A new look at Penguin Random House’s US ‘progress as we work toward a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.’
Banned Books Week: PEN Calls Out ‘a Movement to Censor’
In its ‘Banned in the USA’ report, PEN America makes the case that much of the United States’ book banning dynamic is coordinated.
‘Maus’ Author Art Spiegelman Honored by US National Book Foundation
Art Spiegelman, whose ‘Maus’ has been the target of censorship efforts, is to be introduced at the National Book Awards by Neil Gaiman.
In the States, Virginia Judge Rules Against Book-Banning Attempt
In The Association of American Publishers and Authors Guild had filed an amicus brief in the case, which sought to limit sales of two books.
England’s Firsts London’s 65th Outing Features Historic Banned Books
In the run-up to Banned Book Week, Firsts London will feature censorship from past centuries.
Penguin Random House Issues Its New Diversity Report
‘Our workforce must reflect the society we live in,’ reads Penguin Random House’s frank new report on US staff and contributor demographics.
Jerusalem International Book Forum 2022: In-Person Again
Jerusalem’s International Book Forum is back in full production with talks by Stefan von Holtzbrinck, Julian Barnes, and Olga Tokarczuk.
Anne Applebaum to the AAP: ‘Publish the Opposition’
Author and essayist Anne Applebaum told American publishers at their annual meeting that they have a role to play, both in Russia and China.
AAP’s Annual Meeting: ‘Fires Raging in Our Industry’
‘The biggest set of challenges our industry has faced in a generation’: Michael Pietsch and Maria A. Pallante lead the AAP’s annual meeting.
Penguin Random House, Authors Guild on Book Bannings
As book-bannings sweep the United States, two campaigns from the industry demonstrate different styles and tones of response.