Book News for December 21, 2016

Here’s what’s making news in the book world this week:

From the Houston Chronicle: Houston’s newest bookstore: a Latino ‘cultural hub’ Nuestra Palabra Arts & Books is dedicated to promoting Latino literature and culture. 

Anne of Green Gables is catnip to television producers. Read Read Shoshana Flax’s review over at Horn Book Magazine on this latest incarnation. (Spoiler: there are better versions out there, or read the books instead.)

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The Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst, Massachusetts celebrated its namesake’s 186th birthday with poetry readings and coconut cake. Read more on the Fine Books Blog.

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