As I prepare for tomorrow’s Sutherland Lecture by John Green (and don’t think about showing up without a ticket. And don’t even think about getting a ticket) I’m catching up on the two controversies that John has found himself caught up in. The fault for either might be in his stars but definitely not in his hands: blaming John for the sins of YouTube or Bookcon is kind of like blaming the bus that did show up for the one that didn’t. But I’ll be moderating the questions tomorrow night and I have a feeling it’s going to be interesting.
Meanwhile, look at the wonderful diversity of the BookCon lineup. What’s your problem? There’s a CAT. But if it’s a diversity of people you’re looking for, join the weneeddiversebooks campaign, which begins today.