• Publishers Weekly asked 20 children's books editors to share some behind-the-scenes stories about their experiences editing some true classics, including The Napping House and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.


• On Buzzfeed, a whole slew of authors offer up advice on how they combat writer's block and how they got their first books published.

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• As you've likely heard by now, James McBride's National Book Award win for The Good Lord Bird was a surprise to many. Vulture published this dishy history of the ups and downs of the award's 64-year history.


• And finally, Oxford Dictionaries presents the word of the year.

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