March 11, 2016

The horror story of publishing children’s books in Russia


"You would think that publishing a book for 6-year-olds wouldn't entail political risks, even in a country where political risks abound. You would be wrong." Read Russian Purge.


A 2010 law, only selectively enforced, has put significant limits as to what can and cannot be published in Russia. "The law's message is simple: Books are dangerous to kids and publishers need to be put in their place."

Food for thought, Friends.

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