Lev Grossman on Why Fantasy Isn’t Just for Kids: in the Wall Street Journal
Related: NPR is looking for your help to narrow the top 100 sci-fi/fantasy novels to a manageable top 10
The Rumpus says it may be time to update high school English in this piece by Latoya Jordan.
Bringing in modern literature won’t save education, but it could get more students interested in reading and increase reading comprehension.
Favorite books of the secretly jerky - is Atlas Shrugged on the list? You know it is.
Jon Favreau has recruited Michael Chabon to co-write a screenplay called ““Magic Kingdom,” which is a Disney movie about a family that gets caught inside Disneyland.”
Barnes and Noble gets accused of a ”liberal conspiracy to suppress” Glenn Beck’s new novel.
Atlanta’s Alliance Theater has announced that its upcoming season includes an original musical with “book” by Stephen King, lyrics and music by John Mellencamp, and musical arrangements by T Bone Burnett. Huh.
Still wrestling with my thoughts on this Op-Ed by an Atlanta bookseller that says (more or less) that book store contraction was inevitable because there aren’t that many people who care about books: Humility returns to book business
Another Atlanta bookseller is giving up his book selling job to write