Posted on November 6, 2023 at 12:00 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!

  • The Crime Writers’ Association awards will feature two new subgenre categories: cozy crime and psychological thrillers (The Guardian).

  • Jane Garrett, a longtime editor at the Alfred A. Knopf publishing house who worked on seven books that went on to win Pulitzer Prizes for history, died October 12 at age eighty-eight (The New York Times).

  • The British Library was hit by a cyberattack on Saturday, forcing its patrons to use predigital research and checkout methods (The New York Times).

  • Grad student Vanessa Diaz highlights recent research on reading: why we forget book titles and how kids get absorbed in literature just as older readers do (BookRiot).

Categories: Today in Books

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