Friday, February 27, 2015

Book News You Can Use 2/27/15

Relax in Paradise Dori Maynard and Benjamin Israel.

A stamp recognizing Maya Angelou  will be released later this year. This is awesome, considering it takes at least five years for someone to get a stamp after their passing (unless you're a president, and then it takes one year).

The hometown of Maurice Sendak is pursing a museum honoring him and his work.

Drew Barrymore is publishing a collection of autobiographical essays.
Flyy Girl and its sequels are closer to becoming movies, with the recent naming of a producer.

Fresh off of the success of directing the Oscar-winning movie Boyhood, Richard Linklater is in take to direct the movie adaptation of Where'd You Go, Bernadette.

Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abrahmson inked a book deal worth at least $1 million.

An author provides some tips to other authors on how to deal with Amazon.

Barnes and Noble will separate their college book business from the rest of the company.

We already have a million reasons to hate ISIS, but here's one more: they destroy rare books.

Libraries are helping the homeless find jobs, health services and other social services.

A long-lost Sherlock Holmes book has been found.

Hey BuzzFeed, nice try on this list. But Push doesn't equal to An Untamed State. And How Stella Got Her Grove Back does not equal to Land of Love and Drowning (except for the Caribbean settings).

Black History Month ends tomorrow, but it's never too late to share some children's books about African-American history with the kids.

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