#News

LitHub’s Book Marks: The Book World’s Answer to Rotten Tomatoes?

A critical look at a new book review aggregation site.

In Praise of National Simultaneous Storytime 2016

Children all across Australia reading the same book at the same time.

Goodreads Launches New Homepage

Check out Goodreads' new look, and get updates on the changes!

The Trio is Back: Cast Photos from the New Harry Potter Play

Thoughts on the new casting news from The Cursed Child, the new Harry Potter play.

Is Patreon the Way Forward for Publishing?

Fantasy writer N.K. Jemisin launched a Patreon in order to quit her day job and write full-time. Is this the way forward for publishing?

Library of Congress Wants To Drop “Alien” Subject Heading, The House Pushes Back

The House has passed a bill refusing to allow the Library of Congress to update discriminatory subject headings.

Personalized Daily Deals Coming from Goodreads

Goodreads has launched a personalized daily eBook discount program! Get the details.

Saying Goodbye to Darwyn Cooke

Hélène says goodbye to Darwyn Cooke, a giant of comics, who we lost this weekend.

Katherine Dunn (1945-2016)

Jim Dale Returns to Magical Narration with Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Dispatches from Library Land: May 2016

Cool projects, innovative programs, awesome people, and important news happening in the land of public libraries.

A Virtual Reality Anne Frank Film? NOPE

A virtual reality film about Anne Frank is in the works. Here's why that's a bad idea.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Coming to HBO

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is coming to HBO, starring Oprah.

THE HANDMAID’S TALE Adaptation Coming to Hulu

Trailer for THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN