Posted on April 5, 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!

  • Lynne Reid Banks, author of the The Indian in the Cupboard (and the books that followed it), died April 4 at the age of ninety-four (The Guardian).

  • Author Eoin Colfer, best known for the Artemis Fowl series, will continue his newest series starring Juniper Lane, with book two — Guardians of Cedar Wood — coming out next year (The Associated Press).

  • Jeff VanderMeer’s award-winning Southern Reach series will continue after all; Absolution is coming out October 22, ten years after the previous titles were published (Book Riot).

  • British publishing-industry magazine The Bookseller reported that 2023 was a record-setting year for horror book sales (The Guardian).

  • Real-life horror: ongoing coverage of book challenges and bans across America; this week's headline is that one study found a quarter of all books under fire are about sexual assault (Book Riot).

  • Take another look at the literary items at this weekend's New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (The New York Times).

Categories: Today in Books

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