Who, or what, is Plotto? Find out about the art of mechanized storytelling, or what a cardboard robot has to do with melodrama and Law & Order.
Brontë for babies? Board books, those small, sturdy volumes with the glossy cardboard "pages" - generally featuring rounded corners so babies who are teething don't cut their gums or poke out their eyes, are getting ludicrous. A new series, we're told on the back covers, "is a fashionable way to introduce your child to the world of classic literature."