For all you eReader fans: In case you weren’t already aware, Pam Sowers has just released her “eNotated” Hunting of the Snark, having already e-published editions of the two Alice books. You can find (and read about) all three on Amazon.com.
From the “knock me over with a tea tray” department comes news reported by one of our faithful Mimsy Minions: Johnny Depp is set to return as the Mad Hatter in Disney’s inevitable sequel to their shockingly successful 3D Alice in Wonderland. The new film, tentatively titled Into the Looking Glass, will be directed by James Bobin… [read full post]
If you’re an avid collector of vintage children’s literature editions, you might be interested in this updated list of the most collectible children’s books, according to Helen Younger of Aleph-Bet Books. As one would expect, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland makes the list. And note the clever way she handles the issue of the publication date. Disappointingly, Through… [read full post]
Ahoy, Snark lovers! Our own Mahendra Singh, who published a stunning edition himself a few years ago, has alerted us to the publication of a new Dutch version of Lewis Carroll’s immortal The Hunting of the Snark. If you can read Dutch, you can find out more by clicking here. If, like me, you can’t understand much… [read full post]
As any serious fan of Lewis Carroll knows, he only left his beloved British Isles once in his entire life. And no, it was not to visit America and see a Broadway show–although I’m pretty sure he would have enjoyed that, too. His one trip abroad was to Moscow. He and his friend and traveling… [read full post]
If you are a regular reader of our blog, you already know that LCSNA member Daniel Singer has written a playful two-character comedy depicting a fictional encounter between Lewis Carroll and Charles Dickens, and that the play’s premiere in NC was part of our Spring meeting this year. I’m happy to announce that the play… [read full post]
Speaking of privacy matters, in case you didn’t already know this, Amazon keeps track of what phrases are most often highlighted by folks who read their eBooks on Kindles. Now, by all rights, if those folks using Kindle readers really knew their Carrolliana, they would have found a way to make it 42nd, but research… [read full post]
Now of course, any Alice fan worth his or her salt knows that finding an oddball caterpillar in Wonderland is par for the course. But the Huffington Post has a photo of a real caterpillar that not even John Tenniel could have dreamed up. Apparently, as it grows, it stacks its old, outgrown heads on its… [read full post]
Attention book lovers! Fantasy writer Neil Gaiman has a new book out, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and according to the NY Times, it includes a few Carrollian references along the way. You can read the Times article here.