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...

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Tagged As: Awards, Diversity, Scandal

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 11/22/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The publisher who took a gamble on bringing Lolita to the United States has passed away. Walter J. Minton died...

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Tagged As: Obituary, Scandal

Posted on 11/21/2019 at 02:20 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Guardian reported yesterday that a West Virginia library board was set to meet and discuss whether an LGBT children’s...

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Posted on 11/18/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this year, author Amélie Wen Zhao revealed that she’d be revising her debut novel, which she’d put on hold...

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Posted on 11/15/2019 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

People who think reading and books are boring are clearly oh-so-wrong, for many reasons. We have two salacious stories from...

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Posted on 11/13/2019 at 07:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The celebration over a Turkish writer’s release from jail appears to have been premature. Journalist and novelist Ahmet Altan was...

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Posted on 11/05/2019 at 02:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another day, another controversial literary prize choice. (Seriously.) When the Paris Review gave its lifetime achievement award to author Richard...

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Tagged As: Awards, Scandal, The Guardian

Posted on 10/22/2019 at 03:06 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We were going to share a review of a recently released book that promises an insider’s look at the Trump...

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Posted on 10/22/2019 at 08:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Monday that it will not, in fact, publish Naomi Wolf’s latest book, Outrages: Sex, Censorship, and...

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