In this podcast, Infopeople's book guy Michael Cart reports on the appointment of America's new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Walter Dean Myers. He also looks at some new words and phrases that entered our vocabulary in 2011, and talks about the great mystery writer Agatha Christie!
Cited in the podcast:
- Grant Barrett. “Which Words Will Live On?” New York Times, January 1, 2012.
- Maureen Corrigan. “Agatha Christie’s Own Words Deepen the Mystery of the Queen of Crime.” Washington Post, December 25, 2011.
- Agatha Christie. “An Autobiography.”
- John Curran. “Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks.”
- John Curran. “Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making.”