8 Reasons We Should Listen To Book Banners

Column by Peter Derk
Sometimes a friendly ear can save a book.
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7 Books Challenged On The Eve Of Banned Books Week

News by Peter Derk September 23, 2014
7 books for high school readers come under fire in Texas.
New Goodreads Policy Ruffles Feathers — But is it Censorship?

New Goodreads Policy Ruffles Feathers — But is it Censorship?

News by Dean Fetzer September 25, 2013
In a controversial move, the social book networking site has started targeting reviews and ‘shelves’ which focus on an ‘author’s behavior’, rather than on their books.
YA Fiction Increasingly Targeted by the Book Censors

YA Fiction Increasingly Targeted by the Book Censors

News by Dean Fetzer September 24, 2013
The American Library Association has revealed that attempts to ban books are “increasingly driven by the desire to protect teenagers from tales of sex, drugs and suicide in young adult fiction”.

Should Some Books Be Banned?

Column by Cath Murphy October 19, 2012
Book bans are the work of oppressive dictatorships and should be resisted, right? Maybe it isn't that simple.
They'll Never Take Our Freadom: Banned Books Week Starts Soon

They'll Never Take Our Freedom!: Banned Books Week Starts Soon

News by Dave Reuss
Celebrate by reading a book that a bunch of squares tried to censor.
Author To Spend Week In Jail Made Of Books

My Own Prison: Author To Spend Week In Jail Made Of Books

News by Dave Reuss August 16, 2012
In a move rich with symbolism, an author will spend Banned Books Week in a prison of his own making.