Literary Linking: April 16 – 20

This week’s link topics include: PBS’s Great American Read, super cool children’s libraries, movies based on poems, and more!

The best bookish links the week of April 16 – 20:

The Great American Read: Read the 100 List
The Great American Read is an 8-part series that comes to PBS in late May. The list of the 100 books that will be discussed in the series was just released. How many of the 100 have you read?

21 Books You Don’t Have To Read and 21 You Should Read Instead
I agree with a bunch of these, but Lord of the Rings? I still think that’s a must-read.

5 of the Coolest Children’s Libraries in the United States
Chicago, Salt Lake City, Dallas, Waunakee (WI), and Lake Mills (WI) are the places to be if you’re a young bookworm.

Another Harry Potter Landmark: At $68 Million, the Most Expensive Broadway Nonmusical Play Ever
My guess is they’ll make tons of money on this one. It’s Harry Potter, for goodness sakes!

11 Movies Based on Poems
Celebrate National Poetry Month by watching one of these movies in April.

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