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Alexie, Evison, Hopkins Speak Up in Defense of Banned Books

The Authors Guild hosted a virtual panel yesterday evening with Sherman Alexie, Jonathan Evison, and Ellen Hopkins discussing banned books and what authors can do to support books that are under attack. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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LeVar Burton Describes Book Bans With A Not-Safe-For-'Reading Rainbow' Word

The former "Reading Rainbow" host said banned books are "where the good stuff is." Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-06-12 14:45:21 UTC ]
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The smallest library in Maine is stocking its shelves with banned books.

If you’ve been paying attention to local news, you know the wave of book bans sweeping the nation isn’t slowing down—but people are pushing back. PEN America continues to speak out against censorship; a professor has offered to teach Maus to all students affected by its ban; the Authors Guild... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-17 15:55:49 UTC ]
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Book Bans and Antisemitism Go Hand in Hand

Angela Engel, publisher of the Collective Book Studio, examines the disturbing connection between banned books and antisemitism. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

As Banned Books Week UK kicks offi, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 01:40:16 UTC ]
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Publishers chased Katie Hopkins and Milo Yiannopoulos. But hate doesn’t sell | Chris McCrudden

Hot air and rightwing controversy fuel social media and fill column inches, but there’s no evidence they make people buy books. Quite the oppositePublishing has always been a controversial industry. Its history of banned books, lawsuits and angry letters wouldn’t look out of place in the most... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Please ban our books too, Mr Mayor: it’s all or none of us | Andrea Valente

The mayor of Venice has banned books about same-sex families but I and my fellow authors don’t want our work in schools where censorship rulesThe community of children’s and young persons’ authors is a varied and nurturing collection of people, each distinguished by a unique identity. It would... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most challenged books: what do they say about us?

The American Library Association's 2014 list of most banned books may be indicative of contemporary concerns. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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