January 2004
Literary Cavalcade;Jan2004, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p4
The article presents some latest news related to the books industry in the U.S. One of the events highlight that director Steven Spielberg will direct The Secret Life of Walter Mitty based on the author James Thurber novel about an ordinary guy with an extraordinary fantasy life. The lead role will be played by actor Jim Carrey. The article also presents information on Dorothy Straight, who at the age of 4, became the youngest published author when she wrote How the World Began for her grandmother. But more popular is the young Canadian author Gordon Korman, who, at the age of 12, wrote his first book, This Can't Be Happening at MacDonald Hall!


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