Posted on March 31, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Catch up quick with the bookish news of the day ... or take a deeper dive into each story. Your choice!

  • John Grisham is writing a sequel to his breakout hit novel, The Firm; The Exchange will come out October 17 and revisit attorney Mitch McDeere fifteen years after the events of the original novel (The Associated Press).

  • Screenwriter Kelly Fremon Craig dishes on how she managed to land the project of adapting Judy Blume's Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret and how she handled the pressure of this dream job (Literary Hub).

  • Oh, and Judy Blume does plenty of dishing herself, about her childhood, her parents' marriage, and her own marriages (Variety).

  • The South Asian Literature in Translation Project, which aims to connect English-speaking readers with stories they otherwise wouldn't have been able to access, will launch this summer (The Guardian).

  • You can read the short story "Jigsaw Sandals" from Gayl Jones's upcoming collection, Butter (Literary Hub).

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