Category Archives: Banned!
Guardian UK: In a scene which appears to have been lifted straight out of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, a group of Christians in Wisconsin has launched a legal claim demanding the right to publicly burn a copy of a book … Continue reading
I feel I should say something about banned book week, even though Aaron and I pretty thoroughly covered this topic last year. So: the short version. Banning books is stupid. The end. OK. I’ll elaborate, but just a little: Banning … Continue reading
I’m 0 for 2 on being up on milestones. However, I’m still more bummed about forgetting about Sputnik’s 50th than banned book week and a comentor over at Heavy Metal Librarian sums up why: Banned books are passe. Have the … Continue reading
Guradian: Dozens of literary masterpieces and international bestsellers have been banned in Iran in a dramatic rise in censorship that has plunged the country’s publishing industry into crisis. Companies that once specialised in popular fiction and other money-spinners are being … Continue reading