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A Cluster of All-Purpose Book News: February 20, 2019

Quote of the Post:

“Comics will break your heart.” – Jack Kirby
 
 
 
Faith Erin Hicks’ debut YA novel “Comics Will Break Your Heart” pulls the covers back on the comic book world; fittingly its title is a quote by Jack Kirby, whose heart was probably broken by comics a thousand times.

I’m not sure what’s more surprising, that Shaggy got a book deal, or that he did an album of duets with Sting. Actually, the latter, since this link is about music publishing and not book publishing. (Who messed that one up? Because it wasn’t me.)

NPR’s review of Toni Morrison’s latest, which is actually 40+ years of essays.

Speaking of NPR, their headlining story is still, “Our Guide to 2018’s Great Reads.”

Today would’ve been Kurt Cobain’s 52nd birthday. Here’s Amazon’s list of all the books that have been written about him and, posthumously, by him.

And just because I loved writing about this book so much, #tbt to our #tbt review of Mickey Spillane’s “I, The Jury.”

Until next time, ya perps and skells!