S&S Launches Banned Books Promotion for Bookstores

In response to growing book censorship, Simon & Schuster has launched a “Read banned books!” promotion that provides information on challenged titles, in-store displays, and social media materials. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Launches Banned Books Promotion for Bookstores

In response to growing book censorship, Simon & Schuster has launched a “Read banned books!” promotion that provides information on challenged titles, in-store displays, and social media materials. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DPLA Launches ‘Geo-targeted’ Banned Book Club via Palace E-book App

The new program utilizes GPS-based “geo-targeting” to show readers the books that have been banned in their area, making e-book versions available to borrow digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NYPL Launches Nationwide Teen Banned Book Club

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Utah’s Draconian Book Banning Bill Close to Passage; An Anti-Book Ban Bill Proposed In Response

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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

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Find TNR’s bookmobile to donate banned books at the Brooklyn Book Festival this weekend!

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California Has Banned Book Bans, Bucking GOP Censorship Trend

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New S&S Program, Books Belong, Takes Aim at Book Bans

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Banned Books BINGO for Book Clubs

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Texas Officially Bans So-Called “Sexually Explicit” Books; Demands Book Ratings from Vendors

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