reading http://wlrn.org en Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books http://wlrn.org/post/summer-reading-picks-mitchell-kaplan-books-and-books <p></p><p>07/02/14 -&nbsp;<font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">On&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday’s</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;Topical Currents we’ll sit for a spell with Mitchell Kaplan, founder of Books &amp; Books and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair International. He’ll tell us how he has become one of the country’s most successful independent booksellers and about his plans to venture into publishing.&nbsp;</span></font><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: normal;">We’ll also get his recommendations for a good summer read.&nbsp;</span><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Join us and call in with your own suggestions on the next Topical Currents,&nbsp;</span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><b>Wednesday</b></span></font><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="4" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;at 1pm.</span></font></p><p></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 34897 at http://wlrn.org Summer Reading Picks With Mitchell Kaplan From Books And Books Catcher In The Fry? McDonald's Happy Meals With A Side Of Books http://wlrn.org/post/catcher-fry-mcdonalds-happy-meals-side-books Fast-food giant McDonald's is set to become a publishing giant as well — at least temporarily. For two weeks next month, <a href="http://news.mcdonalds.com/US/news-stories/McDonald%E2%80%99s-USA-to-Provide-More-Than-20-Million-Boo">McDonald's says</a> it will oust the toys that usually come in its Happy Meals and replace them with books it has published itself.<p>An estimated 20 million children's books, which will feature nutritional messages, will be distributed in McDonald's kids' meals from Nov. 1 to Nov. 14, the company says. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:34:51 +0000 21963 at http://wlrn.org Catcher In The Fry? McDonald's Happy Meals With A Side Of Books