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40 Years Later, Man Convicted in Alice Sebold’s Rape Cleared of Charges

40 years after being convicted in the rape of Alice Sebold, a judge clears Anthony Broadwater of the charge.

School Police Have Black Lives Matter Posters Censored, Students Protest

One Indiana teacher's unit on V for Vendetta resulted in police censorship. After students protested, the high school was closed for days.

Texas Book Ban Would Cost School Districts Millions of Dollars in Staff Time

A Texas lawmaker's anti-LGBTQ and anti-CRT book censorship attempt would cost the state tens of thousands of staff hours to implement.

2021 National Book Award Winners Announced

Here are the 2021 winners of the National Book Award across five different categories.

Amazon Announces Their Picks for the Best Books of 2021

Amazon has just released its editors' picks for the best books of 2021, including their top 100 and picks from every genre.

It’s Time To Vote In The 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards

This year's Goodreads Choice Awards is open. Here's what you'll find among the categories -- and what's notably missing.

School District Tells Teachers to Balance Books On Holocaust With “Opposing” Views

Carroll school district advised teachers to carry books that have "opposing" perspectives on the Holocaust because of new Texas bill.

Librarians Face Possible Charges for Carrying Sex Education Books

Campbell County librarians face legal intimidation for doing their jobs, while the commissioner threatens to cut funding over book challenges.

Book Riot Will Match Your Donations to Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

Abortion is a legal and safe medical procedure. We're matching your donations to help support Planned Parenthood and overturn Texas's heartbeat law.

OUT OF DARKNESS Pulled For Review in Central Texas Middle Schools

This time it's Lake Travis Independent School District in Central Texas pulling a book for review from middle school libraries.