In this podcast, Infopeople’s resident book guy Michael Cart offers some heartfelt thoughts about the importance of teen empathy and its place in the works of YA authors Adam Rapp and Jacqueline Woodson.
In this podcast, Infopeople’s book maven Michael Cart celebrates recent anniversaries and other notable occasions in the world of books and publishing. Among the occasions mentioned: the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare, the 75th anniversary of the publication of Make Way for Ducklings, and the 100th birthday of author Beverly Cleary.
Can teens read? In this podcast, Infopeople’s book maven Michael Cart has the answer. Hint: there’s good news . . . and bad news.
Also discussed in this podcast: is reading online actually reading? Hint: the answer is, it’s different.
In this podcast recorded earlier this past summer, Michael Cart talks about a new biography of Lewis Carroll by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst. Titled The Story of Alice, this new bio looks at the life of Carroll and how he came to write the Alice in Wonderland books. On a completely different tack, he also talks about the continuing phenomenon of author E.L. James and her book, Grey, which retells the 50 Shades of Grey story from the perspective of the male protagonist.