The Simposons, Season 21, Episode 8, which premiered a few Sundays ago, featured Lisa reading an Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland pop-up book to her baby sister Maggie. (It begins at 5:34 in the episode embedded above, available for a limited time from hulu.com.) I’ve got a half dozen AAIW pop-ups open in front of [...]
Fashion is a weak suit at Let “Universe” Be “Books”, but since Disney declared Alice is the New Black at a Las Vegas trade show back in September, Alice, and the prospect of tie-in merchandise, have been inspiring a number of fashion creations probably worth mentioning.
The Los Angeles Times reviewed the playing field [...]
And here it is… there’s no escape!
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There’s Bollywood buzz of a big budget Indian Alice in Wonderland. The gossip from One India:
Quick Gun Murugun director Shashanka Ghosh is planning an Indian version of Alice in Wonderland. The film’s lead character will be named Alisha and it will be a modern version of the story.
The film’s script will be written [...]
Yes, we know Hanukkah is over and it’s too late to mail order anything in time for Christmas, but isn’t that always when you find the best presents? Let “Universe” be “Books” presents a round up of unique gifts to suit a variety of highly-specific gift-giving scenarios: * First, is your mother, sister, or other [...]
Red Rose Publishing is an online Romance fiction site, where you can buy digital books and escape into amorous fantasy. One of these, by A.P. Miller, is a collection of fairy tale-themed shorts called Beyond the Looking Glass by A.P. Miller, downloadable in pdf and other formats for $2.99. (I don’t see how “beyond” the [...]
Artist Ramona Szczerba is selling this stylish collage inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Etsy.com, the online store for handmade craft. This 1 of 1 is still available for $145.
Well, you didn’t think Alice WALKED all over Wonderland did you? That place is HUGE, and Alice is way too clever [...]
Evertype has published a book of new Alice stories called Wonderland Revisited and the Games Alice Played There by author Keith Sheppard, with illustrations by Cynthia Brownell. At Sheppard’s website, www.writerman.org.uk, you can read the first chapter of the book & also some of his other nonsense verse.
Here is the blurb from the [...]
Evertype has published a handsome new edition of Alice’s Adventure’s under Ground, Lewis Carroll’s earlier version of Alice’s adventures. Michael Everson, who has previously translated AAIW into Irish, is the editor, creating a book design inspired by Martin Gardner’s Annotated Alice and original elements from the facsimile. He has typeset the text, making it easier [...]
Every year since Lewis Carroll’s centennial in 1998, French artist Guy Jacqumin has asked other “Artistes Alicéens” to collaborate on an exhibition around an Alice-related theme, like 2004′s Alice à la Folie or 2003′s Alice dionysienne. If you’re near Paris in the next few weeks, stop by the Centre d’arts plastiques Albert Chanot, 33 rue [...]