Selective Tree Hugging
This week, Rebecca and Jenn discuss the latest in Jay Asher’s defamation suit, a Michigan bill that would make it easier to ban books, Harper Lee’s get-off-my-lawn letter, and more.
This episode sponsored by:
The Fifth Doctrine by Karen Robards
The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
Links discussed in the show:
SCBWI attorneys seek to have Jay Asher suit thrown out
Dan Mallory, who once faked being British, nominated for British Book Award
Florida bill would make banning books easier
Michigan bill would make librarians essential school staff
Marquette University’s cool oral history project about Tolkien
Harper Lee did not want her hometown to be a tourist attraction
Meanwhile, Nora Roberts has basically built a town around herself (and it sounds awesome)
Heroes of the week: Women who couldn’t find bilingual books for kids published their own and made $1 Million.