Posted on November 21, 2023 at 3:05 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

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

  • Palestinian poet Mosab Abu Toha, who recently shared the poem “What Is Home?” from the conflict's front lines, appears to have been released from Israeli custody; you can read  (Literary Hub).

  • Novelist Herbert Gold, whose work was well thought of but not quite famous, has died at the age of ninety-nine (The New York Times).

  • Communist writer Albert Maltz's novel A Tale of One January was blacklisted for publication in the US, but it's finally available now, seventy years later (Jacobin).

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Obituary, Poetry, Politics

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