Posted on March 25, 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!

  • Julianna Margulies and Peter Gallagher will star in a stage adaptation of Delia Ephron’s memoir Left on Tenth; it's expected to hit Broadway next fall (The New York Times).

  • Two trailers for the next season of House of the Dragon, which tells of the events two hundred years before the Song of Ice and Fire books take place, have dropped (Variety).

  • Four major publishers — Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers, Penguin Random House, and Wiley — have filed a brief opposing the Internet Archive's appeal of its loss to them in a copyright-infringement lawsuit (Publishing Perspectives).

  • Amazon's "buy" button is under some legal fire, as some users describe it as deceptive because digital content is actually licensed out (The Passive Voice).

  • Author Laurent de Brunhoff, who revived and continued the Babar children's books originally created by his father, has died at the age of ninety-eight (The Guardian).

  • Lyn Hejinian, a central figure in the Language poetry movement who was also a publisher and professor, has died at the age of eighty-two (The New York Times).

  • Read an except of Griffin Hansbury's recent release, Some Strange Music Draws Me In (Literary Hub).

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