Posted on December 27, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Catch up quick with the past few days' most interesting literary pieces from The New York Times ... or take a deeper dive into each story. Your choice!
Here are nine picture books being challenged in America: Just like with books for older readers, the children's books being targeted for removal from libraries and classrooms often feature LGBTQ characters or people of color.
Philosopher and bestselling author Antonio Negri has died: Negri, who spent time in prison for his incendiary writings, also landed on the bestseller list late in life for Empire, a nearly 500-page analysis of globalization after the Cold War.
The fine art of the paperback cover makeover: Check out the recent redos of several novels and memoirs and decide whether the new version achieves the redesign goals that were stated.
What happens to literature when writers embrace AI as inspiration?: Critic A.O. Scott uses the long history of human technological innovation — and the shortlist of AI-influenced art — to examine what ChatGPT and its ilk might mean for literature.
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