Hans is the top literary magazine in the Hindi language, one that has had many setbacks but persists in confronting the most pressing issues in Indian life.
Icelandic author Bryndis Bjorgvinsdottir’s Facebook initiative urging Iceland to accept Syrian refugees has prompted similar campaigns across the globe.
Why are Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants books so consistently banned when they contain nothing objectionable? Because they teach children to challenge authority.
A Swedish self-published book, The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, uses hypnotism to put kids to sleep and it’s selling, but there’s backlash.
Two science fiction translations, one from the Dutch and another from Chinese, took home the best novella and best novel honors at this year’s Hugo Awards.
Johannesburg’s Philani Dladli was homeless when he decided to sell books he found and read, offering them on a sliding price scale based on his own review.
Gloria Steinem has been awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her continuing commitment to fighting for social justice and women’s equality.
The Audiovisual and Radio State Committee of the Ukraine has found 38, mostly political science books, “anti-Ukrainian” and banned them.
Italy-based author Tim Parks discusses new book, Where I’m Reading From, in which he shares his skepticism of novels written by the new ‘global writer.’
In the face of years of war and threats from ISIS, the Iraq National Library has begun to preserve its holdings through digitization.
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