Posted on 12/04/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The dual Booker Prize continues to make waves in the media world. This time, it’s because of a BBC broadcaster...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Diversity, Scandal

Posted on 12/04/2019 at 07:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may have missed it, but at the beginning of the year, the American Library Association passed a resolution urging...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Libraries, NPR, Reading

Posted on 12/03/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Milan Kundera is now a citizen of the Czech Republic. Kundera, best known for The Unbearable Lightness of Being,...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 12/03/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have two stories about books in incarceration facilities to share: one uplifting, one less so. The Texas Observer checked...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Book club, Politics, Reading

Posted on 12/03/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Literary Review, in a nod to other more prestigious prizes that were shared among multiple winners, has given its...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, The Guardian

Posted on 12/03/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s appropriate that comedian Jimmy Kimmel’s new book hits stands in time for Giving Tuesday. Why? Because proceeds from The...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 12/02/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tomi Adeyemi burst onto the literary scene in spectacular fashion. Her YA novel Children of Blood and Bone has been...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 12/02/2019 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NOTE: Updated December 6 with comments from Gun-Britt Sundström. Two members of the Nobel Prize in Literature oversight committee have...

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Tagged As: Awards, Scandal, The Guardian

Posted on 12/02/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the top ten bestselling indie novels for the week of December 1, 2019, as compiled by IndieReader. 1....

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Tagged As: Bestsellers, Book lists

Posted on 12/02/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps you would appreciate book news that doesn’t necessarily drive you to borrow or buy. If that’s the case, then...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Just for fun