This week on the bookish internet

  • Kait Howard reports that private prison companies are banning books that might actually benefit prisoners (e.g. books about health, the legal system, etc.). (Moby Lives)
  • Alex Acks has some great social media etiquette for readers, reviewers, and writers. (Book Riot)
  • Carlos Moore wants the court to order that a Mississippi state representative and others who defend Confederate monuments read books about the black experience in the south under Jim Crow, so that they can learn what it is they’re actually talking about. (Moby Lives)
  • Rah Carter has some great bookish statistics from Goodreads’ most popular books from the last hundred years. (Book Riot)
  • Emily Temple reports that there is now a prize for female book collectors! (LitHub)

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