A Texas law requiring books to be rated for sexual content has been blocked by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The widely criticized ‘HB 900′ signed by Texas’ governor is challenged by briefs aimed at keeping its implementation blocked.
Federal district court in Austin enjoins Texas from enforcing any part of its book-ratings law ‘HB 900,’ a preliminary injunction to come.
A part of Arkansas’ Act 372 would make it a crime for booksellers and librarians to give minors certain state-disapproved books.
Parallel to a Texas law aimed at bookstores, the French government seeks to limit sales of a YA novel, Manu Causse’s Bien trop petit.
Seventy years after being written, the ‘Freedom to Read Statement’ has been reissued amid efforts at book bannings in the United States.
The Association of American Publishers is taking legal action in Arkansas and Texas in cases related to banning books in libraries and bookstores.
‘A streamlined modern interface’ is promised in the coming rebuild of the Web-based international book ordering system.
After the physical events were canceled earlier this year because of the pandemic, BookExpo and its public-facing BookCon are being closed.
International publishing organizations are calling on this unique World Book and Copyright Day for support urgently needed by the books business—in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
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