Friday News Roundup, July 24, 2009


Here are some book related stories and tidbits that have been in the news this week:

David Sedaris will make a series of public appearances this summer and fall (Barclay Agency)

The classic children’s book Where The Wild Things Are is not only being turned into a movie, but also a game (I guess destroying it once wasn’t good enough). (Yahoo!)

Barnes & Noble To Sell Electronic Books (USA Today)

Miss California gets a book deal. I can’t wait to not read it. (Boston Herald)

The current Top 5 Hardcover Fiction Books (NYC Times)

1. LACK HILLS, by Nora Roberts
2. SWIMSUIT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
3. FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN, by Janet Evanovich
5. THE APOSTLE, by Brad Thor

The chair J.K. Rowling wrote the first 2 Harry Potter books is now being sold on Ebay for charity. (Ebay)

Great interview with Michael Kupperman. (A.V. Club)

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