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World Premiere of “That’s My Piano, Sir!” (the video!)

Seems to me that if you’re going to make a video out of a picture book that relies heavily on music, you need to put your back into it. And this one has some gusto! Some pizzazz!

Gary Paulsen: Videos, Conversations, and a Brand New Book

Tonight I talk with Gary Paulsen live. Before that, listen to him talk about his latest book, Gone to the Woods.

Video Premiere: Creators IRL (Part 3): Identity

What the heck is ‘Creators IRL’?”. It’s a series Penguin created to “offer a safe space for conversations, questions, revelations, and reflections between readers and some of their favorite creators. Featuring candid discussion from some of the book community’s most beloved creators, each video will center on a particular topic and explore how that topic has influenced the creator’s life and career.” Today, I’m premiering the third video in the series. Its focus? “Identity”.

Video Premiere: The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge

Last month I found myself overwhelmed. Overwhelmed, that is, with an incredible desire to review a book a full four months before its publication date. This is not an unheard of action on my part, but I do try to avoid talking up books too far in advance of their releases. Sometimes, though, when the […]

Deep Diving Into Accuracy and Art: A Video Premiere of Barbara McClintock Discussing Nothing Stopped Sophie

I have this terrible habit of too-early enthusiasm. I frequently tell myself that reviewing a book too early is a bad thing. It invites the reading public to forget about the book before its publication date, after all. But there are times when a book is so good that I just can’t contain myself. Such […]