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May 21, 2010 Facebook Roundup for the Week of May 17th

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The fifth volume in the very popular, very funny The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will be available this fall, author Jeff Kinney said in an announcement. Reserve one for your child, and then sneak some laughs with it when he/she isn't around!

Penguin is celebrating 75 years of publishing with a cross-country road trip in its tricked out orange Cooper MINI. See if the Penguin-mobile will be cruising to a city/town near you...and who knows what author may be at the wheel...

Humorist/memoirst Bill Bryson has given us a short history of nearly everything, taken us on the Appalachian Trail, Down Under and all over the globe. This fall, he'll explain the origins and evolution of household, everyday appliances. Click here for an excerpt.

LOST, whether you love it, hate it or indifferent, is one of the most talked about, analyzed programs in television history. And, of course, a variety of books helped shape the show, the plot and characters. Click here for a literary influences of LOST.

Here's a list of presidents and some of their favorite reads, from philosophy to John Le Carre...