Tatiana Maslany on Conan 4/15/14 [x]
Grover and Lauren Graham work together to become authors!
(Their story is about a dill pickle.)
In a Simpsons episode from the late nineties, Lisa Simpson, concerned that her mental skills may be deteriorating, manages to finagle her way onto a local TV news broadcast, where she urges the residents of Springfield to read two books: To Kill a Mockingbird and Harriet the Spy. At first glance, the two novels might not seem to have that much in common, but as Anna Holmes argues in a blog post for The New Yorker, the books share “ideas about the complexity, sophistication, and occasional wickedness of young girls’ imaginations.” (You could also read our own Garth Risk Hallberg on Malcolm Gladwell and To Kill a Mockingbird.)
We’re celebrating literacy with your favorite ABC Family stars! Constance’s favorite book is “Pippi Longstocking” by Astrid Lindgren. She says, “I love Pippi because she was unconventional, assertive & had super human strength of course!”
We’re celebrating literacy with your favorite ABC Family stars! Lucas’ favorite book is “Cloud Atlas” by David Mitchell. He says, “An amazing story of life, love, and true perseverance.”