Thursday Morning LitLinks

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Veronica Roth, rather dramatically (and humorously,) reveals the final title in her DIVERGENT series. (USA Today)

The nominees for the 2013 Eisner Awards for comics and graphic novels are announced. (Publishers Weekly)

Watch for New York teacher-turned-novelist. He just lit up the London Book Fair with his debut, WE ARE NOT OURSELVES. (The New York Post)

Do Muslim women face a double standard on their memoirs? (The Guardian)

Spare a thought for how literature has affected what we do. (The Millions)

More science fiction in schools could be a good thing… (GalleyCat)

At 81 years old, John le Carré is not mucking about. (The New York Times)

Authors draw up a manifesto in support of Venice bookstores. (The Bookseller)

Kids’ book clubs, anyone? (The San Francisco Chronicle)

“On this day (or possibly the next) in 1394, Geoffrey Chaucer’s twenty-nine pilgrims met at the Tabard Inn in Southwark to prepare for their departure to Canterbury. Chaucer’s poem condenses the four to five day trip into one, and scholars have used various textual references and astrological calculations to establish that day as the day before Easter, thus allowing the pilgrims to arrive at Canterbury Easter morning, after a fifty-five-mile hike through a pleasant English springtime…” (Today In Literature)

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