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Banned Books Week 2015

It’s the end of September and in libraries across the USA, that means it is time to celebrate Banned Books Week!

Here at the ISI Upper School Library, we put up a display to encourage our staff and students to learn more about censorship and books that have been challenged or banned in other libraries, schools, or countries. 74 more words

DINHEIRO: Da crítica social à crítica categorial

Por Boaventura Antunes:

Nas últimas décadas não cessa de se agravar a contradição entre os trilhões que circulam no céu financeiro e a miséria dos salários de quem ainda encontra trabalho. 3,436 more words

Social Struggles

Top Ten Tuesdays #3: Ten Books To Read If You Like...

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

This is a really hard topic for me to answer, because let’s face it: I read popular authors like they out of style. 929 more words

Sookie Stackhouse

Banned Books Week - Day Two - September 28th

Fahrenheit 451
By Ray Bradbury

At least once in his career, every fireman gets an itch. What do the books say, he wonders. Oh, to scratch that itch, eh?

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Book Review - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

This book was pretty good. The idea was interesting but it was shorter than I had expected. Looking back on it, there didn’t really seem to be that much that actually took place in the story. 35 more words

For The Love Of Books

Happy 150th Birthday Alice In Wonderland

“And what is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversation?”

I love Alice in Wonderland. I loved it as a child, I loved it more as a teenager in the 60’s with Grace Slick singing White Rabbit. 245 more words


Reblogged: Why Banned Book Week (Sept 27-Oct 3) Should Matter To Us

When people do something as stupid as banning Little Red Riding Hood because of the depiction of a bottle of wine her basket… (yes, folks, that happened)… its important to understand why Banned Books Week is something we should all be aware of. 94 more words