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Guardian children's fiction prize winner Rebecca Stead: meekness can backfire

from The Huffington Post

Who Knew Andy Warhol Was A Book Person?

New Exhibition Explores Andy Warhol's Relationship With Books

from Brain Pickings

Where Do Babies Come From? A Sweet and Honest Primer on How Reproduction Works by Illustrator Sophie Blackall

Where Do Babies Come From? A Sweet and Honest Primer on How Reproduction Works by Illustrator Sophie Blackall | Brain Pickings

from The Huffington Post

Famous Authors Share The First Books They Ever Loved

8 Famous Authors On The First Book They Ever Loved

from Brain Pickings

The Hole: A Philosophical Scandinavian Children’s Book About the Meaning of Existence

The Hole: An Existential Meditation in Simple Scandinavian Illustrations and Die-Cut Magic

from Slate Magazine

The Poet Who Threw Out the First Pitch at Yankee Stadium

Omissions Are Not Accidents

from Brain Pickings

Carson McCullers’s Little-Known 1964 Illustrated Children’s Book

Carson McCullers, 1964 http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/05/01/carson-mccullers-sweet-as-a-pickle/

from the Guardian

Alan Moore finishes million-word novel Jerusalem

Moore, revered for creating comics including Watchmen and V for Vendetta, has been working on Jerusalem since 2008. Description from theguardian.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

from Brain Pickings

How Diego Rivera Met the Fierce Teenage Frida Kahlo and Fell in Love with Her Years Later

How Diego Rivera Met the Fierce Teenage Frida Kahlo and Fell in Love with Her Years Later | Brain Pickings ***This website looks like it has some great articles about well known writers/artists, etc.

Which Books Inspired Your Academic Career? Call for Contributors