Archives for September 2023
Attorneys for authors Paul Tremblay, Sarah Silverman, Christopher Golden, and Richard Kadrey have filed a new brief in their lawsuit against OpenAI, the makers of ChatGPT, refuting the company’s initial defense. Last month OpenAI moved to dismiss the plaintiffs’ “ancillary” claims, hoping to focus on the core question of copyright infringement. In response, the plaintiffs ask the court to dismiss the motion, and “challenge OpenAI’s position that it should be allowed to train its generative AI products using anyone’s name and copyrighted literary works, without consent, for free, forever.” “In this case, the copyrighted works of a class of millions […]
Jenna Bush Hager chose How to Say Babylon by Safiya Sinclair as her Today Show Read With Jenna Book Club Pick for October.
Target chose The First Ladies by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray as their 2023 Book of the Year.
The Center For Fiction named its shortlist for the First Novel Prize, with the winner to be named on December 5.
The Cundhill History Prize named it's shortlist, with the winner to be announced on October 16.