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Leo Tolstoy Gets a Google Doodle For His Birthday - Posted September 9, 2014
Google has created a Doodle to celebrate Leo Tolstoy's 186th birthday. The image pays homage to three works by the famed Russian novelist: War & Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich. Artist Roman Muradov designed the piece. Google has posted ... [GalleyCat]

Neil Gaiman On the Value of Ghost Stories - Posted March 24, 2014
Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman headlined "a semi-secret late-night event" during the TED 2014 conference. Brain Pickings reports that Gaima... [AllTwitter]

Neil Gaiman On the Value of Ghost Stories - Posted March 24, 2014
Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman headlined "a semi-secret late-night event" during the TED 2014 conference. Brain Pickings reports that Gaima... [GalleyCat]

John Steinbeck Gets Google Doodle For His Birthday - Posted February 27, 2014
Google has created a Doodle to celebrate John Steinbeck's 112th birthday. Throughout his writing career, Steinbeck penned many beloved works including East of Eden, Of Mice & Men, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning title, The Grapes of Wrath. To t... [GalleyCat]

Has Arthur Yorinks Lost His Marbles? Acclaimed Author Launches Short Story Subscription Service - Posted January 15, 2014
We kid Arthur Yorinks, because the name of his new Web venture is in fact, indeed - Lost Marbles. Nevertheless, there remains at our end a healthy dose of skepticism. It's one th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Has Arthur Yorinks Lost His Marbles? Acclaimed Author Launches Short Story Subscription Service - Posted January 15, 2014
We kid Arthur Yorinks, because the name of his new Web venture is in fact, indeed - Lost Marbles. Nevertheless, there remains at our end a healthy dose of skepticism. It's one th... [FishbowlNY]

Zora Neale Hurston Gets a Google Doodle for Her Birthday - Posted January 7, 2014
Google has created a Doodle to celebrate Zora Neale Hurston's birthday. According to the official Zora Neale Hurston website, she was born on January 7, 1891. Through her writing, Hurston became an ... [GalleyCat]

Quote of Note | Marcel Dzama - Posted December 10, 2013
"I've always remembered Where the Wild Things Are so clearly, which isn't the case with most other children's books. Wild Things was a favorite from the start. I remember looking at the images a lot and really studying [Maurice Sendak's] crosshatching at a young age—and even attemp... [UnBeige]

Five (Wild) Things You Didn't Know About Maurice Sendak - Posted July 25, 2013
It's the summer of Sendak here in New York, with the Society of Illustrators celebrating the beloved children's book artist, who ... [UnBeige]

Kickstarter Removes 'Where the Wild Things Are' Sequel For Copyright Infringement - Posted July 8, 2013
Kickstarter has removed "Back to the Wild," a proposed sequel to Maurice Sendak's classic children's book Where the Wild Things Are, concerned that the project would violate cop... [Inside Mobile Apps]

'Where the Wild Things Are' Revisited on Kickstarter - Posted June 26, 2013
The late children's book author Maurice Sendak vowed never to write a sequel for Where the Wild Things Are, but Geoffrey O. Todd and Rich Berner... [GalleyCat]

James Gandolfini Reads 'In the Night Kitchen' by Maurice Sendak - Posted June 20, 2013
The great actor James Gandolfini died yesterday. To remember the actor, we've linked a 92nd Street Y video of Gandolfini reading In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak. Follow this link to jump straight to the reading. You can watch the reading at the 43:50 mark in the vi... [GalleyCat]

Maurice Sendak Celebrated in Google Doodle - Posted June 10, 2013
Today is legendary children's author Maurice Sendak's birthday and Google is celebrating the author with a Goog... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Maurice Sendak Gets a Google Doodle for His 85th Birthday - Posted June 10, 2013
Google has created an animated Google Doodle celebrating Maurice Sendak's 85th Birthday. The literary world mourned Sendak's passing ... [GalleyCat]

Brian Selznick Creates Free Children's Book Week Poster - Posted February 21, 2013
The Invention of Hugo Cabret author Brian Selznick has created the beautiful 2013 Children's Book Week poster embedded above, a tribute to authors and illustrators Remy Charlip and Maurice Sendak... [GalleyCat]

Most Expensive Book Sales of 2012 - Posted December 19, 2012
AbeBooks has released its annual list of the most expensive books sold by the used and rare books dealer. This year, an 1603 astronomy text by Johann Bayer... [GalleyCat]

Books of Wonder Needs To Raise $100,000 to Survive - Posted October 23, 2012
Books of Wonder, a New York City-based children's bookstore, must raise a minimum of $100,000 to stay in business. The independent bookseller has turned to the crowd-funding site indiegogo for the campaig... [GalleyCat]

John Vitale Leaving HarperCollins - Posted August 3, 2012
John Vitale is leaving HarperCollins this month. He worked with authors that included Kurt Vonnegut, Maurice Sendak and Shel Silverstein. Here's more from the company memo: "John joined the company in April 1977 when Harper & Row acquired Thomas ... [semanticweb.com]

What If Maurice Sendak Had Drawn The Avengers? - Posted May 11, 2012
Artist Hannah Friederichs has created a beautiful tr... [GalleyCat]

Maurice Sendak & His Brother - Posted May 8, 2012
Writing about the death of Maurice Sendak, the New York Times reported that My Brother's Book will be posthumously published next February: "a poem writ... [GalleyCat]

Maurice Sendak Has Died - Posted May 8, 2012
Maurice Sendak has passed away, leaving behind a lifetime of beloved children's books, including Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There. This GalleyCat editor will never forget reading Where the Wild Things Are to his daughter for the first time. M... [GalleyCat]

Stephen Colbert Lands a Children's Book Deal - Posted February 22, 2012
Last month, Stephen Colbert had Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak on his show and jokingly read the author a ridiculous children's book of Colbert's own creation. Well, now Colbert has a book deal from that skit. Grand C... [FishbowlLA]

Stephen Colbert Lands Deal for Children's Book - Posted February 21, 2012
TV host and author Stephen Colbert has inked a book deal with Grand Central Publishing for his children's book, I Am a Pole (and So Can You!). Publication is set for May 8, 2012. Here's more from the publisher: "The book came about as a result of a ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen Colbert Pitches Picture Book Idea to Maurice Sendak - Posted January 26, 2012
The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert interviewed Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak this week. Follow these links to watch part one... [GalleyCat]

Maurice Sendak Profiled by Dave Eggers - Posted July 29, 2011
On September 6th, Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak will release Bumble-Ardy. This picture book will be the first publication Sendak has written and illustrated completely on his own since Outside Over There (1981). Writer Dave Eggers ... [GalleyCat]

Garth Risk Hallberg Offers 7 Ways to Kindle-Proof Your Manuscript - Posted June 1, 2011
How many books an you read that could never have an eBook edition? Over at The Millions, author Garth Risk Hallberg offered seven ways to "Kindle-proof" your manuscript. Some of the simpler ways include using color, adding illustrations, and ... [GalleyCat]

100,000 Stories Before Bed for Military Parents - Posted October 21, 2010
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Where the Wild Things Ended Up at the Box Office - Posted October 28, 2009
As the Dave Eggers-scripted adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are hit theaters recently, blockbuster-watchers have been comparing the film's ticket sales to other adaptations of classi... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers' 300-Page Storybook Adaptation - Posted June 9, 2009
When the live-action adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic storybook, "Where the Wild Things Are," hits theaters in October, ... [GalleyCat]

Where the Wild Things Are Trailer Debuts - Posted March 26, 2009
If you are having trouble getting started this cloudy morning, then this trailer for Spike Jonze's new film, "Where the Wild Things Are," will undoubtedly help. Embedded copies are hard to find, but you can watch the trailer at ... [GalleyCat]

Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak Turns 80 and the 92 St Y Celebrates - Posted September 16, 2008
Did you know yesterday was Maurice Sendak day? No? Well you are forgiven since it was actually the inaugural holiday, as proclaimed by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at last ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak Turns 80 and the 92 St Y Celebrates - Posted September 16, 2008
Did you know yesterday was Maurice Sendak day? No? Well you are forgiven since it was actually the inaugural holiday, as proclaimed by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at last ... [FishbowlNY]

Maurice Sendak, 80, Officially Comes Out of the Closet - Posted September 10, 2008
Here's a little nugget slipped into today's NYT's interview with Maurice Sendak, who is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Maurice Sendak, 80, Officially Comes Out of the Closet - Posted September 10, 2008
Here's a little nugget slipped into today's NYT's interview with Maurice Sendak, who is ... [FishbowlNY]

Where the Poets, Actors, Playwrights Etc., Are - Posted July 29, 2008
The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another his mother called him "Wild Thing!" and Max said "I'LL EAT YOU UP!" so he was sent to bed without eating anything.We're not suggesting you need to dress up like a wolf (don't let us stop... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where the Poets, Actors, Playwrights Etc., Are - Posted July 29, 2008
The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another his mother called him "Wild Thing!" and Max said "I'LL EAT YOU UP!" so he was sent to bed without eating anything.We're not suggesting you need to dress up like a wolf (don't let us stop... [FishbowlNY]

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