#Breaking in Books

The Trailer for LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND Has Just Dropped

Leave the World Behind is based on the book by Rumaan Alam, and the movie will be available on Netflix December 8th.

Senator Dianne Feinstein Has Passed Away at 90

California's Senator Dianne Feinstein passed at 90 after a long struggle with health that started with a case of shingles months ago.

Florida Librarians Told to Remove Books With LGBTQ+ Characters, Even if Not Sexually Explicit

The librarians in a county in Florida have been told to remove all books with LGBTQ+ characters, even if the material doesn't contain sex.

Huge Collection About Enslaved Poet Phillis Wheatley Acquired by Smithsonian

A Smithsonian museum has acquired a huge Phillis Wheatley collection that tells of the poet's life as well, as a country at odds with itself.

Here is What Parents Think of Book Bans: EveryLibrary & Book Riot Survey Results

The survey found that most parents think book bans are a "waste of time" and infringe on their parental rights.

The FTC is Suing Amazon for Maintaining an “Unlawful” Monopoly

The lawsuit claims the company "exploits its monopolies in ways that enrich Amazon but harm its customers."

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

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

The 2023 Booker Prize Shortlist Has Been Announced

The 2023 Booker Prize shortlist is comprised of six novels that span the globe and the decades, all from authors new to the Booker Prize.

Levar Burton Will Lead Banned Books Week as Its Honorary Chair

Reading advocate and icon Levar Burton will serve as the first actor to lead Banned Books Week as the honorary chair.

LeVar Burton, Ariana Grande, Guillermo del Toro, and Others Have Signed An Open Letter Against Book Bans

More than 150 artists, musicians, actors, and writers have signed an open letter decrying book bans across the country.