Animated short looks at the enormity of our planet from a child's point of view
The book was not only a bestseller in the 'dark biology' genre, but it changed how the world viewed pandemics
The bubonic plague, or Black Death, killed an estimated quarter of London’s population in just 18 months
'We can want what we want / Do what we want / COVID-19 is not impressed'
Farrow expressed his disappointment on Twitter, saying it was 'wildly unprofessional in multiple obvious directions for Hachette to behave this way.'
'Those judging creative excellence should be blind to questions of race, gender or sexual orientation. I did not say that was the case today'
'It’s frustrating to see a book like this elevated by Oprah because it legitimizes and normalizes flawed and patronizing and wrong-minded thinking about the border and those who cross it'
'Yesterday my colleague called me a "book murderer" because I cut long books in half to make them more portable. Does anyone else do this? Is it just me?'
On New Year's Eve Davis announced on Twitter that she has been sober for six months
Sadaf Ahsan: Not yet 30 and with no Man or Booker or Pulitzer or Nobel Prize to her name, Kaur's success is largely thanks to a massive social-media following