Five websites with children’s ebooks, for quality time in the online space

The bottomless well of literature, from rhymes to poems, from illustrated tales to YA novels, seems to be a good reason for our little ones to get stuck on the internet.

Here you can download ebooks legally and completely free

A compilation of ebook sites recommended by the Arthereartnow editorial.

Everything about the 18th international literature festival berlin

This year’s program is characterized by five key topics: “Decolonizing Wor:l:ds,” “Nature Writing,” “The Art of Cooking,” “The Politics of Drugs” and “The Evolution of Human Culture”.

Have you ever heard the story of the three spires?

You already saw the cathedral, the skeleton of the destroyed old one reaches a hand to the modern new one. The Christchurch was never restored, but the spire is still there. And this is the Holy Trinity…

It’s always a good sign when language is on the move – interview with Kinga Tóth about her performance show

It’s not like a poem reciting event with background projection and music. For me, all these forms are equal and juxtaposed, I’m creating a “living text body” from their mixture. – Kinga Tóth is preparing for her performance show in the Trafó.

Hello from the horror side!

The storyteller is „simply” a girl, or more likely a bitter and disillusioned woman, who is remembering her youth years. And there is (naturally?) a man, addressed in this second person singular story…

Can you find happiness when you are able to revoke memories?

“I want to show a character who is going through really difficult trials but tries to find the beauty in the chaos. That’s sometimes the best you can do, but it’s always better than giving up.” An interview with Adam Silvera.

Author Ivanka Mogilska on Sudden Streets and the music that inspired it

You can read author Ivanka Mogilska’s secrets, behind the glistering scenes: where, when, how and with whom did she write Sudden Streets?

Body as more than a mere object of desire – Jan Němec about František Drtikol

How come that someone who used to rule and utilise the light suddenly experiences enlightenment and lets his previous life goals go? This is what I asked the novel’s writer about…

Author Susan Barker on The Palace Women’s Uprising and more

“I was drawn to write about China because I have an ancestral connection to the country, through my grandfather, and I wanted to follow the chain of emigration backwards to its origins.”

No matter how they decide, they will be traitors

Najeeb and Vivian escape to self-education and Qayyum to the Indian independence movement, all turning against a system ruled by white men… – A review of “A God in Every Stone” by Kamila Shamsie.

Society should look forwards, not backwards – interview with Tommi Kinnunen

“One cannot work as a teacher if he doesn’t believe that everyone of the pupils are good and important and they should be given all possibilities to live a good life. Maybe it’s the same with writing: there aren’t good or bad characters.”

The story of El Paso lived in me in a brilliant way – interview with Winston Groom

Winston Groom worked as a journalist, served in Vietnam, and as a writer he won several awards and published more than twenty books – among them, Forrest Gump…

Publishers want to exclude American writers from the Man Booker prize

Tensions over the decision to allow US authors to enter the Man Booker prize have flared up yet again.

Margaret Atwood didn’t get the profits from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale?

Author of The Handmaid’s Tale, has revealed that profits from the hugely successful 2017 TV series of her novel did not go to her, after having sold on the rights for a film adaptation almost three decades ago.

Marvel comic founder Stan Lee leaves hospital

Stan Lee has been rushed to hospital after falling ill at his Los Angeles home.

National Book Awards add translation category

The decision to recognize international authors was made unanimously by the foundation’s board of directors, in an effort to draw attention to works in translation

George RR Martin is ready to help the new generation

Game of Thrones author will sponsor place at Clarion West Writers Workshop.

Prize founded for books without violance against women

The Staunch book prize will open to entries next month, with the winner to be announced on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Fantasy author dead at 88

The writer passed away at her Oregon home.

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