By Stephan Lee
Updated February 11, 2011 at 04:04 PM EST

Little, Brown announced in a press release that screenwriter Scott Silver, currently nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for The Fighter, is adapting Michael Kortya’s critically praised thriller So Cold the River for the big screen.

Julianne Moore, Mindy Kaling, and Jim Lehrer are set to headline BookExpo America, set for May 24-26 at the Javits Center in Manhattan. Each will serve as MC’s of author events throughout BEA.

If you were ever a bookish kid, you might enjoy being a part of America’s most famous eight-year-old nerd’s book club. The Lisa Simpson Book Club Tumblr blog bundles the many know-it-all literary references Lisa has made throughout the series.

A surprising but thoughtful comparison: Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom and Allegra Goodman’s The Cookbook Collector.

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