From the Boston Globe:
"I'm shocked at how well it's doing. The parking lot is always full": Jeff Kinney on his newly opened bookstore. Click here
From the New York Times:
Jimmy Carter and Jacqueline Woodson on race, religion, and rights. Click here
Elle Fanning to star in a movie adaptation of Jennifer Niven's All the Bright Places. Click here
From the Horn Book:
The People in My Neighborhood: Author/Illustrator Stephen Savage Rambles Around Brooklyn. Click here
John Green on Lonelygirl15, Rushmore, and 10 Other Things That Influenced His Work. Click here
From Here and Now:
John Green: "I try to take teenagers seriously and credit them with the intelligence and curiosity I've seen in them." Click here
Utah boy reading junk mail gets thousands of books after mailman’s plea goes viral. Click here
From School Library Journal:
Christopher Franceschelli on the Art, Design, and Nutritional Value of Board Books. Click here
From the Guardian:
A collection of photographs from London's Young Adult Literature Conference. Click here
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Roundup with PW
Ann Rule Dies at Age 83: The true-crime writer, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died.
Mailman's Book Plea Answered: When 12-year-old Mathew Flores asked his mail carrier for spare reading material, Ron Lynch took to Facebook in a call that's now gone viral.
Read It Before Seeing It: 'Paper Towns' and 21 other books to read before you see the movie.
From California to France: Two bookstores with Bay Area roots help literary life thrive in Paris.
'Watchman' Sells for £988: In the U.K., a copy of Harper Lee’s book, which contains printing errors, has sold for almost £1,000 on AbeBooks.co.uk.
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