It’s Banned Books Week!
I think I speak for all of us when I say that challenging or banning books just makes us want to read them more. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week so far on the subject of books and censorship:Banned Books Week.org
The Top 10 Challenged Titles
Books Challenged or Banned 2012-2013
11 Quotes From Authors On Censorship & Banned Books
15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever
12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned
12 Signs You’re A Banned Book Reader
On the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book Challenges
America’s Most Surprising Banned Books
A Chat With Rainbow Rowell About Love and Censorship
Penguin Presents: Authors Stand Up for Free Speech
Patrick Ness’s Top 10 ‘Unsuitable’ Books for Teenagers
Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Author Ellen Hopkins
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Every Stephen King Novel Summarized in 140 Characters or Less -
One day, Max will have to explain to his grandchildren why he spent an entire Sunday writing this article.
I have so many books that I want to read,
but none that I want to read right now.
Therefore, I must buy more books.
Michael Chabon's Punk Record For Sale -
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shakespeare’s characters are more or less equally divided between “DO IT FOR THE VINE” and “YOU HAD ONE JOB”
My brain hums with scraps of poetry and madness. — Virginia Woolf (via petrichour)
(Source: observando, via enigmaticrose)