This edition of Today in Books is sponsored by Flatiron Books.
Lambda Literary Award Finalists!
The 31st annual Lambda Literary Awards awarded their finalists! Including categories for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Mystery, and Romance, this amazing list of LGBTQ books– finalists and winners included–is perfect to add to your summer reading pile.
Mahershala Ali To Adapt And Star In Solitary Adaptation
Albert Woodfox’s memoir, Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades In Solitary Confinement, My Story of Transformation and Hope, about the 43 years he spent in Louisiana’s Angola Prison in solitary confinement is being acquired by Fox Searchlight. Mahershala Ali is set as executive producer and planning to play Woodfox.
Sweetbitter Season 2 Trailer!
Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler’s novel adaptation, has a season two trailer! If you’ve yet to see the show about a twenty-year-old woman recently moved to NY and working in a restaurant, now’s a great time to start so you’ll be ready for season two on July 14th.