For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Banned Books Week: How it's being celebrated across the country

Banned Books Week, which celebrates works that have been challenged or banned, is being held this year from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3. The number of challenges reported this year is low in comparison to recent figures, according to the American Library Association. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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

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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

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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

PEN America launches their "Literature Locked Up" program for Banned Books Week in support of ending prison book banning. Continue reading at Book Riot

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South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture

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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

Penguin Random House has partnered with the publishing diversity group on a social media campaign as a part of its support for Banned Books Week, held this year September 23-29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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10 books to read in October

The fall crop is especially abundant this year, including new novels by Jess Walter and Tana French. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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ALA Releases List of Top 100 Most Banned and Challenged Books

'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian' topped the ALA's list of the most banned and challenged books between 2010-2019. The list was released to coincide with the start of Banned Books Week, which runs through October 3. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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39th Annual Banned Books Week

The end of this month marks the 39th annual Banned Books Week, a celebration of the freedom to read, to express and exchange ideas. Perhaps it goes without saying that absent such liberties, there would be no Los Angeles Review of Books. But while books of all stripes keep us occupied here at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Book Deals: Week of August 10, 2020

Among the big books sold this week are a nonfiction book from former National Security Council member Fiona Hill, a nonfiction book on skyscrapers, and a book about how sports is helping the country to transform its understanding of sex and gender. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here are 10 new books to look forward to this week.

Supporting your favorite small, independent bookstore during this strange stretch is important, but what’s more important: stopping the spread of COVID-19. So, dear reader, please stay home, get excited for these brand-new books, and buy a gift card from your local indie in preparation for the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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10 SUCH A FUN AGE Book Club Questions And Reading Guide

Read Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid and want to share with your book club? Use these Such A Fun Age book club questions to get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

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10 shiny new books you should pick up this week.

Every week, the TBR pile grows a little bit more. It’s getting precarious. It’s taking up your whole nightstand. It’s threatening to crush you in your sleep. Well, what are you waiting for? Get cracking. What are you reading this week?   Colum McCann, Apeirogon (Random House) The latest novel... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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10 new books to get you through the week.

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The 10 books to read in February

You’ve already broken your resolution to read more in 2020? It’s not too late to turn things around. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The 10 books to read in January

The start of 2020 offers plenty of opportunities to turn over a new leaf — or at least a few new pages. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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10 BAD BLOOD Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Ready to dig into this fascinating nonfiction read? Here's your reading guide and BAD BLOOD book club questions to get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

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10 CIRCE Book Club Questions: A Reading Guide for Madeline Miller’s Novel

Circe by Madeline Miller is really. freaking. good. In this reading guide, you'll find 10 Circe book club questions covering all the most important topics.  Continue reading at Book Riot

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If You Can Only Read One Book Per Country, Make It This

"If you could only read one book per country, make it this one": A Reddit post that offers an incredibly rich reading list to great global literature. Continue reading at Book Riot

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