Most Anticipated: The Great 2014 Book Preview
The Millions published their always excellent preview for 2014 while I was on vacation, so just linking to it now. Looks like a great year.
The “YA dystopia for teenage girls” genre has come full circle and is sinking its teeth into 1984. Equals will be a “slightly updated version” of George Orwell‘s dystopian classic, with the main update being, according to its director, that “it’s about love in a world where love really doesn’t exist anymore.” Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult are starring.
Slightly. Never mind that the title is already different.
Pushpendra Pandya is a copywriter and librarian who has recently started a new project: a crowdsourced library that aims to provide a book sharing service to its members.
What would a world without libraries look like? We’ve got the top 10 responses from Brooklyn kids.