Amazon announced that its platform will no longer offer books that display different sexual and gender identities as: psychological diseases ». The withdrawal of a conservative title on the issue angered members of the Republican parliament, who revolted against Amazon’s authority over the books it sold.
Night flightAntoine de Saint-Exupéry’s novel is transformed into a board game, published by 404 on Board (Editis). Designed by Ronan Legendre, Nicholas Minor, Paul Regum and Louis-Arnaud Viard (Collective Chatfoin), with illustrations by Maud Chalmel, and will be available next June.
The Dictionary of FrancophonieThe app for smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android) will be available from March 16th. At launch, it will introduce 500,000 French-speaking terms and expressions, with a collaborative process.
Culture Minister Roselyn Bachelot-Narcoyne introduced 15 actions dedicated to artists and authors, aimed at helping them with the health crisis and beyond. Among them, improved access to existing social rights or an experiment around rewarding comic book authors at trade fairs and festivals.
But also video games, perfect books, librarians, poetry on the phone …