News This Week (8/16-22)

Every week Logos employees collect the most interesting news bits from the book and music world

Nobel Laureate and author of Lord of the Flies Sir William Golding’s reveals his monstrous side.

David Eggers talks about his upcoming novel based on Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are.

Oprah stalks Michelle Obama and lists every book she’s been seen with.

Archie’s proposal upsets fans. A lot.

The Onion takes on The Brothers Karamazov.

The 1902 novel by George Barr McCutcheon, Brewster’s Millions, will be made into a film, again.

Patricia Highsmith’s Deep Water is being adapted for film by Joe Penhall.

Jeanette Winterson writes a children’s thriller for the BBC.

A giant knitted poem is being made.

Pitchfork begins their Top 500 tracks countdown.

The rumors end, it really is a Radiohead song. And it’s free!

Eugenia Bone, author of Well Preserved, talks to the New York Times about brandied peaches and drunken pears.

Founder of Raritan: A Quarterly Review, Richard Poirier, dies at 83.

Alain de Botton becomes Heathrow’s writer in residence.

Frank Portman (Dr. Frank of Mr. T Experience) releases theme song for his main character in his new book Andromeda Klein.

Helena Bonham Carter will play English author Enid Blyton in a BBC biopic.

Margaret Atwood starts a blog. goes green, and takes the stage.

Google’s book deal faces growing opposition.

A book thief shows up to court in a horse drawn carriage.

Tin Tin au Congo is hidden away in the New York Public Library.

Even paper goes digital.

A collection of letters from members of the Bloomsbury Group could be very expensive.

Wuthering Heights jumps on the Twilight bandwagon.

People won’t stop talking about bedbugs.