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".
Shakespeare's The Tempest: to be read or watched? That is the question
Shakespeare's The Tempest: to be read or watched? That is the question [That's easy - WS belongs in the theatre first & foremost!] Can dramatic poetry only be fully appreciated on stage, as purists argue?