Today's 'Young Adult' genre in literature is booming, and often attractive for adults and younger readers alike, but experts also encourage parents to read more classics with their kids, to bring historical works to today's audiences.
'Hotel Florida' writer Amanda Vaill discusses how those involved in the Spanish War, like journalists Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn and photographers Robert Capa and Gerta Taro, struggled with how to portray the conflict to the outside world.
Orwell was born in India and the writer's former home in Motihari will reportedly be converted into a museum.
In Thailand, various protestors are gathering in public places to silently read books like '1984' and 'Unarmed Insurrection' to convey how they feel about the country's political situation.
The picks range from "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White to Kate Atkinson's "Life After Life."
No one sends you letters any more? Try recent collections of correspondence by Willa Cather, George Orwell, Henry David Thoreau, and others.