Lemony Snicket always has a few tricks up his sleeve, and it appears he’s called in some favors for the upcoming audio version of File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents (out on April Fool’s Day, fittingly). File Under presents 13 mini-mysteries that a young Snicket must solve, and for the audio version, 13 very cool people have signed on to read. Among them are a few radio hosts, an MSNBC anchor, some popular YA authors, musicians, and a football player. Listen to an intro from all 13 readers and see the list exclusively below: READ FULL STORY
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Famously cantankerous author Lemony Snicket wasn’t always such a scrooge, but now we get to learn what odd things happened in his childhood to make him turn out that way. We first got to know Snicket from his best-selling A Series of Unfortunate Events books. His upcoming series, All the Wrong Questions, focuses on his perplexing youth and his apprenticeship at a mysterious organization. Who Could That Be at This Hour?, the first of four volumes in the new series, comes your way Oct. 23, but EW has an exclusive sneak peek at chapter one. Check it out at your own risk below! READ FULL STORY
Little, Brown has announced the title and on-sale date of Lemony Snicket’s highly anticipated new series. The first volume in the four-part autobiographical account of his childhood, called All the Wrong Questions, will be released on Oct. 23, 2012. This will be Snicket’s first new series since the wildly popular A Series of Unfortunate Events. The famously cantankerous author said in a press release, “These books are questionable and contain questions. I, for one, question why anyone would be interested in reading them.”
Daniel Handler, the author who wrote the bestselling Series of Unfortunate Events children’s books under the pen name Lemony Snicket, is back with his first-ever young adult novel Why We Broke Up (Dec. 27). The book, beautifully illustrated by Maira Kalman, tells the story of first heartbreak through a series of ordinary objects that carry deep meaning for two teenagers, Min and Ed, who are ending their relationship. This concept has inspired an interactive website, WhyWeBrokeUpProject.com, where readers can anonymously share their own breakup stories.
To ramp up to the book’s post-Christmas release, Handler took to Grand Central Terminal to interview passersby about their tales of heartache. Check out the exclusive video below! READ FULL STORY
It’s been over a month since Occupy Wall Street protesters took to lower Manhattan to protest a whole host of issues regarding financial regulation, inequality, and frustration with America’s current economic system. With growing media coverage, celeb spotting, and protests popping up in other cities all over the world, everyone has an opinion, and it’s no surprise that authors have decided to weigh in as well. READ FULL STORY
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers announced this afternoon that they will be publishing a new four-book series for teens by Lemony Snicket—his first since the phenomenally successful A Series of Unfortunate Events—as well as a YA novel from Daniel Handler, Snicket’s alter ego. “I was distressed to learn that Little Brown Books for Young Readers would also be offering the works of Lemony Snicket and have insisted that my book be published first. No one knows better than I that his writing delves into dangerous material, and inspires a spectrum of villainous reaction. In fact, I think I hear a nefarious knocking at the door right now!” Handler said. Handler’s novel is due out in 2011; the first Snicket, in 2012.
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