Books in the News - 11/18/12

Nighttime NinjaHere's what the local papers are discussed book-wise this week!

In the Pioneer Press, the spotlight is on children's picture books by local authors and publishers including:  Cat Tale by Michael Hall, One Frozen Lake by Deborah Jo Larson with paintings by Steven Johnson and Lou Fancher, Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta and illustrated by Ed Young, Children of the Northlights by Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire, and Larry Gets Lost in the Twin Cities by John Skewes and Michael Mullin.  Also featured: Cross Roads by William Paul Young, author of the bestselling novel The Shack.

Memoir of the Sunday BrunchOver at the Star Tribune, the Five Spot featured Black Dahlia and White Rose, a new story collection by Joyce Carol Oates.  In the Books section, titles reviewed included:

And in additional book news, Colin Covert wrote a terrific article about Bringing 'Unfilmable' Books to the Screen, which included titles like Life of Pi and Cloud Atlas.

Happy reading!

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