What are your click-worthy links of the week? Here are a few items that are both news-worthy and just for fun:
Looking for a laugh? Kerry at Entomology of a Bookworm posted this hilarious link to a person wondering about a “video rental store but for books.” As Kerry titled the post: “It’s called the Library.”
Thanks to Spike Jonze, Where the Wild Things Are and Maurice Sendak are hipper than ever. Fans will be thrilled to hear that Sendak has written and illustrated his first new book in almost 30 years. Bumble-Ardy will be about “a pig who longs to party.” It comes out September 6; read more in this piece on WSJ.com.
Were you intrigued by Jodi Picoult’s latest, Sing You Home, after reading our review and the author’s handwritten Q&A? You have to check out this brand new web exclusive conversation between Picoult and Ellen DeGeneres—which includes the news flash that Ellen is adapting the novel into a movie.
Sick of eBooks but still want something new? The Guardian reports on the ‘flipback’ book—a pocket-sized book for reading on the go . . . “It’s small, light and portable – and it doesn’t need charging.” Do YOU think this could kill Kindle?