Are boys are being deterred from reading because the gatekeepers to children’s literature are mostly women, asks an author for The Times of London.
Porter Anderson recaps the social media meltdown surrounding Amazon’s purchase of Goodreads and uncovers several cooler heads who offer realistic perspectives.
The longlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction (the former Orange Prize) includes several A-list authors: Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith, Barbara Kingsolver and AM Homes among others.
Pasadena, CA is a bastion of literary and scientific creativity, but until now lacked its own book festival. Saturday’s inaugural LitFest Pasadena changes that.