NEW YORK (AP) — In the three years that Donald Trump rocketed from candidate to president, the PEN American Center has criticized him as a bully, an autocrat, a user of hate speech and an enemy of free expression. It … Continue reading Literary Group Sues President Trump
Video captures a well-known book lover as he painfully purges his book collection. Watch this well-known bibliophile go through 1000 books he must part with boingboing Robin Ince, co-host of the Book Shambles podcast, says he has at least 20 … Continue reading Book Purge, Oh No!
Did you know that most requests to remove books from schools or libraries go unreported? That’s disturbing for many people. And so in the spirit of transparency the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) compiles a list of … Continue reading The most banned and challenged books of the past five years
Haruki Murakami’s book covers…All have a tinge of the surreal and a sense of mystery… As Murakami once put it, a sense of “inimitable, cozy alienation” hangs over each of Kidd’s book covers — a description that also applies to … Continue reading Inimitable, cozy alienation: Murakami on his book covers
Here are some snapshots from The New Yorker of the annual Writer’s Digest Conference in comic form. And don’t be silly…there are no psychotic murder-bears. . Go here for more. Continue reading Writers Conference: In Comic Form