Posts Tagged ‘Bridget Jones’
October 15, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
Behind the scenes at the Booker Prize! The lurid image is not misleading.
We are not inclined to argue with the authority of this headline: “Here Is the One Perfect Book for Every Single Myers-Briggs Type.”
“Well-meaning adults can easily destroy a child’s love of reading.” Neil Gaiman on letting children read what they want.
“I don’t know what to make of it really. I’m a bit of an unlikely sex symbol. The mothers have all been coming up to me at the school gates taking the mickey out of me.” The teacher who inspired Helen Fielding’s latest romantic hero.
September 30, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
In honor of the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath, playwright Octavio Solis, writer Patricia Wakida, and filmmaker P. J. Palmer will retrace the Oklahoma-to-California journey of the Joad family. Along Route 66, they plan to collect oral histories, documenting the ten-day journey on social media.
Meanwhile, photographer Jacob Robinson takes to La Mancha (and Kickstarter) to “capture the spirit of Don Quixote” for the Visual Editions project.
Helen Fielding has killed off Mark Darcy, leaving Bridget Jones a widow; readers are in shock.
Garrison Keillor has penned his first book of poetry: O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic and Profound.