The surge in book bannings has affected at least 1,207 authors, 268 illustrators, and 14 translators, per PEN America’s new report.
Penguin Random House’s new ‘banned books resources site’ is a consumer-facing compendium of connections, assists, and ideas.
The first curation of free-to-read open-access titles from the Big Ten Open Books project features 100 works on sexuality and gender.
PEN America says it sees book publishing ‘at a crossroads’ in a new report warning of cancel culture, review-bombing, and book banning.
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.
In US print unit sales, Kristen McLean sees a 12-percent gain over the same time frame in 2019, if 8.6 million units below 2022’s number.
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.
PEN America’s lawsuit includes Penguin Random House, authors, and parents in its plaintiffs in a court filing made in Pensacola.