Newly Released, From Space Cats to the Mexican Revolution

NOUR’S SECRET LIBRARY, Wafa Tarnowska’s photo. Vali Mintzi’s photo. (Barefoot Books, fabric, $17.99; paper, $9.99, ages 6-10.) Mintzi, who grew up in Romania and lives in the Middle East, charcoal for war-torn Damascus and earthy gouache for a girl’s dreams uses. Lebanese-born Tarnowska named it Nour (“light” in Arabic) in her promising picture book. GIANT …

How Cute Cats Help Spread False Information on the Internet

New Tang Dynasty Television, a station affiliated with the Chinese spiritual movement Falun Gong, posted on Facebook a video of a woman rescuing a stranded baby shark on October 2. Next to the video was a link to subscribe Epoch Times, a newspaper affiliated with Falun Gong that spreads anti-Chinese and right-wing conspiracies. The post …

How Cute Cats Help Spread False Information on the Internet

New Tang Dynasty Television, a station affiliated with the Chinese spiritual movement Falun Gong, posted on Facebook a video of a woman rescuing a stranded baby shark on October 2. Next to the video was a link to subscribe Epoch Times, a newspaper affiliated with Falun Gong that spreads anti-Chinese and right-wing conspiracies. The post …