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Banned Books Awareness: Censorship is really about an escape from the truth

Banned Books Awareness: Censorship is really about an escape from the truth

Literature marks the times. Whether an epic historical fiction or a dime store yarn, a novel reflects the time in which it is published as much as it does the period it is set in. The intricacy and subject matter of t…

Banned Books Awareness: “Different Seasons”

Banned Books Awareness: “Different Seasons”

Stephen King is one of the most recognizable names in literature. His horror-filled library of tales like Carrie and The Shining are classics on bookshelves and on the silver screen. His intense dramas exploring the huma…

Banned Books Awareness: How will you celebrate your literary freedom?

Banned Books Awareness: How will you celebrate your literary freedom?

A little over one week from now will be the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week, the bibliophile’s annual celebration of the freedom to read, which this year takes place from September 30-October 6, 2012. Sometime…