Sponsored by Be True To Me by Adele Griffin.
“Sherlock” and “The Hobbit” star Martin Freeman will swap Baker Street and Bilbo Baggins for “Paradise Lost,” a TV adaptation of John Milton’s epic 17th-century poem. Freeman has currently committed to the project as executive producer, but it is possible he will appear on screen.
David Grossman’s “ambitious high-wire act of a novel”, A Horse Walks into a Bar, set around a standup comic’s rambling and confessional routine in an Israeli comedy club, has won the Man Booker International prize for the year’s best fiction in translation.
It’s one thing to borrow a book from a library. But Theis Williams and his classmates say it’s much more exciting to take one home for keeps. So, as the Great Book Giveaway opened at his school, Theis clutched a favorite by author Eric Carle close to his chest.
“I always wanted a dragon book!” said Theis, 4, thrilled at his luck.