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A New CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Trailer: Today in Books

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A New Christopher Robin Trailer

The new Christopher Robin trailer is out. The film, inspired by A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, stars Ewan McGregor as a grown-up Christopher dealing with the miseries of adult life. Watch him return to the Hundred Acre Wood, and have all the feels!

Where Are The Middle-Aged Women?

The Guardian discussed the absence of middle-aged women on book covers. This isn’t the first time people in and around the world of publishing have brought up discrimination on covers. Alison Flood, the author of the piece, was prompted to look for books about middle-aged women where they were featured on the cover, which resulted in some sad observations about what publishing does and does not consider cover-worthy.

Harry Potter-Inspired Escape Rooms At MegaCon

If you’re headed to Orlando’s speculative and fandom convention MegaCon this weekend, you might want to attempt one of the Harry Potter-inspired escape rooms organizers have set up for visitors. Escape a potions lab and “Crazy Aunt Philomena’s Vault.” Have fun, and don’t get poisoned.


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