Friday, September 27, 2013

Book News You Can Use 9/27/13


It's Banned Books Week! Read banned books and celebrate the right to read!

Relax in Paradise Kofi Awoonor, who was killed in the Nairobi terrorist attack.  Fellow poet Kwame Dawes gives a tribute in the Wall Street Journal.

Relax in Paradise Alvaro Mutis Jaramillo.

More news on NoViolet Bulawayo, who is on the short list for the Booker Prize.

Looks like Kelly Clarkson won't get Jane Austen's ring.

Maya Angelou and Junot Diaz have won Mailer Prizes.

Goodreads has told users to play nice. They should have done this a long time ago.

And good news in time for Banned Books Week, the school district in North Carolina reversed their ban of Invisible Man.

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