Children’s book author Beverly Cleary appeared on the Today Show, in advance of her 100th birthday, on April 12.
The WSJ has short profiles of “six of the world’s most esteemed translators” (by “world” they mean the world of translating other languages into English): Don Bartlett, Jamey Gambrell, Ann Goldstein, Edith Grossman, Lydia Davis, and Michael Hofmann.
The Romance Writers of America named the finalists for their annual RITA Awards, with the winers to be announced July 16 at their annual conference.
J.K. Rowling is receiving a lot of attention for sharing via Twitter two form letter rejections of her first Robert Galbraith novel.
Parnassus Books‘ new bookmobile is Timesworthy.