Friday, April 15, 2011

[News and Notes] April 15, 2011

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Previously reviewed) has sold more than 1 million copies in digital form, according to a recent New York Times article.

This e-book and other downloadable titles are available for FREE from the Memphis Public Library's Digital Media Collection. E-books can be downloaded to e-book compatible computers, mobile devices, and e-readers. Click here to learn about system requirements for this service, provided by OverDrive.

Want to liven up your book club meetings? Neil Hollands of Book Group Buzz suggests hosting a Birth Year Bash.

Speaking of birth years, author Beverly Cleary, turned 95 on Wednesday, April 12. Read Pamela Paul's New York Times article, The Ageless Appeal of Beverly Cleary, to learn how a shy Depression-era girl became a children's librarian and the author of 42 books.


I am so glad you mentioned this. I still love Beverly Cleary as much as I did when I was four. Happiest of birthdays to one of the BEST authors ever!
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