Here’s your resource for updates and stories of interest from the world of books and publishing.
What’s Breaking in Books:
No More New Episodes of Arthur
Children's animated series Arthur will conclude with the 25th season, but episodes will continue to be available on PBS Kids.
Rare Tablet Bearing Ancient Epic Poem Forfeited to U.S.
The tablet bearing a portion of the Epic of Gilgamesh, seized from the Museum of the Bible, has been forfeited to the United States.
2021 World Fantasy Awards Finalists Announced
The finalists for the World Fantasy Awards have been announced. Check out the finalists for the novel and novella categories.
Reese’s Book Club’s Latest Pick
Check out the latest pick from Reese's Book Club--a YA historical fiction set in the New South--and #ReadWithReese this summer.
Vote for the Tonight Show’s Annual Summer Reads Book Club Selection
Cast your vote for one of the six books on the list to become the next #FallonSummerReads book club selection. Votes are due July 18th!
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Star Narrates EMILY OF NEW MOON Audiobooks
The star of the 1980s miniseries is the narrator of the audiobooks in the 3-book L.M. Montgomery series.
Paranormal Experiences in the Works at the Borden House
The new owner has paranormal plans for the house where the Bordens were murdered, throwing Lizzie Borden into the public eye.
The NYPL is Giving Away Free Summer Book Kits
The summer book kits are tailored to kids and teens, and will be available starting July12.
Kumail Nanjiani to Star in HOMELAND ELEGIES Adaptation
The BIG SICK star will also executive produce, and HOMELAND ELEGIES author Ayad Akhtar will co-write the limited series adaptation.
USPS to Issue Ursula K. Le Guin Stamp This Month
The stamp will be on sale from USPS on July 27, 2021.
Get Ready for a PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Dating Show
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: AN EXPERIMENT IN ROMANCE will transport its heroine, court, and suitors to a Regency-style England.
Books From the 1920s and ’30s Returned to Public Library
A Massachusetts man returned books from the 1920 and '30s to the local library.
Author Hanif Abdurraqib Named a Tin House Editor-at-Large
Hanif Abdurraqib will acquire three nonfiction books a year for Tin House as an editor-at-large for the publisher.