Showing posts from July, 2007

Magic & Mystery

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST        🕮    In this episode of The Book of Life, a show about Jewish people and the books we read, we explore themes of magic and mystery. > Cantor Amy O. Miller explains Jewish views on Harry Potter. Cantor Miller has presented at many Harry Potter symposiums , including Nimbus 2003 , ConventionAlley 2004 , Accio 2005 , and Lumos 2006 . > Cartoonist Jason Lutes gives us some background on his graphic novel, Houdini, The Handcuff King , published by Hyperion in association with The Center for Cartoon Studies . Lutes' co-creator was Nick Bertozzi . > Author Sarah Mlynowski describes her Bras & Broomsticks trilogy for middle-grade girls. > Mystery writer Pari Noskin Taichert tells us about supernatural aspects of her novel The Clovis Incident . She also blogs on Murderati and is active on Crimespace . NEWS: > The Book of Life T-shirt with original art by award-winning author/illustrator Simms Taback is now available! Order your