Posted on September 27, 2023 at 7:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Catch up quick with the bookish news of the past few days ... or take a deeper dive into each story. Your choice!
The Guardian announced that the shortlist for the 4thWrite Prize (celebrating up-and-coming unpublished authors of color) has been released and that Naomi Wood has won the 2023 BBC National Short Story Award.
The Federal Trade Commission and seventeen different US states are suing Amazon, claiming the online retailer has maintained an illegal monopoly with such tactics as putting ads in search results and boosting its own listings over third parties' (BookRiot).
Idea, a rare-book dealer and publisher in London, is leaving Instagram for a physical bookstore because of a long series of changes to the platform (New York Times).
California's governor has signed a new law that blocks school boards in the state from banning books or other materials that are categorized as inclusive or diverse (NPR).
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