Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Because of [technology], reading culture is booming, which is tremendously exciting. It’s up to everyone who loves books and wants to work with them to find ways to advocate either for authors or readers — or both. If you can do this, you’ll survive, you’ll thrive, and you’ll be part of the future.

Literary Agent Jason Ashlock: Big Book Publishers Not Innovating Fast Enough from PBS: Media Shift (via lexiewinslow)

I think this is my number one argument of why e-readers are awesome.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Watch Harper Lee: Hey, Boo on PBS. See more from American Masters.

Watch PBS’ insightful American Masters episode on Harper Lee and her only published novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. This premiered last night. There is a scene near the beginning where you can watch a couple of classrooms of kids discussing the book, and I promise you, their thoughts will blow you away (around 10:22).

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Watch the full episode. See more Mark Twain Prize.

Tina Fey wins the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, regrets that she hadn’t received the Judy Blume Prize for Awkward Puberty (other potential prizes include the Nathaniel Hawthorne Prize for Judgmental Nature).

Watch excerpts here.