Posted on May 28, 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!

  • The Hay literary festival has finally dropped investment firm Baillie Gifford as a sponsor, after more speakers and performers pulled out in protest of the firm's sponsorship (The Guardian).

  • Read an excerpt from Teddy Wayne's The Winner, a novel released today that follows a tennis instructor who juggles his day job with multiple love affairs (Literary Hub).

  • The Netflix engagement report for the second half of 2023 reveals just how many of the most popular shows are literary adaptations (Book Riot).

  • Speaking of Netflix adaptations, the one of David Nicholls's novel One Day has fans searching in vain for fictional sites featured in the story (The Guardian).

  • A case can be made for both paper books or e-books as the more environmentally friendly option when it comes to reading (NPR).

Categories: Today in Books

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