunning on a beach.

The Resistance Is Book Club Ladies: Books hold the power to undermine poisonous norms—and women’s book clubs, in particular, have a subversive history.

Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid: A social activist wanted to find a fun book to read to his 2-year-old son that also talked about the importance of social justice. So he wrote one.

The Writing Mentor Becomes the Mentee: Caroline Leavitt loves mentoring writers. But when she was hired by a new writer, she became the one being mentored.

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