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William Faulkner's complete works sold for TV adaptation

William Faulkner's complete works sold for TV adaptation | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Often described as unfilmable, the works of William Faulkner are set to be adapted for television by David Milch, creator of the violent western series Deadwood and the police drama NYPD Blue.

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A Peek Inside the Libraries of Famous Writers

A Peek Inside the Libraries of Famous Writers | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

There’s nothing like a well-stocked library to enhance a home. Especially when that library has been outfitted with books chosen by some of the choosiest readers of all — the authors themselves.

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Anne McCaffrey Dies

Anne McCaffrey Dies | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

The author of the enduringly popular Dragonriders of Pernseries died on Monday at her home outside of Dublin at 85, after suffering a stroke. Born in Cambridge Mass., she moved to Ireland in 1970 after the Irish government began a program to allow novelists to live there free of income tax. Her 23rd novel, Dragon’s Time, written with her son, was published in June. The next in the series, Sky Dragons, is set for publication next year. Her books are published by Ballantine/Random House and are available via OverDrive.

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Jeff Kinney: 'I didn't write Diary of a Wimpy Kid for kids'

Jeff Kinney: 'I didn't write Diary of a Wimpy Kid for kids' | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid, talks to Michelle Pauli about the bestselling series and answers questions from Guardian children's books site members.

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Daniel Lemire: à la croisée des voyages et de l'humour

Daniel Lemire: à la croisée des voyages et de l'humour | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Daniel Lemire a fait salle comble, hier midi, à l'auditorium de la Grande Bibliothèque de Montréal.

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Google Doodle Celebrates Mark Twain's 176th Birthday

Google Doodle Celebrates Mark Twain's 176th Birthday | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Google is celebrating the 176th birthday of author Mark Twain with a homepage doodle that depicts a well-known scene from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, one of Twain's more popular books.

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Judy Blume: Often Banned, But Widely Beloved : NPR

Judy Blume has been channeling the anxieties, dreams and secret thoughts of young readers for more than four decades. NPR's Neal Conan talks with Blume about writing for children, censorship and keeping books relevant for new generations of young readers.

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