News Around the Net
The PEN World Voices festival is happening and for those of us not in New York, they're being nice enough to stream some of the events online this weekend for everyone to see. Notables being streamed: Toni Morrison on Saturday, Sherman Alexie on Sunday. Thank you, technology!
No one reads books any more? Ha! The Los Angeles book festival drew a record crowd of 130,000 this year.
Wondering where to submit your work? Lincoln Michel is here to help with his personal ranking of literary magazines.
A couple picture books you might not want to read to your children. Unless you want them to think intimate encounters with bears won't result in a surplus of gore. Something you might want to show them instead: Grizzly Man.
Yeah, iPad and Kindle, you're cool. But how could I ever abandon my hamster wheel library?
Dr. Seuss has been translated into Yiddish. So there's that.