Another day another…day? I’m in a mood. Which leads me into my first news item: Nearly 1,500 book bans in the year already, thanks I hate it!!!!
And it’s not going to get better anytime soon, according to a new report from PEN America.
As such, the American Library Association’s National Library Week is having a Right to Read day.
Baltimore readers: May 20 is Doomsday, a 24-hour Edgar Allen Poe read-a-thon.
Brittney Griner is writing a memoir, and them has the details.
Book Riot did a history of Frog and Toad.
I took a week off to finish my book proposal (and also drive to Connecticut and back to buy a new hard top for my Jeep, with a stop at William Gillette’s castle, which was very cool!). You know what that time also included? A lot of reading. Michael Dirda wrote on why books are that kind of escape.