Posted on April 23, 2024 at 8:12 AM 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!

  • PEN America will still give out its 2024 awards, but the formal ceremony has been canceled as nearly half of the nominees have withdrawn in opposition to the organization’s response to the war in Gaza (The New York Times).

  • Back in June 2020, author Taylor B. Barton got into social media trouble and since then has continued to resurface on Twitter/X under different names ... albeit with the same tendency to provoke fights (Literary Hub).

  • Helen Mirren, Pierce Brosnan, and Ben Kingsley will star in the Chris Columbus-directed film adaptation of The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (The Guardian).

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