Young adult fiction – 6 most interesting infographics and charts

http://ebookfriendly.com/young-adult-fiction-infographics/.

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Nothing to Envy

Uriminzokkiri has been publishing pictures of Kim Jung Un viewing a performance with impressed foreigners in the audience.

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Just realised that they have some content in English, and it’s so weird reading articles such as The Pulling Off American “Emperor’s Clothes” Thread by Thread:

The phrase “United States of America” will become as meaningless then as the “Union of Soviet Socialist Republics” and the “Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia” are today.
The American Emperor, after his outer and inner threads have been pulled, will be nothing more than a naked representative of stark imperialism, colonialism, fascism, and militarism and will be justly buried in a pauper’s grave.

OK… which reminds me: Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick is such a great book. On another tangent, the US and UK covers are so different!

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Garamond: to g or not to g?

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Excuse the bad pun, but hopefully this will set the tone for the Crooked World: a modern-day fantasy series full of mystery, adventure and cringe-worthy jokes.

The paperback version of Crooked Step will be coming out in May, which means that it’s time to make some final decisions on typography. This was when Suvir Mirchandani’s study on typeface made the news. I’m going to pretend to be intelligent by linking to the original source, then the CNN article, and lastly the BBC article, but actually, I read it first on (and it’s not Reddit) Imgur – thank you @lalalathisisme. So… Garamond is more eco than Times New Roman and Century Gothic? And more so than Courier, Brush Script, Helvetica, Comic Sans, Cooper Black and Impact (imagine a whole book in Impact…)? Why not use Garamond, a font chosen for Dr. Seuss? It’d be a different matter if the winner was Comic Sans…

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