October 16, 2012

Lit Tidbits

  • Mo Yan, 57-year-old Chinese writer, is the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • Did you know that Pam Grier wrote a memoir in 2010? Foxy: My Life in Three Acts is her life story and life lessons.
  • NFL quarterback Michael Vick published a memoir in early September titled Finally Free. In the memoir, he comes clean and sets the record straight about his participation in a dogfighting ring.
  • A collection of about 300 of John Lennon's letters, postcards, childhood writings, and life stories is published in a book titled The John Lennon Letters.
  • The Harvard School of Public Health conducted a study examining the risks of neck and head pain from tablet use. Bookhearts, be conscious of your posture while reading on your computers, tablets and eReaders.
  • Are you still looking for a Halloween costume idea? Try being a literary character.

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