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The Secret Life of Bees

For April’s banned book, the San Diego Public Library chose to read Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees. It was a lively discussion. This is what readers said: well-written, adventurous, and dramatic. 283 more words


A Canticle for Leibowitz

Back in March, our banned book club in the San Diego Public Library read A Canticle for Leibowitz. If that name intimidates you, I don’t blame you. 484 more words


Banned Books #22 A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

Welcome to our Banned Books feature where this month we’ve readĀ A Stolen LifeĀ by Jaycee Dugard.


In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. 673 more words


Banned Books 2016 - APRIL READ - A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

What’s it all about?:

In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. 803 more words

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Laugh of faith

In May last year, a country lifted a ban on the Bible which had been in place since 1969. When I learned about it, I laughed. 313 more words



A who’s who of books worth reading.

Index librorum prohibitorum Innoc. XI. P.M. iussu editus usque ad annum 1681 :
eidem accedit in fine appendix usque ad mensem Iunij 1704. 509 more words

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