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Happy Birthday, Isaac Asimov (Maybe), and Other News

January 2, 2014 | by

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  • Happy birthday, Isaac Asimov! Maybe. Probably.
  • Newbery winner Kate DiCamillo has been named Ambassador of Young People’s Literature, a position which has been around since 2008.
  • Sure you can find plenty of lists of best of 2013, but what books were unfinishable? (Well, for Laura Miller?)
  • Ruth Rendell: “Reading is becoming a kind of specialist activity and that strikes terror into the heart of people who love reading.”
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