What if you could live forever? It’s the essential theme of Natalie Babbitt’s beloved novel Tuck Everlasting and a question that readers of the 1975 book have been pondering for 40 years now. Macmillan has some special birthday plans for Tuckbeginning with a 40th-anniversary edition pubbing January 20 under the Square Fish imprint and an “In Conversation with Natalie Babbitt” event at New York’s Symphony Space on January 25. A musical adaptation of Tuck is making its Broadway tryout debut in Atlanta this month as well, suggesting it’s a story that’s still showing plenty of life.
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