La Bloga talks to novelist Junot Diaz. The piece is a longer version of an interview that ran in the San Antonio Express-News.
Neil Gaiman's television and radio plans, at The Independent.
Coming up this week in Westport, CT: the Rabbit Hill Festival of Children's Literature.
J.K. Rowling outs the Harry Potter character Prof. Dumbledore; the blog Oz and Ends comments.
In case you missed it last week, Alex Ross wrote about the online state of classical music, including blogs about the same, in an interesting piece for The New Yorker. Ross is the magazine's classical music critic, and blogs at The Rest Is Noise.
PEN American Center sponsors a tribute to the late Grace Paley on Tuesday, November 6th, in NYC.
Children's Book Week is coming up November 12th-18th. The Children's Book Council, a trade organization of publishers, supplies the details. Reading the CBC's newsletter "Hot off the Press," I spied a new book I'd love to get my hands on: Russell Freedman's Who Was First? Discovering the Americas.
The New York Public Library's John Peters recommends scary stories, at School Library Journal. You'll find books for children from kindergarten age on up through high school.