Happy Friday everyone! We hope that you have enjoyed our magician-themed week in honor of Lev Grossman's latest book, but even more importantly, we hope that you have had a chance to enjoy The Magician King yourself! It rocks.
NPR has announced its list of the top 100 science fiction and fantasy books (as chosen by their readers/listeners). The top 3? Lord of the Rings, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and Ender's Game. Check out the rest of the list--it should keep you busy for a while!
Speaking of The Lord of the Rings, if you're in the Chicago area, you can watch a screening of The Fellowship of the Ring with live music, performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, next Thursday and Friday night at Ravinia. Travelzoo has a good deal on tickets--$15 lawn seats on Thursday, $20 pavilion tickets on Thursday and Friday.
Here are some of the other fun things we found around the internet this week: