The literary competition "The Decameron of the Times of Covid" in the town of Boccaccio
The literary competition "Tales from Isolation - The Decameron of the Times of Covid" has been organised by the authorities of Certaldo in Tuscany, the hometown of Giovanni Boccaccio. They want the quarantine to be followed by texts just like his The Decameron, written in times of plague.
Children's Book about the Coronavirus Takes Off
With Axel Scheffler’s illustrations, Nosy Crow’s “Coronavirus: A Book for Children”, written by Kate Wilson and Elizabeth Jenner, has been downloaded more than 700,000 times.