Pantsuit Nation Gets a Book Deal: Critical Linking, December 21, 2016

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Pantsuit Nation began in late October as a secret Facebook group for supporters of Hillary Clinton (and pantsuit enthusiasts). After the election, it became a place for members to commiserate over their shock and disappointment.

Now Pantsuit Nation is becoming a book.

The political version of Humans of New York?


Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train, has a new book coming out and it now has a cover!

“It’s ludicrous to take great works that are clearly for adults and reduce them for children,” said Monica Edinger, a fourth-grade teacher at the Dalton School in Manhattan, who dismissed KinderGuides as a disingenuous attempt to exploit parents’ insecurities.

Still, some parents counter that children can absorb the bigger themes, like the idea of resilience in “The Old Man and the Sea” or adventurousness in “On the Road.”

On the growing trend of children’s book versions of classic books.

Samantha Irby and Robin Sloan talk about their favorite books in our newest podcast, Recommended. Download it for free from Apple Podcasts or Google Play.