Some weeks get so newsy:
A can't-miss interview with Mary Norris, one of the New Yorker's copy editors, at Andy Ross's blog, Ask the Agent.
The new MacArthur Fellows were announced. (They are the genius-grant people.)
It's officially autumn. I just like that fact.
Nominations for the 2009 Cybils open October 1st. Anyone can nominate a book in a number of categories. (Cybils = Children's and YA Bloggers' Literary Awards)
An interview at Powell's with David Sibley, author of the brand-new book The Sibley Guide to Trees, and other guidebooks. Sibley is our era's Roger Tory Peterson.
Coming up: Banned Books Week, Celebrate the Freedom to Read, sponsored by the American Library Association, September 26th-October 3rd
Over at PBS Parents' Booklights, I write about a Pied Piper children's librarian and her current read-aloud recommendations.