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Jennette McCurdy’s Memoir Sells Out One Day After Release: Today in Books

Oprah Daily Reveals the Cover of Mariana Enriquez’s Our Share of Night

Oprah Daily has revealed the cover of Mariana Enriquez’s upcoming novel Our Share of Night. Enriquez is the author of acclaimed short story collections Things We Lost in the Fire and The Dangers of Smoking in Bed. Her new novel, which hits shelves on February, is the first novel from the author to be translated in English.

Jennette McCurdy’s Memoir Sells Out One Day After Release

iCarly and Sam and Cat star Jennette McCurdy’s memoir sold out on Amazon, Target, and Barnes & Noble a day after its release. McCurdy’s memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died focuses on the author’s abusive mother and the manipulative, inappropriate treatment of child stars at Nickelodeon. Currently, the book is #4 on Amazon’s best-seller charts and #2 in memoirs.

Le Petit Nicolas Illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempé Dies Aged 89

Jean-Jacques Sempé, the French cartoonist who illustrated the children’s book series Le Petit Nicolas and produced more covers for the New Yorker magazine than any other artist, has died aged 89. His wife, Martine Gossieaux Sempé, announced the death to Agence France-Presse. “Jean-Jacques Sempé had the elegance to always remain light and he had an eye for everything,” French President Emmanuel Macron said in a tweet.

How to Find and Develop a Local Anti-Censorship Group

How to find and develop a local anti-censorship group. That, plus this week’s censorship news from across the U.S.