Words of the Day: Wednesday, 20 November 2013

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Book reviews
‘Botanical illustration is alive and flourishing despite a world full of gadgetry.’ @Te_Papa

Book Review: Jim Henson: The Biography, by Brian Jay Jones

Author interviews
Something for paranormal fiction fans

General
Come on folks, tell us what should be on the PM’s Summer Reading List here   #nzpmsrl

Book News
Booksellers – check out some christmas collateral at http://www.indiebound.co.nz/ . It’s free, festive and fun.

The perfect gift for him, her and them…

The Indie Christmas Catalogue has landed…

The Australian PM’s think tank has made his summer reading list. What should be on @johnkeypm‘s?

From around the internet
Dystopian fiction fan?

Introducing The Hungry Games: Catching Fur. May the cookies be ever in your flavor.

‘I want a girl that reads’ @markgrist

Today in 1969, the first episode of Sesame Street premiered on TV. Pictured is one of Jim Henson’s designs of Big Bird.

George R.R. Martin shows no mercy. Every death in the series is tabbed (see pic).

The 10 Most Notorious Parts of Famous Books | PWxyz

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