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England’s Firsts London’s 65th Outing Features Historic Banned Books

In the run-up to Banned Book Week, Firsts London will feature censorship from past centuries. The post England’s Firsts London’s 65th Outing Features Historic Banned Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-17 20:10:29 UTC ]
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Can we please make Banned Book Fairs the hot new nationwide trend?

As we’ve noted over and over again, the hottest new book trend sweeping the country is to ban them and/or burn them if they don’t align with your weird, paleoconservative, theocratic prejudices. Not great! But as ever is the case with this strange nation, when one group of Americans starts doing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-10 17:01:27 UTC ]
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How a Debut Graphic Memoir Became the Most Banned Book in the Country

Maia Kobabe’s book “Gender Queer,” about coming out as nonbinary, landed the author at the center of a battle over which books belong in schools, and who gets to make that decision. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-01 23:54:03 UTC ]
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How to Start a Banned Book Club

Teens across the country are fighting back against censorship and book bans. This guide to how to start a banned book club can help. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-26 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Here’s John Waters reading a dirty scene from Lady Chatterley’s Lover.

Recently, we heard about Netflix’s forthcoming adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s famously banned book Lady Chatterley’s Lover (apparently it’s going to be raunchier than Bridgerton, which does seem only fair). To prepare yourself, you may want to start with this video of John Waters—or as William S.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 16:04:44 UTC ]
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8 of the Best Nonfiction Books About Girls Around the World

If you’re looking for nonfiction about girls around the world, check out these books, including Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ryan Estrada, Hyung-Ju Ko. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-30 10:37:00 UTC ]
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29 Cozy Book Blankets to Gift This Holiday

Whether it’s a banned book duvet cover or a book page throw, a book blanket is the perfect warm and fuzzy—but also extremely smart—gift.- Stacey Megally Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-03 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada

'Banned Book Club' by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada is the true story of Hyun Sook’s years as a South Korean college student under the brutal military regime of the early 1980s. In this 11-page excerpt a naive and apolitical Hyun Sook meets the fearless student members of a book... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dear Kurt Vonnegut superfans, there’s now a museum you can visit in Indianapolis.

It’s a good time to be a Kurt Vonnegut fan.  While there’s never a bad month to dust off your banned book collection, November encapsulates all things Vonnegutian: the 50th anniversary of Slaughterhouse-Five, the grand opening of the permanent Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library (KVML) in Kurt’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 15:29:23 UTC ]
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The First Banned Book in America

Thomas Morton, an English businessman who had a knack for riling up Puritans, was the author of the first book explicitly banned in the United States. The post The First Banned Book in America appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-11-06 21:30:41 UTC ]
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America’s First Banned Book Is for Sale for $35,000

If you have a spare 35 grand or so, you now have a shot at a rare copy of the first book banned in America. Christie’s Auction House in New York recently announced that it will be auctioning a copy of New Canaan by Thomas Morton, a 1637 political satire that caused outrage among New […] The post... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-03 11:00:38 UTC ]
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Save a Life—Support a Banned Book

Almost universally, books in America are challenged because they tackle difficult subjects, writes author I.W. Gregorio. "Police brutality. Coming out. Drug use. Issues of gender identity. Disability. Gun violence. Suicide." But books—particularly those that delve into tough topics, save lives. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Texas Prisons Banned My Book About Texas Prisoners

Banned Book Week, which started on Sunday, reminds us that no one sets out to write a banned book. But as long as speech threatens those in power, censorship, even in a country that espouses one of the most expansive free-speech regimes in the world, remains inevitable. Given that book banning... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality News From Around the Web: January 13, 2016

A firestorm over a banned book about an Israeli-Arab love story, Pope Francis’s new book on mercy, and a reading list of books by Muslim authors are some of the hottest topics in religion publishing today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hollywood comes calling for 'banned book' Into the River

A Hollywood movie maker, an audio book producer and publishers seeking Dutch and French translation rights are the silver lining in Ted Dawe's censorship nightmare. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned book Into the River 'is one of the best teen novels going'

OPINION: The interim ban of Ted Dawe's novel Into the River is, in my opinion, unwarranted, ridiculous and troubling for the future of simlar novels that discuss issues that are part of many teenage lives. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Celebrate the Week: Read a Banned Book!

September 21-27 is Banned Books Week. Here we offer a list of titles that have been challenged, restricted, removed, or banned in 2013 and 2014. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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