Roxanne Reads

Book Buzz for Apr 4 – 10, 2014

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Thurs Apr 4

Happy Birthday Ms. Maya Angelou!
http://mayaangelou.com/

Fri Apr 5

She should pay the late fines.
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/barrington_area/chi-book-returned-to-barrington-high-school-library-47-years-late-20140404,0,4647576.story

A fresh new talent on the children’s book scene.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10743122/Waterstones-Childrens-Book-Prize-2014-winner-Katherine-Rundell-is-a-rich-new-talent.html

Sun Apr 7

Man’s book published posthumously by his classmates.
http://www.kansascity.com/2014/04/05/4932843/charlotte-mans-book-published.html

Acclaimed writer Peter Matthiessen passes away.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2598005/Acclaimed-writer-National-Book-Award-winner-Peter-Matthiessen-dies-86-struggle-leukemia.html

Mon Apr 8

Literary Classic = Cold War propaganda
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/sns-rt-us-usa-russia-zhivago-20140406,0,5661546.story

Some thoughts from this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair
http://publishingperspectives.com/2014/04/the-bologna-childrens-book-fairs-shift-toward-digital/

Tues Apr 9

Sharing the love of book collecting.
http://www.timescolonist.com/antiquarian-book-dealer-to-share-his-passion-1.946621

Kiwi books for Prince George!
http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/books/9914481/Kiwi-picture-books-chosen-to-keep-a-future-king-happy

Philadelphia Book Festival is on next week…
http://www.uwishunu.com/2014/04/the-philadelphia-book-festival-returns-with-dozens-of-events-at-public-libraries-across-the-city-april-13-through-19/

Wed Apr 9

B.C. Book Day recognised.
https://www.newsroom.gov.bc.ca/2014/04/bc-book-day-recognized.html

They’re going to kill off Archie!
http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/comic-book-character-archie-killed-off-23266604

Thurs Apr 10

Borders Book Festival line-up announced.
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-26969220

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