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Longlists Announced for 2022 National Book Awards

The 2022 longlists for the National Book Award in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people's literature.

What Is Going On With Barnes & Noble?

Writers sounded the alarm after learning Barnes & Noble stores would only be stocking hardcovers with proven sales records. Here's more on what this means.

Book Riot Will Match Your Donation to the National Network of Abortion Funds

This week, we're matching up to $2500 in donations to the National Network of Abortion Funds. Here's how to take part.

Key Takeaways from the 2022 Urban Library Trauma Study

The groundbreaking 2022 Urban Library Trauma Study Report looks at trauma, stress, and burnout in public libraries and offer recommendations

House to Hold Hearing on Classroom Censorship Thursday

House subcommittee to continue their discussions of free speech attacks with a meeting Thursday, May 19.

The Most Popular In-Demand Books in US Libraries: January-March 2022

These were the most popular, in-demand books in US libraries from January to March 2022.

House Hearing on Book Bans Set for This Week: Tune In Here

Civil Rights activist and author Ruby Bridges is among the slate of witnesses for Thursday's House hearing on book bans.

Cormac McCarthy to Publish Two New Novels

Two new books from legendary American writer Cormac McCarthy will hit shelves this fall.

Libraries Are More Popular Than Ever and Library Workers Don’t Earn Livable Wages: The State of U.S. Public Libraries

US public libraries are more popular than ever, but library workers are mostly not paid a livable wage: new research into library data.

The 2022 ALA Youth Media Awards: See Who Took Home the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and More!

The winners and honors of the 2022 ALA Youth Media Awards have been announced!