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Megan Purdy

For those who celebrated holidays, I hope it was lovely and cookie-filled. For those who didn’t, I hope your break was lovely and cookie filled. I’ve got lots of links for you today, but first off, did you hear that…

A graphic work has been named as the winner of the biography section in the 2012 Costa book awards – a first for the prestigious literary prize that also reached another significant milestone when women swept the board in the five categories.

How about that, ladies? Double plus good news.

So you all saw the big holiday blockbuster, right? And how awesome was Django Unchained? (Hobbit, you say? What Hobbit?). There’s an upcoming graphic adapation (of course), and judging solely by the cover art, it looks to be slick. Reggie Hudlin was tapped to write the script, and he’s far from a fan favourite, so only time will tell on this one. In the meantime, some Django links to slake your thirst:

See you next week for another roundup of Things We Find Interesting.

Megan Purdy

Megan Purdy

Publisher of all this. Megan was born in Toronto. She's still there. Philosopher, space vampire, heart of a killer.