Saturday Morning LitLinks

Ru Freeman


Publishers Weekly turns the spotlight on author Ru Freeman. (PW)

Author, Paul Parsons, gets a pretty cool book trailer for BADEN-POWELL’S BEADS: LONDON. (vimeo)

Have a look at samples of all of this year’s Edgar winners. (GalleyCat)

Apparently, writers used to be more interesting. (Slate)

There have been some absolutely terrible mothers in fiction… (Publishers Weekly)

Love a book? Ink it on your skin. Here are some amazing literary tattoos. (buzzfeed)

Remeboring Leonard Michaels. (The New Yorker)

All about swear words and how they’ve evolved, courtesy (Salon)

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS, by Katherine Boo, is all set for its stage adaptation. (The New York Times)

Children’s book author, Fredrick L. McKissack, has died. He was 72 years old. Rest in peace. (The New York Times)

“On this day in 2001 Douglas Adams died of a heart attack in a Santa Barbara gym, aged forty-nine. He had moved to California to be more involved in negotiations with Hollywood producers on the movie version of his Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a frustrating process which Adams likened to ‘trying to grill a steak by having a succession of people coming into the room and breathing on it.’ The 1979 book and its sequels (The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long and Thanks for all the Fish; Mostly Harmless) have sold fifteen million copies…” (Today In Literature)


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