The New Yorker’s Book Bench has posted a translation of “King Goldenlocks,” one of the almost 500 Bavarian fairy tales recently found in Germany.
No book deal, no problem: With financial support from their parents, “hundreds of children and teenagers” are writing and self-publishing their own books, reports the The New York Times.
Soon, we’ll be able to roll e-readers up like newspapers.
The American Society of Magazine Editors has named its finalists for the 2012 National Magazine Awards. While there are some great picks—David Grann, Aleksander Hemon, and John Jeremiah Sullivan all got well-deserved nods—women are conspicuously absent from the Reporting, Features, Profiles, Essays, and Columns categories. As in, they’re missing completely. Women are, however, well represented in the Public Interest category,
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