Posted on October 17, 2023 at 3:00 PM 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!
You can watch the trailer for American Fiction, which is based on the novel Erasure by Percival Everett; Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, and Sterling K. Brown star in the film, which hits theaters in December.
People shared a preview from pop star Britney Spears's upcoming memoir, in which the singer says she had an abortion during her relationship with fellow musician Justin Timberlake; The Woman in Me comes out October 24.
More drama for the Frankfurt Book Fair: Malaysia has pulled out of the event, citing its pro-Israel stance, says the Guardian; the inciting event was the cancellation of an award ceremony honoring an Arab writer.
Barnes & Noble's comeback involves breaking a "cardinal sin" of corporate branding, says The New York Times: that is, varied design between stores.
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