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Those Who Ban Books Find Strength In Numbers

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Shortly after the fall semester began this year, Wesley Scroggins, a parent of three in Republic, Mo., publicly criticized the local school district f...

Horn Book Editor Roger Sutton Warns:

readroger.hbook.com | Roger Sutton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Following last Saturday's colloquium at Simmons, I had an interesting dinner conversation with Megan Whalen Turner and Virginia Duncan about the Speak...

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Salon.com | Laura Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Main's book describes a long-standing and rancorous dispute over eminent domain seizures in the town of Freeport, Texas, and her defense is spearheade...

'Lolita'

theparisreview.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When my dad gave me a stack of his old college paperbacks, I think the education he hoped to foster was aesthetic, not erotic. But one of the books wa...

Banned Books Week 2010

American Library Association | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
American Library Association

"Not every book is right for each reader, but we should have the right to think for ourselves and allow others to do the same," said ALA President Roberta Stevens.

Holocaust Deniers, Pedophiles And Terrorists As Authors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week in The Independent, journalist Boyd Tonkin took a peculiar twist on the notion of "banned books," composing a list of dangerous texts that m...

Banned Books Week 2010

American Library Association | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
American Library Association

15 of the most iconic, popular, and/or celebrated movies of all time -- all of which are based on books that have been banned, formally challenged, or burned.

Censorship?

stltoday.com | By JANE HENDERSON Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Some commenters have said that because Hopkins' books are available in the libraries, this is not censorship, but a matter of judgment. That festival ...