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Enola Holmes And Conan Doyle Estate Settle Lawsuit

Over the summer, the Conan Doyle Estate sued over Enola Holmes, Nancy Springer’s series, which reimagined Sherlock having a teenage sister, that Netflix adapted into a film, even though most of Holmes canon is in the public domain. The Conan Doyle Estate argued that the difference between what is and isn’t in public domain was Holmes having empathy. But, rather than us getting to watch emotions be argued in court, all parties have now settled.

Film Adaptation Of On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous In Works

Poet Ocean Vuong’s debut epistolary novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, is being adapted by A24. Written as a letter from a son to his illiterate mother, the novel recounts three generations of stories, from the grandmother escaping an arranged marriage to the Vietnamese family’s move to Connecticut.

Milwaukee Book Fairy Keeps LFLs Stocked

Two of the area codes in Milwaukee’s south side have had eight of their Little Free Libraries replenished with 6,000 books this year thanks to Barbara Cerda AKA Barby The Book Fairy. What started out as her donating books after cleaning out her home has turned into a website and Facebook page where she collects donations to continue stocking the Little Free Libraries.

10 Queer Comics and Manga That Made 2020 Bearable

Get through the rest of the year with some sweet, queer comics and manga, including I Married My Best Friend to Shut My Parents Up by Kodama Naoko.