Check out Forbes’ list of the highest paid authors. Who’s at the top? James Patterson. You can read more about James Patterson Inc. in a profile featured in the New York Times in January (a link to which was also posted earlier on this blog).
Here’s an interesting article in Forbes about a woman who is passionate about children’s literature, and is no shrinking violet when it comes to voicing her opinion. She’s raised a storm of protest and venom by critisizing the critics. “By day, a librarian. By night, the most powerful blogger in kids’ books,” writes author Dirk Smillie. Read the rest here.
Barbara L., Reader’s Services