In Central Java, This Bookmobile Travels On Hooves Instead Of Wheels

In Serang Village, Purbalingga, Central Java, a young student makes his selection from a mobile library carried by a horse named Luna. Toting a stash of books received from donors, animal caretaker Ridwan Sururi and his Kudapustaka (“horse library”) make thrice-weekly visits to local schools. » 5/09/15 4:33pm 5/09/15 4:33pm

This Is Your Brain on the Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy 

Gleefully shitting on Fifty Shades of Grey became its own pastime as soon as the books started climbing up bestseller lists. But as easy as it is to lambast a trilogy of books written from the standpoint of a sexual idiot savant with a fifth-grade reading level, there's something smarmy and inauthentic about knocking… » 2/12/15 3:20pm 2/12/15 3:20pm

The Thriving Industry That Helps Encourage Book Censorship

We have rating systems for movies, television shows, and video games—so why not rating systems for books? That's the thought behind services that rate books with the aim of helping parents and protecting children. But these services are contributing to censorship in schools—and harming public education in the process. » 10/01/14 12:09pm 10/01/14 12:09pm