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Another Banned Book Sighting

MSN posted an article about a recent book banning in an Idaho school district. The novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, is written by Sherman Alexie and is a 2007 National Book Award Winner. 641 more words

Book Bannings

Just read this article here http://news.msn.com/us/idaho-school-system-removes-book-from-curriculum-after-parental-outrage  And needless to say it pisses me off.

What fucking babies people are to not be able to handle differing perspectives. 322 more words


More ABA bookseller collaboration: Lots of participation and a new book banning board

About six weeks ago, I wrote about an idea that I gave to the American Booksellers Association for a collaborative forum where indie bookstores could share ideas for book displays. 516 more words


Banned Book Reading: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, Part One

Ah, yes, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. Judy Blume is certainly a heavily challenged author.

Since this is a longer book, it’ll take me a few days to read. 498 more words

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This week in numbers: March 22nd - 28th

Here’s this week’s numbers in publishing.

  • Verso Books to start bundling, expect £200k revenue from website (booktrade.info)

‘Launching on April 8th Verso will be selling books and ebooks directly to customers all over the world, through their website… 583 more words

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Why I Care About Banned Books, Censored Books, and Language

I distinctly remember my first encounter with book banning. I knew the vague concept of it but it was always something that happened under bad governments, not my kinda cozy suburban life. 936 more words

Book Banning