Monday, May 01, 2006

The Book of Life Gets Caught Reading, May 2006



This episode of The Book of Life, a show about Jewish people and the books we read, celebrates Get Caught Reading Month, a campaign of the Association of American Publishers. Here's who we'll catch reading:

* Author Markus Zusak on his amazing new novel, The Book Thief
* Dianne Hess, executive editor at Scholastic, about Jewish books she has published
* Aley Sheer, musician and educator, on his new CD Sheer, based on Torah texts
* Mitchell Kaplan, owner of the independent bookstore Books & Books, a founder of Miami Book Fair International, and President of the American Booksellers Association which co-sponsors the upcoming convention Book Expo America along with the Association of American Publishers
* This month we debut our literary guessing game Jews' Clues! See if you can guess the answer!

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