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The 2024 Lambda Literary Award Winners

Your queer reading TBR is going to grow by miles with this year's array of incredible winners in poetry, comics, literature, and more.

The Most Anticipated “Most Anticipated” Books of Summer 2024

The titles that appear on the most "most anticipated" lists, the adaptations racking up award nominations, and more.

The Most Popular Books of the Year (So Far), According to Goodreads

The most popular books of the year so far (according to Goodreads) include everything from historical fiction to romantasy and horror.

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Home to Become Writers Residency

Plus: an auction in support of a more diverse publishing workforce, a YA anthology to fight book bans, and more.

Three Parents Sue Florida Over Book Bans

Last week, three parents filed a lawsuit against the Florida Board of Education over the state's book banning law, calling it discriminatory.

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

USA Today, Publishers Weekly, NYT, Amazon, and Indie Booksellers all have their own bestseller lists. Here are the combined results.

See You At The Library, Brave Books’s Storytime, Back in 2024

It's a clever way for Brave Books to sell $180 kits of their books to hosts and market their right-wing propaganda.

UNESCO Announces 2024 World Book Capital

A French city once home to Johannes Gutenberg receives the literary honor. Plus: great graphic novels for summer reading, and more.

The News Book Riot Covered This Week

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The Most Interesting Book News Of The Week Was….

Here are the stories from the last week in Today in Books that you all found the most interesting...