One of literature’s best qualities is its ability to start difficult conversations. But at Writer’s Relief, we know that very same quality has led to books being challenged or even banned. Banned Books Week (September 23-29) celebrates these books and the freedom to...
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Once upon a time, book banning (and book burning!) involved books that were considered too dangerous for children or adults. But these days, books that are banned tend to be those written for young adult and child readers—not for adults. What makes discussions of...
You may think that the days of book banning went out with antimacassars and gramophones—but not so. Contemporary authors continue to see their books placed on “do not read” lists. Here are just a few writers who have been on the banned books blacklist in recent years:...
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