Posted on May 7, 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!

  • A new anti-book-ban bill is making its way through both houses of Colorado's legislature (Book Riot).

  • A UK publishing trade group has found that audiobook downloads rose 17 percent in 2023 from the previous year (The Guardian).

  • Oscar winner Siân Heder will direct the movie adaptation of Gabrielle Zevin's bestselling novel, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow  (Deadline).

  • Ayad Akhtar's play McNeal, about a gifted novelist with a potentially dangerous interest in artificial intelligence, will come to Broadway with Robert Downey Jr. playing the writer (The New York Times).

  • Here's one opinion of the best-dressed writers at the Met Gala (Literary Hub).

Categories: Today in Books

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