More than a hundred friends and family gathered on a bright, sunny day in Le Rayol's city hall to say farewell to Jean-Jacques Pauvert, the iconic French publisher, who died on September 27, 2014. He was 88 years old.
In the India of today, anything that is "alternative," or takes an unconventional look at history, biography or mythology (among other things) becomes unacceptable to some fanatical group or the other.
One Texas school district has taken book banning to an entirely new level. Author Richelle Mead holds the distinction to perhaps be the only author ever to have a book banned... before it was even written.