The surge in book bannings has affected at least 1,207 authors, 268 illustrators, and 14 translators, per PEN America’s new report.
PEN America says it sees book publishing ‘at a crossroads’ in a new report warning of cancel culture, review-bombing, and book banning.
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 US chapter of PEN International has issued its May overview of education-based efforts in censorship and policy changes.
PEN America’s lawsuit includes Penguin Random House, authors, and parents in its plaintiffs in a court filing made in Pensacola.
Bodour Al Qasimi leads a newly named board of directors, appointed to support and oversee the work of the Sharjah Book Authority.
The idea behind Open Road’s new ‘Free Voices’ is to market banned books to consumers through the company’s ‘Ignition’ channels.
In Emma House’s apt programming, workshops held a key interactive dynamic at the Sharjah International Booksellers Conference.
At the 2023 Sharjah Booksellers Conference, Markus Dohle urges booksellers and publishers to ‘jump together’ into a promising future.