This edition of Today In Books is sponsored by Inspirational Books Publishing.
Look For More Outlander In 2019
Author Diana Gabaldon revealed on Twitter that she’s got two more Outlander books in the pipeline. Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone will bring the total volumes to nine in 2019, and book ten will follow sometime after.
Alice Walker Doubles Down
Remember that time a beloved author praised an antisemitic crackpot in the pages of a major newspaper? If you were expecting any apologies or promises to reexamine thinking, Alice Walker would like you to know that you are asking too much from 2018. She published a statement reiterating her admiration for the recommended author. Ick(e) indeed.
Second-Grader’s Book Accepted Into the Library of Congress
The Library of Congress does not accept every single book ever published in America. But it has acknowledged Kayla & Kyle The Walking Dictionaries: Election Day, a vocabulary-building book by seven-year-old Nicholas Buamah. Way to go, Nicholas!