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First Look Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace inâEnd of the Tourâ - Much as we love Jason Segel, he seemed like an, um, unexpected choice when he was cast as late author David Foster Wallace in James Ponsoldts The End of the Tour. But now

John Grisham says child porn sentences too harsh. Yeah, Mr. Grisham, let's wait until their late night surfing tendencies turn from drunken curiosity into actions and sick obsessions. Surely it's normal to actively seek out minors being sexually abused?

from the Guardian

Lemony Snicket launches prize for librarians 'who have faced adversity'

Together with the American Library Association, he is therefore setting up a new $3,000 (£1,800) award, The Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced With Adversity. "The Snicket prize will remind readers everywhere of the joyous importance of librarians and the trouble that is all too frequently unleashed upon them," said Snicket, who is funding the prize from his own "disreputable gains".

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I am SO late posting this! Make sure you drop by my blog to learn about Author Tia Kelly's brand new release. She is also doing a giveaway! http://sisterscribbler.blogspot.com/2015/12/new-release-showcase.html

from the Guardian

Nineteen Eighty-four: bad good or good bad fiction?

http://frasesquepiensan.blogspot.com.es/2015/01/pero-si-el-pensamiento-corrompe-el.html

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from Flavorwire

Against Ogling “Hot” YA Authors

This is especially true for YA literature.

from the Guardian

Umberto Eco, 1932-2016

Italian explorer of the nature of meaning was a best-selling novelist and towering figure in philosophy and academia

from the Guardian

Alan Moore: 'Why shouldn't you have a bit of fun while dealing with the deepest issues of the mind?'

Alan Moore: 'Why shouldn't you have a bit of fun while dealing with the deepest issues of the mind?'

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from The Huffington Post

State Official Pressured To Resign After Calling Welfare Recipients 'Lazy Pigs'

Arizona state schools Superintendent John Huppenthal (R) is facing mounting pressure to resign from his post after he admitted to authoring numerous incendiary posts across several political blogs starting in late 2010. Last week, Huppenthal ackno...

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