Posted on February 14, 2024 at 3:00 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!

Bans and challenges
  • A library board in Alabama has banned all future purchases of LGBTQ+ books or books that contain "sexual content" for collections serving readers age 17 and under (Book Riot).

  • Author Khaled Hosseini, whose novel The Kite Runner has been targeted by book banners, spoke at length about the injustice of such challenges and restrictions (The Guardian).

  • has added a slew of new words to its official list.

  • A California court has partially dismissed two copyright infringement lawsuits brought forward by authors against artificial intelligence company OpenAI (he Guardian).

Categories: Today in Books

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