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Jason Boog

Jason Boog was a publishing editor at Mediabistro and lead editor of their popular blog on all things publishing, GalleyCat, for five years. His writing has been featured on NPR and in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer, and Salon. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Boog lives in California with his wife and daughter. Visit him at
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Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd love to talk about books with Henry Miller...

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Shelter from the Storm" by Bob Dylan, "When Water Comes To Life" by Cloud Cult, "I'm the Man Who Loves You" by Wilco, "Woke Up New" by The Mountain Goats and "Baby" by Os Mutantes

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Hanging out with my daughter

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Kindness, loving books and curiosity

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June 10, 2014

A simple set of interactive reading techniques can literally change a child's life. You can learn them in a half hour.

In Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age, I share simple, yet effective interactive reading techniques to maximize the benefits and enjoyment of storytime.

It’s not only important THAT we read with children, but also HOW we read with children. Born Reading will show anyone who loves kids how to make sure the children they care about are building a powerful foundation in literacy from the... see more

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