Posted on April 11, 2024 at 9:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Catch up quick with the bookish news of the past few days!

  • The late Cormac McCarthy's works and personal items are up for auction (Literary Hub).

  • The posthumous memoir from Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny comes out October 22 (The New York Times).

  • Barefoot Contessa star Ina Garten's long-awaited memoir has a release date: October 1 (Associated Press).

  • See which ten authors received a 2024 Whiting Award and its $50,000 grant (NPR).

  • You can also read excerpts of the Whiting Award winners' work (NPR).

  • PEN America is facing ever more protests and award withdrawals over the Israel-Gaza war (Literary Hub).

  • Trina Robbins, an artist, writer, and editor of comics, has died at the age of eighty-four (The New York Times).

  • Embattled comics artist and author Ed Piskor has died at the age of forty-one (The New York Times).

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