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Judy Blume’s Next Movie Adaptation Isn’t Her First

A new Judy Blume adaptation would be great--but it wouldn't be her first.

Samanta Schweblin’s FEVER DREAM Wins the 2018 Tournament of Books

Samanta Schweblin's FEVER DREAM beat George Saunders' LINCOLN IN THE BARDO in a 10-7 vote for the 2018 Tournament of Books win.

Indie Bookstores Boycott FedEx Over NRA Ties

Phoenix-based indie bookstore, Changing Hands Bookstore, recently announced that they'll no longer be using FedEx for their outbound shipping services, due to the company's ties to the NRA. Other indie booksellers are doing the same.

Be a Warrior: Watch the New A WRINKLE IN TIME Trailer

Take a look at the newest trailer for the upcoming adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time.

MEMOIRS OF A POLAR BEAR Wins Inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

The first-ever Warwick Prize for Women in Translation was awarded to Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated by Susan Bernofsky.

The 2016 VIDA Count: A Focus on Intersectionality

VIDA has put out its 2016 Count, breaking down gender parity in the publishing world.

NYT’s Romance Coverage Indicates a Bigger Problem

The New York Times' dismissive treatment of romance readers and writers feeds into some of the most pervasive stereotypes of the newspaper.

#PubforPR Online Auction Opens: Support Puerto Rico and Win Literary Items!

An online auction (running October 2–5, 2017) created by authors, publishers, and editors to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Library Privatization Passes Despite Public Outcry

Escondido citizens unsuccessfully fought a city council vote for library privatization, a movement that takes libraries out of community hands.

Shocker – The NEW YORK TIMES’ New Book Desk Won’t Include Romance

Surprise, surprise. The New York Times' revamped book coverage still makes it harder for romance novels to receive mainstream coverage.