Posted on January 24, 2024 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
We live in a world where everyone and everything is connected, so it's not surprising that celebrities of the non-literary sort are newsworthy to readers, too.
Here are the latest intersections of other fame and literary noteworthiness ...
How war changed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy: Time correspondent Simon Shuster discusses the changes he's seen in the actor-turned-leader who's the subject of his new book, The Showman: Inside the Invasion That Shook the World and Made a Leader of Volodymyr Zelensky (NPR).
The books these 2024 Oscar nominees are based on: Not all of the screen adaptations of books are easily recognized; here's a roundup of the literary source material for 2024 Oscar-nominated movies (Book Riot).
Ghostwriters emerge from the shadows: Take a look inside the one-day Gathering of the Ghosts conference, which brought together about 140 ghostwriters (The New York Times).
Crystal Hefner describes her life at the Playboy Mansion: The last wife of Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner discusses how she knew she was ready to write a memoir, called Only Say Good Things: Surviving Playboy and Finding Myself, and reads from it (NPR).
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