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Burning Books

WATCH: Burning Books As Art

Posted 03.07.2013 | Books

Julian Baggini is a writer and philosopher who has just released a video called Bibliocide, of him burning his old set of Encyclopaedia Brittanica. ...

'You Have Insulted Me, I Am A Good Citizen'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.08.2012 | Education

Drake High School in North Dakota made headlines in October of 1973 when school board members burned 32 copies of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughter-House Five...

Do People Burn Books in America?

Cilla McCain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Cilla McCain

For a writer there is nothing worse than the notion of having your words -- words that took years to research and put together -- going up in flames.

Why Matchbooks And Macbooks Are Better Than Books

The New Yorker | Dave Cowen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I am not a fan of books. I would never want a book's autograph. I am a proud non-reader of books. I like to get information from doing stuff like actu...

Civil Liberties Group Wants Right to Burn Books

Sascha Elise Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sascha Elise Cohen

The Milwaukee branch of the CCLU has filed a legal claim against the library for carrying offensive material, specifically the book Baby Be-Bop, a whimsical coming-of-age tale about a gay youth.