Posted on February 9, 2024 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!

  • Susan Cooper, author of the award-winning series The Dark is Rising (and many other books beloved by young readers), has received the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association's 40th Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award (Reactor).

  • The weekly roundup of news on book bans and challenges opens with a look at what the shift to algorithms ruling over our online content has done to us ... and to the literary world at large (Book Riot).

  • Tia Williams’s bestselling novel Seven Days in June will become a series for Amazon Prime Video (Book Riot).

  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is well into the adaptation process; you can see images from the limited series, starring Ewan McGregor, that will premiere March 29 on Paramount+ With Showtime (Vanity Fair).

  • Edwidge Danticat has released the cover for her upcoming essay collection, titled We’re Alone and set to be published September 3 (Electric Literature).

  • You can read from the just-released short story collection White Rat by Gayl Jones (Literary Hub).

  • The group Books for Gaza is offering signed copies of books in exchange for donations to provide care for Gazan children who have had amputations (Literary Hub).

Categories: Today in Books

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