Why is India’s book market struggling? | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

Why is India’s book market struggling?  |  Asia |  An in-depth look at news from across the continent |  DW

India’s book publishers face new challenges following the COVID pandemic due to the high cost of raw materials and rising inflation. Inflation, driven by high food and fuel prices, reached an 18-month high of 7.5% in April in India, according to a Reuters poll. Publishers from across the country – for English and regional languages … Read more

At Westerly Library & Wilcox Park: Books That Help You Navigate Real Life | Guest columns

At Westerly Library & Wilcox Park: Books That Help You Navigate Real Life |  Guest columns

I know I’m not alone in saying – despite my father’s insistence that I would be unable to keep a job without it – I have not used trigonometry once in my adult life. There are lots of people for whom this is NOT true, but in my work it simply has not happened. On … Read more

Book of ‘Queer Eye’ star among 56 that parents want removed from St. Johns County Schools

Book of ‘Queer Eye’ star among 56 that parents want removed from St.  Johns County Schools

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – Parents in St. Johns County is working to remove more than 50 books from school libraries that they say are inappropriate for children. It’s part of a larger push by conservative parents in Florida to get books that address topics like gender identity and racism removed from schools. St. The … Read more

Book of ‘Queer Eye’ star among 56 that parents want removed from St. Johns County Schools

Book of ‘Queer Eye’ star among 56 that parents want removed from St.  Johns County Schools

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – Parents in St. Johns County is working to get more than 50 books removed from school libraries that they say are inappropriate for children. It’s part of a larger push by conservative parents in Florida to get books that address topics like gender identity and racism removed from schools. St. … Read more

Book Prohibition: What to Know | K-12 schools

Book Prohibition: What to Know |  K-12 schools

Now, more than ever, young children and teenagers with all backgrounds and identities see themselves and their families represented in the literature. But in some places, books that touch on diversity of race, religion, gender identity, and sexual orientation are being removed from library shelves and removed from the K-12 class curriculum. Book bans, although … Read more

Nixa Schools bans books for the first time in nearly two decades

Nixa Schools bans books for the first time in nearly two decades

NIXA, Mo. – Nixa’s school board banned or restricted three books from their district. A first in almost two decades. “All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto” and “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” were both banned, and a third book, “Homegoing,” was restricted. The government is helping to navigate the formula shortage. How to find it: … Read more