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Burn our books,

Limit our freedoms

Deny our inalienable rights

You will never possess

The wisdom of our minds

Nor the freedom of our spirit’s… 29 more words



I woke up this morning to my brother burning books. Books for college. Textbooks. When I realized what he was up to, all I said was, “Shit, I’ve got some more like this, let me get ‘em.” 333 more words


IALL Program Recap: The Destruction of Literature and Librarians in Argentina during the Dictatorship

By Jim Hart

This session discussed the organized program by the military junta in Argentina to burn “subversive literature.” The first speaker, Federico Zeballos, had copies of government resolutions ordering the destruction of various titles. 169 more words

Annual Conference

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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My read for Banned Books Week was certainly apropos. Fahrenheit 451 shows you the results of a book banning society. A scary, ignorant and shallow world where brutality and casual violence are everyday events done in the name of entertainment; a regressive and disabling move in social evolution, handicapping progression by limiting knowledge and encouraging selfishness. 2,304 more words


Why Obscenities Are Important

So, Russia’s doing a lot of bad things. They’re making a lot of enemies, and probably for good reason. I’m not going to talk about some of the stuff they’re doing; I leave that to more hard-hitting and politically polarizing journalism. 620 more words

The Ten-Cent Plague - the history of comic books

Book Review By Janet Maslin

“The Ten-Cent Plague” is the third book by David Hajdu to take a subject suitable for fans’ hagiography and turn it into something of much wider interest. 1,010 more words

Book Reviews

The Burners, a short fiction piece

Whoo, I’m on a roll today.  Though I really should get back to my reading.

Anyway, this is another Daily Post prompt piece.  Definitely feeling this could be the start of a new book :) I had fun with this one.   1,106 more words

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