Posted on February 7, 2024 at 7:56 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!

  • Novelist Christopher Priest, best known for The Prestige (the basis of a later film), has died at the age of eighty (The Guardian).

  • A Virginia senator has introduced a bill aimed at limiting the ways that school boards in the state can ban books and curricula (Book Riot).

  • Gillian Flynn's 2009 novel, Dark Places, will join her other works on the screen — in this case, as a limited series for HBO (Good Morning America).

  • Spotify's addition of 200,000 audiobooks, including many highly popular ones, has pushed its ledger into the red (The Guardian).

  • Of every four books sold in France, one is a comic book (Book Riot).

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