While a high-calibre jury of writers and critics ponders the nominees for this year’s Children’s Book Awards, we have asked the true experts. So far we have heard our reviewers’ opinions about the nominees in the categories Picture Books and Junior Fiction
Is China making an unprecedented leap to the top of the global economic hierarchy? Yes, Martin Jacques asserts confidently in his buzz-generating When China Rules the World.
Melissa Febos was not your average college student. While most of her fellow co-eds took jobs at local coffee shops or campus bookstores, it was a different kind of opportunity that caught her eye: a newspaper ad that read, “Attractive young woman wanted for nurse role-play and domination.