Today In Books

An Activism Anthology From the Parkland Students: Today in Books

This edition of Today in Books is sponsored by Julian Is A Mermaid by Jessica Love, from Candlewick Press.

An Activism Anthology From The Parkland Students

The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are contributing to an anthology of personal essays, articles, and photographs around social activism. We Say #NeverAgain: Reporting from the School That Inspired the Nation will include students’ first-hand accounts of the Parkland school shooting, and will be edited by MSD journalism and broadcasting teachers Melissa Falkowski and Eric Garner.

The Man Booker International Prize Winner Is…

Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, translated from the original Polish by Jennifer Croft. The £50,000 prize celebrates works of translated fiction from around the world, and is split equally between author and translator. Flights is described as “a novel of linked fragments, from the 17th century to the present day, connected by themes of travel and human anatomy.”

Reese Witherspoon Brings Hello Sunshine To Audible

Audible is partnering with Reese Witherspoon’s female-driven media brand and book club to bring Hello Sunshine to the audiobook subscription service. In June, the partnership will launch with a spotlight on audio performances featuring strong female characters, and Audible subscribers will gain access to previous titles from Witherspoon’s book club. Original audio productions are in the works with an inaugural title to be announced later this year.


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