Posted on April 29, 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!

Not about war 
About war 
  • PEN America has canceled the 2024 World Voices Festival, in the face of authors withdrawing from the event over the organization's response to the war in Gaza (PEN America).

  • Authors C Pam Zhang and Safiya Noble have withdrawn as keynote speakers for a University of Southern California graduation ceremony, over the administration's treatment of pro-Palestinian protesters (Literary Hub).

  • Also supporting these students, beyond USC, are several publishers, including Verso and Haymarket, who are offering free downloads of relevant ebooks (Literary Hub). 

Categories: Today in Books

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