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Hannah Gadsby Releasing a NANETTE Memoir: Today in Books

Spend $15 At Your Local Bookstore To Get A Free Audiobook!

To celebrate indie bookstores this holiday season, audiobook company is offering readers a free bestselling audiobook if they spend $15 or more at an independent bookstore from Wednesday, November 24th through Tuesday, November 30th. There will be a selection of twelve different audiobooks available, which will be revealed on Wednesday. Save those receipts!

Hannah Gadsby Will Release A Memoir In 2022

Emmy Award-winning stand-up comedian Hannah Gadsby is releasing a memoir about her childhood and the creation of her special Nanette, which was a shocking and hilarious blend of personal experience, comedy, and serious revelations about her own identity and experiences that went somewhat viral in 2018. Ten Steps to Nanette will release in 2022 from Ballantine Books.

‚Äč‚ÄčLibrarians Fight Book Bans With Twitter Takeover

In light of the recent tidal wave of book challenges and a Texan lawmaker’s demand that school libraries perform an audit of any books that may make students uncomfortable, a group of librarians are taking to Twitter to fight misinformation and fear. They flooded Instagram with #FReadom, and are speaking up about the power and importance of diverse YA books in schools and libraries. As a result, they’ve dubbed themselves the Freedom Fighters and are organizing content and resources which they post every Friday.