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).

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