Publishing News Round Up
There has to be a better phrase I can use than "round up". That seems so inelegant. Publishing News Collection? News of the Publishing Realm? Update on whether the dinosaur has disappeared?
- Words we should banish in 2009 include "maverick" and "green" (as in go green).
- NYTimes article on how an adult wishes she could immerse herself in books like her daughters.
- Controversy swirls amongst Children's publishing folks over the Newberry Award. Is it time to retire the award? Get new judges? The controversy is that there isn't much diversity and that the books are inaccessible to young readers.
- A spoof of the Oprah Winfrey Book Club vetting process.
OWVT: Pages 157 through 186 are completely blank.
Margaret Hibernium Coulat: The better to let a reader imprint his or her own thoughts onto the pages and see those thoughts–really, really SEE them–as if for the first time. As if…
(Ms. Coulat cries)
Margaret Hibernium Coulat: Excuse me–I was just thinking about the time I left my hometown of Titusville, Florida for the first time.