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Book Censorship

A French Village Says Farewell to Jean-Jacques Pauvert

Mary Duncan | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
Mary Duncan

More than a hundred friends and family gathered on a bright, sunny day in Le Rayol's city hall to say farewell to Jean-Jacques Pauvert, the iconic French publisher, who died on September 27, 2014. He was 88 years old.

Claire Fallon

How One Person With A Pen Taught Me All About Censorship

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.26.2014 | Books

When I was a college student, I majored in English literature, which meant that I got to read a lot of novels for class -- and my course reading could...

Ban, Ban, Our Own Taliban

Anil Dharker | Posted 05.06.2014 | Books
Anil Dharker

In the India of today, anything that is "alternative," or takes an unconventional look at history, biography or mythology (among other things) becomes unacceptable to some fanatical group or the other.

Book Bannings Are On The Rise

Posted 12.23.2013 | Books

It's been a busy year for The Kids’ Right to Read Project. The anti-censorship organization's coordinator, Acacia O'Connor, recently revealed that s...

WATCH: Judy Blume On Censorship

Posted 06.10.2013 | Books

Judy Blume came to visit HuffPost Live, and shared her thoughts about censorship of books in schools. "The censors didn't come out of the woodwork...

America's Strange Love/Hate Relationship With Censorship

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Nicholas Ferroni

Most Americans may not be able to list all of our 27 amendments, but we never have a problem remembering the first.

Operation Desert Norms

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 05.22.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

It is 2012 and censorship in public schools is not science fiction. Let them cut back on funding, fine. But remove books, or start censoring academic expression, and you're going against history.

As Arizona Moves Bills for Guns and Bibles in Classroom, Tucson Teacher Calls for Return of Banished Books: Interview With Norma Gonzalez

Jeff Biggers | Posted 04.10.2012 | Education
Jeff Biggers

Thousands of teachers across the country are now using books and texts from Tucson's Mexican American Studies curricula in a special "No History is Illegal" campaign.

The Book That Was Banned Before It Was Written

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

One Texas school district has taken book banning to an entirely new level. Author Richelle Mead holds the distinction to perhaps be the only author ever to have a book banned... before it was even written.

Shocking Cover Censored

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Alexander the Great's bare bottom is keeping a highly-praised debut novel off shelves in Canada. ...

What is Up with CNN's Carol Costello? She Owes Us More on the "Daddy's Roommate" Story or Owes Ed Koch an Apology

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

The New York Times offered witnesses. Is CNN saying that they are lying? Do they communicate this through a chatty response to Ed Koch?