• 7 Books By 7 Writers From Countries Affected By Trump’s Travel Ban

    7 Books By 7 Writers From Countries Affected By Trump’s Travel Ban0

    “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”—Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray 1. Iran: My Father’s Notebook: A Novel of Iran by Kader Abdolah “A stunning and ambitious novel by a singular literary talent, My Father’s Notebook is at once a masterful chronicle of a

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  • 15 Reminders Why We Love Banned Books Week

    15 Reminders Why We Love Banned Books Week0

    Banned Books Week is an annual event held during the last week of September. Celebrating the freedom to read, it draws attention to actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States. According to the American Library Association, more than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982. In 2014, 311 challenges were reported to

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  • 11 Important Banned Books Throughout History

    11 Important Banned Books Throughout History0

    Year: 1928-1960 Book: Lady Chatterley’s Lover Country: UK Reason: Language and depictions of sexual intercourse   Year: 1931 Book: The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland Country: China Reason: They did not care for the talking animals   Year: 1932–1937 Book: Brave New World Country: Ireland and Australia Reason: Too much sex in the Brave New

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