Posted on 09/11/2019 at 09:03 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The teen years were tough for many of us. But imagine you’re a black teen in 1963. You’re facing your...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/29/2019 at 09:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A long-running science-fiction award has a new name this year. The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/20/2019 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you think Tommy Orange is growing weary of awards yet? We ask because yesterday he received yet another honor:...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Book lists, Diversity

Posted on 08/15/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An acclaimed poet and professor is under investigation for quoting James Baldwin’s use of a racial slur. Laurie Sheck says...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/09/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Now here’s a headline that pulled us in: “Why are there so many new books about time-travelling lesbians?” That’s a...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/07/2019 at 09:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The tributes continue to pour in for author Toni Morrison, who died Monday at age eighty-eight. Morrison is best known...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Diversity, Obituary

Posted on 08/06/2019 at 08:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Celebrated author Toni Morrison died Monday night at age eighty-eight. Her death was first reported by Vulture, citing a source...

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Posted on 07/23/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest literary discovery: an essay, never before published in English, by Langston Hughes. Smithsonian Magazine’s Steven Hoelscher was poking...

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Posted on 07/12/2019 at 11:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A professor has been fired before even starting his job because of his new novel’s contents. T.J. Martinson told Lit...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Diversity, Literary Hub

Posted on 07/11/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s an update on one book vandal who made the news in the past year and an SOS call for...

Categories: Today in Books