#COVID-19 Updates


HAMILTON Broadway Recording Set for Accelerated Release

The film version of Hamilton will debut on Disney+ on July 3, over a full year ahead of the originally planned theatrical release.

Independent Bookstores to Shop at While Sheltering in Place

There are many ways to support local indies, but first, you need to find one. We've got a big list of independent bookstores online and ready for orders.

Andy Serkis Will Read THE HOBBIT for the NHS

Andy Serkis will read THE HOBBIT online as a fundraising effort to benefit the NHS.

Bookish Crafts to Do in Quarantine

If you've been bitten by the crafting bug, but don't want to make a run to the store, try these 10 bookish crafts you can do in quarantine.

How Local Literary Communities Can Find Strength During Social Distancing

A local virtual book club strengthens the local literary scene, cultivates a diverse community, and celebrates the power of stories and books.

Daniel Radcliffe Leads All-Star Harry Potter Read-Along

Daniel Radcliffe will lead an all-star read-along of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

The Stay Home, Stay Reading Virtual Initiative to Support Authors

Stay Home, Stay Reading is a virtual project initiated by two Pakistani writers to support authors unable to promote their books due to the pandemic.

You Need A Mask, So Go For a Book-Inspired Mask

We are going to be wearing masks, so might as well pick something that'll make wearing them a little bit easier.

6 Books That Prove Doctors are the Real Superheroes

Doctors are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's a selection of books about doctors that illustrate their strength and courage.

How to Find Bookish Joy in a Time of Quarantine

One reader shares personal stories about how she's finding bookish joy during these dark days of shelter in place and the COVID-19 pandemic.