Posted on February 6, 2024 at 8:16 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!

  • Author Robie Harris, best known for the often-challenged book It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, and Sexual Health, has died at the age of eighty-three (The New York Times).

  • Ten Little Rabbits, a children's picture book by Maurice Sendak, is out today — and topping sales charts — twelve years after the author's death (NPR).

  • Emma Heming Willis, wife of actor Bruce Willis is writing a book about what it's like to serve as a caregiver for someone with dementia; the untitled book will be published in 2025 by fellow celebrity Maria Shriver’s publishing imprint (The Guardian).

  • Palestinian-American writer Randa Jarrar was forcibly removed from a PEN America event marking the release of Moshe Kasher’s new memoir, Subculture Vulture; Jarrar and others' opposition was to the other guest, Mayim Bialik, who has expressed strong support of Israel (Literary Hub).

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