18 Sep 2022
The speech therapists were sentenced to 19 months in prison for publishing books that explained the city's pro-democracy movement to children. Human rights campaigners have called the convictions an act of repression.
9 Aug 2021
Children's books in Hungary would need to be sold in "closed packaging" if they deal with LGBTQ issues, according to a new decree. The order stems from a law that critics say conflates homosexuality and pedophilia.
4 Dec 2020
When you think of your typical American cowboy, you imagine the hat, the stirrups, the horse... And chances are you probably imagine him a white man. And yet, after the civil war, as many as one-third of all cowboys were black. That reality, however, has been either hidden, ignored or overlooked in both American history books and in the country’s pop culture. But a group of modern-day cowboys is trying to change just that.
28 Apr 2020
Art lovers deprived of the possibility of wandering around museums have taken up the "Getty Challenge", recreating iconic paintings with household objects, inspired staging and a large dose of creativity. We also meet the French photographer capturing the ghostly aspect of Paris's streets, as Eric Bouvet documents these unprecedented scenes for the history books.
27 Sep 2019
Guardian Talks takes an in-depth look at Nigeria's reading culture and the 2019 Nigerian Prize for Literature sponsored by NLNG.
29 Apr 2019
Teaching a love of books: 'I wanted to continue the work of the civil rights movement'.