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This is a frame up.

My younger daughter asked me if I would do some framing for her and I was delighted to be able to do so now that I have moulding. 130 more words


Samuel Roth, "Prometheus of the Unprintable"

Samuel Roth (1893 –1974) was an American publisher and writer. Yet, he was so much more, as I discovered when I processed the Jay A. Gertzman collection on Samuel Roth, 1926-2014, Ms Coll. 344 more words

Banned Books #37 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Welcome to this month’s edition of Banned Books. This month, Beth and I read The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.

First published: 2003
In the Top Ten most frequently challenged books in 2008 ( 924 more words
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Banned Books 2017 - JULY READ - The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

What’s it all about?:

“It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime.”  1,070 more words

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regarding banned books

Here are some more of my thoughts after looking at the top ten most banned books of 2015 (page 18 of the ALA State of American Libraries report… 165 more words

July Poem 22: Dirty Dotted Chunks of Information

It was too harsh. Books banished, weeded, and

Smoke escaped one’s free words. Sad strands of smoke

Rose from the diffuse cherry. And the smoke sucked… 93 more words

Abstract Poetry

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Genre: Dystopian, Fiction

Book Jacket Synopsis: “Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. 554 more words