Archive for May, 2010

BEA 2010 La Press Clippings

Only good picture ever taken of me by snapperati

After this Library Journal panel write-up for our BEA 2010’s “You’re Reading That!?!—Tackling Crossover YA/Adult Readers” posted, I ran into my brother on the subway and was like, “Did you see? Did you see? I talked about you in my panel!” And he was like YEAH you called me NERDY. And I was like hello VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER FIVE TIMES. Seriously, though, everyone should read Jaws.

May 28th, 2010 at 7:35 am

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Will the iPad Change Publishing? Ask The Atlantic

For those who stay abreast of such matters, the last few months of the Atlantic’s forays into fiction have been positively nail-biting. In November, the magazine announced it would be offering a subscription of two stories a month exclusively on the Kindle. As if to quell a possible uprising of the deviceless, they turned around and released the yearly print fiction issue to the entire subscriber base. This June, they’ll convene two panels on the topic of Fiction in the Age of E-books at Toronto’s Luminato Festival—presumably, one hopes, to settle the matter.

via The Millions.

May 22nd, 2010 at 5:46 pm

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Suzanne Collins – The 2010 TIME 100

Remaking society can take decades. But global rebellion is short work for sharpshooter Katniss Everdeen, who single-handedly foments a revolution in Suzanne Collins’s; blockbuster young-adult Hunger Games trilogy.

via TIME.

May 22nd, 2010 at 5:45 pm

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Ivy Love: Why Students Really Shouldn’t Sleep With Their Professors

People are having sex at Yale?

Amorously enterprising Elis everywhere must forgive me if that was my first reaction to Salon’s Broadsheet columnist Tracy Clark-Flory, who pooh-poohs the university’s recent prohibition against faculty at Yale having sex with any undergraduate student, not just one of their own.

via Politics Daily.

May 22nd, 2010 at 5:43 pm

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Rielle, Oprah and Zen: Americas Truth-Off

Since the publication of “Game Change,” the revelations of a sex tape and the alarming photo accompaniment to Rielle Hunter’s GQ interview, we can safely say that dirt on the John Edwards scandal has entered an era of diminishing returns. America could handle the soap-worthy battle between a cancer-ridden wife and a wanton home-wrecker, but even the most salacious viewer knows that when the lady of the house takes off her pants and kneels next to the stuffed Elmo, it’s time to pick up your toys and go home.

Politics Daily

May 22nd, 2010 at 5:41 pm

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