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Freedom to Read Advocacy Institute for High Schoolers Accepting Applications

Brooklyn Public Library and PEN America are offering a free 4-week program for high schoolers on fighting book bans.

Three Future Targets for Book Censors: Book Censorship News, January 13, 2023

Three areas where censorship and First Amendment rights may be at stake. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT’S ME, MARGARET Official Trailer Released

The official trailer for the ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, MARGARET movie has just dropped, and it looks as iconic as the book.

The Most Anticipated Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2023, According to Goodreads

Goodreads has released a list of its most anticipated science fiction and fantasy releases for 2023. Get your TBRs ready!

Linguists Name “-ussy” the Word of the Year

"Google euphemisms for vagina, I mean, most of them are not playful...in that sense, the rise of '-ussy' is nearly a miracle."

The Bestselling Books of the Week, According to All the Lists

The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Amazon all have their own bestseller lists. Here are the combined results.

Award Winning Author Russell Banks Has Died

Award winning author of books like CLOUDSPLITTER and AFFLICTION has died at the age of 82.

What Anti-Censorship Groups Are Actively Fighting Book Bans?: Book Censorship News, January 6, 2023

Let's build an anti-censorship group database. That, plus book censorship news from around the country.

1968 Romeo & Juliet Film Stars Sue Over Underaged Nude Scene

The stars of 1968's Romeo and Juliet have sued Paramount Pictures for more than $500 million for a nude scene shot when they were underaged.

Suspected Manuscript Thief to Plead Guilty

Filippo Bernardini, a former Simon & Schuster UK employee who was arrested last year, is expected to plead guilty to wire fraud.