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"Go Set a Watchman" shows how little has changed in 50 years

Go Set a Watchman was an insightful but disappointing read – disappointing because I, like many Mockingbird fans, saw Atticus Finch as an iconic figure and a kind of hero. 596 more words

Religion

Why Do People Want to Ban Books?

Many people think that challenges, book censorship and book banning are things that happened in the distant past. However, they are ongoing everywhere around the world.

Banned Book

Why Books Should Not Be Banned

(Originally posted at ArtistsUnleashed see full article at link below)

Harry Potter, a beloved book bursting with enchantment, mystery, and imaginative writing, was seen by some as a book that promoted witchcraft and anti-Christian themes. 290 more words

Artists

Books Read in 2015 34. The Well of Loneliness - Radcliffe Hall

Genre: GLBT, Classics

Narrative Style: Third person

Rating: 3/5

Published: 1928

Format: Paperback

Synopsis: When Stephen Gordon was born, her father had really wanted a boy and so  496 more words

Book Reviews

Authors, Books, and Us: The Blaming Games

No matter what kind of reader you are—from the voracious to the satisfied with one book a year person—we end up feeling for the characters we read about. 1,241 more words

Books

Book Bingo: Banned books

   — Posted by Abby

This summer The Seattle Public Library, in partnership with Seattle Arts & Lectures, is excited to offer a summer reading program for adults called… 440 more words

BOOKS

"So What's the Big Deal?" - 50 Shades of Grey

Okay.

You’ve heard me rant before about censorship. It’s something I despise.
I hate hate hate the idea of an author unable to write about whatever topic they want to, or whatever content they want to. 419 more words

Writing