Emma Thompson Writing New Peter Rabbit Book and Other Book News


Earth mother and actress Emma Thompson is writing a new Peter Rabbit book.  [EW]

Is Philip Roth the last of his kind? (After reading the article’s opening excerpt about a woman in menopause from Sabbath’s Children, we were briefly reminded of why we might not mind: “Nothing unforeseen that happens,” the hot flashes inform her, “is likely ever again to be going to be good.”) [The Quarterly Conversation]

Speaking of menopause, Sandra Tsing Loh’s review of The Wisdom of Menopause is pretty funny. [The Atlantic]

A preview of the Brooklyn Book Fair this weekend. [WSJ]

The epilogue to Borders, as CEO tries to describe what happened. [Detroit News]