Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Books of the Week

Peter Matthiessen I have been on a double header with Peter Matthiessen. I have been reading Sal Si Puedes and this weekend I found a hardbound copy of In The Spirit Of Crazy Horse.
I learned as the sun was coming up this morning that The Paris Review which Matthiessen was a founder of was financed by the C.I.A. Strange. Apparently Plimpton and Matthiessen were both recruited out of college...

Friday, June 4, 2010

Book Friendzy! in conversation with Lauren Child

During our visit to London in May we had the pleasure to sit down in conversation with author and artist Lauren Child. She is the the prolific creator of more than thirty books including the Charlie and Lola series, and the Clarice Bean novels. Please visit her fantastic website for more information! In part one of our discussion, Lauren talks about her beginnings as a writer and illustrator, and details her creative process. Enjoy!