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Val Kilmer Is Your Huckleberry: Today In Books

Val Kilmer Is Your Huckleberry

Simon & Schuster will be releasing Val Kilmer’s memoir, I’m Your Huckleberry, in April 2020. The memoir is set to cover the actor’s career, relationships, and his recent diagnosis and recovery from cancer. If you’re wondering about the title of the book: it’s a line from Tombstone that he said while playing Doc Holliday. Between the memoir and Top Gun 2 you can expect a lot of Kilmer press to come.

Angie Cruz’s Instagram Archive

While researching for her novel, Dominicana, Angie Cruz found a lack of photos of working-class Dominican women in 1960s NY. Hoping to fix that she created the Instagram account Dominicanas NYC asking for people to send in images and stories of their Dominicana relatives in NYC between 1950s-1980s.

Book References Coming To Wikipedia

You know how the bottom of Wikipedia entries have reference links to online sources for the information? Now Wikipedia is working on adding digitized books and the specific page referenced to the links so you can see the book reference. It’s already linked 130,000 book references to 50,000 digital books at a cost of about $20 for the digital transformation per book.