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Censorship and Other Bad Words

I recently read an article from Lehigh University’s First Amendment Site regarding book censorship. Written in 2009 by a journalism student, the article chronicles a brief history of censorship and book banning. 1,024 more words



Back to my regularly scheduled programming, I wanted to review a book that I, yet again, read for a class. It was awhile back that I read  686 more words


Just. One. Book. Thoughts and thanks.

 This is the very sweet Natasha Griffin. She came out to Greenville from Portola to pick up some books for Portola High School. Many of our duplicates went home with her. 558 more words

In the Night Kitchen - Maurice Sendak

POINTS: 3 out of 10.

Bechdel:  0 points
Variety of characters: 0 point
Good story: 2 points
Discretionary ideological points: 1 point… 360 more words


VA State Senator Calls for Firing Librarians

The woman who represents my district in the Virginia state senate, Amanda Chase, is calling for the firing of Chesterfield County Public School librarians. What atrocities did they commit? 619 more words


Book review: 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess

Here’s a book that I have been meaning to read for about two years now. When I finished reading After The King, I wanted to read something non-fantasy, having read a lot of it recently. 496 more words