By February 3, 2010 0 Comments Read More →

IC-SPAN: Is that John Edwards on your lap?

It’s been a long time since I’ve worried what my fellow public transportation riders think of my reading material. There have been too many picture books, middle-grade novels, and tawdry celebrity biographies (Hello, Zsa, Zsa!) for that. But I must admit on recent commutes, I kept my copy The Politician by Andrew Young firmly in my lap. There was something so tawdry about this tell-all that I felt embarrassed reading it. Of course, I’m sure some of my fellow riders had tuned in to watch the Young interview on 20/20 and/or Good Morning America. They got all the salient points and saved themselves the $20-odd bucks.

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Ilene Cooper spends most of her day looking at, assigning, and reviewing (some) of the 7,000 children's books that are published each year in her role as senior editor at Booklist.

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