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What's that smell? Burning books, or burning martyr?

A couple of brief thoughts from afar on the book ‘banning’ debacle unfolding in NSW, for what they are worth…

First, it’s kind of amusing but not insignificant that one of the three books is misnamed. 721 more words

Christian Thought

Thoughtful Thursday - Censoring and Banning Books

Especially in the United States I don’t think we face as much censorship of what we read in certain ways as many other parts of the world.   526 more words


Book Banning and Educational Freedom

Nathan Powell submitting his latest essay for English at Trenton College dual credit course.

Censorship is a topic often associated with totalitarian governments and repressive regimes, yet, in our own United States, many books, including such classics as… 951 more words


Book Review: Prudence by Gail Carriger

I’ve been a fan of steampunk since I knew what it was, but more recently I’ve come to realize that one of my favorite genres of fiction is… 495 more words

Book Reviews

This week the American Library Association published 2014’s list of most banned and challenged books. Topping the list is Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian… 548 more words

Book Banning

My Favourite Book...and why it was Banned!

Readers, I have a confession… I am a Bibliophile which, if you didn’t know, means I have a LOVE of books. I love reading them, buying them, collecting them, learning about their stories and illustrations, even smelling them! 607 more words