* Unlocking Harry Potter: Five Keys for the Serious Reader by John Granger debuted from Zossima Press on March 1. The editor kindly sent me a PDF sample of the first seventeen pages, and encouraged me to share it. If anyone is interested in the Table of Contents and Introduction to this wonderful book, please comment or drop me an email, and I will send the PDF to you.
* A statue of Treebeard will be erected in the Birmingham suburb where J.R.R. Tolkien grew up. (Thanks to wellinghall for the news.)
* The SFWA has announced this year's Final Nebula Awards ballot.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. - Dr. Albert Schweitzer