Friday, December 13, 2013

Book News You Can Use 12/13/13



Relax in Paradise Ida Pollock.

Congratulations to fellow Charlestonian Sue Monk Kidd as her newest book is the latest Oprah's Book Club selection!

The Happy Ever After Blog chats with two of my favorites, Michelle Grant and Cheris Hodges, on being authors and BFFs.

Leah Dunham got a chance to interview Judy Blume, which will be published.

Tomorrow is the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings.  Here is a new book about the tragedy.

Here is a review on Nikki Giovanni's new book.

The couple that brought you The Bible miniseries and CBS have joined up to create a miniseries based on The Dovekeepers.  I though networks didn't do miniseries anymore.

Terry Crews (the dad from Everybody Hates Chris) is writing a book.

Wendell Pierce (from The Wire and Treme) is releasing a book on how he has helped rebuild his New Orleans neighborhood after Hurricane Katrina and the effects the storm has on him and his family.

Here is a blog post of 10 books written by black women and released in 2013 that you should read.  What happens if I already read five of them?

If you have two hours to spare, you can watch Toni Morrison and Junior Diaz having a discussion at the New York Public Library, which happened last night.

And speaking of last night, Beyonce came in like Santa and dropped her new album.  One of the songs, Flawless, featured Chimamanda Ngozia Adichie's famous TEDxTalk.

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