Friday, July 11, 2014
Book News You Can Use 7/11/14
I'm taking a week off from work next week, but I'm not going anywhere. Which means that I will be going on a staycation. Besides a doctor's appointment and a dentist appointment, my calendar is pretty empty for most of the week. Which means I have more time to read!
New Gone Girl trailer and movie posters!!
A writer feels that Gone Girl is "misogynistic literature" and wonders why most of the women (because she did forget one or two) have issues. I do feel her sympathy for one of the main characters. (This article does contain spoilers).
And Sharp Objects will be adapted for a television show.
A man who wrote a book about surviving a bull run...was gored by a bull.
Identical covers in books happens. A lot.
A man was charged with assaulting Colum McCann.
Amazon ups the ante with Hatchette authors by offering to pay 100% of ebook profits. And the Author's Guild is not happy.
The Fault in Our Stars is the top-selling book in every state....except Hawaii.
Two children's books have been banned from Singapore libraries for having unconventional families (which means same-sex parents in this case).