Controversy! Scandal! Publicity!

Social media went haywire when it emerged that the book had been pulled from the shelves of one of Latvia;s leading bookstores. Rumours of legal action and censorship were swirling around, but in the end the explanation was a bit more prosaic.

Here’s is Miks’ personal account of what happened

And here’s a segment from Latvian national TV about the controversy. If you look really closely you can see Miks writing ‘Thanks for the extra publicity’ as he signs a copy of the book…

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