Posted on May 8, 2024 at 12:48 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!

  • Oprah Winfrey has announced that her book club will next read Long Island by Colm Tóibín (Book Riot).

  • Educators are anxious about what they're dubbing the Decline by 9 — that is, the growing trend of kids in third and fourth grade no longer reading for fun (Slate).

  • Lesley Hazleton, who wrote biographies of Muhammad, Mary, and Jezebel, has died at the age of seventy-eight (The New York Times).

Categories: Today in Books

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