Sunday, January 19

Over sensitive groups cause book bans

When I was young, carefree and in a Southern Baptist School, there was no finer pleasure than in stealing glimpses at the books banned by The Powers That Be. Read more...


Once-banned books, such as “The Catcher in the Rye,” “Fahrenheit 451″ and “To Kill a Mockingbird,” are now celebrated as esteemed literary works. Many of these books were banned for sexuality, violence, profanity and racism, among other reasons.

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