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Who Will Win the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards?

The opening round of the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards is open for voting. Cast your vote and write in your chosen titles now.

How Do Readers Rate The New York Times Best-Selling Books?

What do actual readers think about the books which land on the New York Times Bestseller List? A new study finds out.

Poet Louise Glück Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

Poet Louise Glück has been awarded with the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.

How the Pandemic Has Changed Our Reading Lives

Real readers weigh in on how the stress and new routines of the pandemic have changed how much we’re reading—and what we’re choosing to read.

2020 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Award Finalists are here! The winners will be announced November 18, 2020, in a virtual ceremony.

#45Lies Campaign Challenges Misinformation

Authors and lyricists have joined forces to launch the #45lies campaign, creating 45 second videos to fact-check falsehoods spread by Donald Trump.

Bookshops Battle Bigotry with Bravery and Grace

How bookshops are fighting against bigotry with bravery, grace, dignity—and even a little snark.

How the USPS Chooses Its Literary Stamps

A look at how the USPS selects which stamps to make and how they do it, plus a deep dive into literary stamps through the years.

Arab American Book Awards Showcase Increasing “Variety and Diversity”

The winners of the 2020 Arab American Book Awards, announced in August, showcase variety and diversity in both form and authorship.

California School District Considers Classic Book Ban

The National Coalition Against Censorship is urging a California school district to retain several books in their curriculum while a proposed ban is under review.

Introducing the 2020 National Book Award Longlists!

The 2020 National Book Award longlists have been announced!

First Volume of Barack Obama’s Presidential Memoir to Come This November

Former President Barack Obama's memoir A PROMISED LAND will be published on November 17, 2020.

A Crash Course on the Detainment of Uyghurs and Uyghur Writers

Find a quick overview of one of China's ethnic minorities in this crash course on the detainment of Uyghurs and Uyghur writers.

2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner Announced

Now in its 25th year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2020 winner, HAMNET by Maggie O’Farrell.

The New DUNE Trailer Is Here!

The new DUNE trailer is here! Watch for a sneak peek at this latest adaptation.