The Clean Reader app removes objectionable language from a book and adds in 'an alternative word with the same general meaning.' One user wrote, 'This app has brought me back to reading and loving books again.' Should books be edited?
Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff has created a tank of books, which he is driving around Argentina to bring attention to education and reading. Lemesoff says he hopes it encourages youth to choose education over violence.
A man dressed in a Spider-Man costume, to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim, takes part in a local surfing competition in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod Friday. Purim is a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.
'Bibliography,' which will be released in the US in April, includes details about alternate titles considered and also tells readers which 'Harry Potter' book Rowling got 'sick' of reading after many edits.