Banned Books Week 2008

It’s that time again! Sept 27 – Oct 4, 2008 is Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week is technically an American celebration as it’s hosted by the ALA but you can celebrate where ever you live! Last year I held a mini-challenge and had a daily post during the week about banned books and other… Read More »

Banned Books Week

1*This is a sticky post, scroll down for newest posts** Sept 29 – Oct 6, 2007 is Banned Books Week! Wanna celebrate? I’m offering a mini-challenge, it’s really simple. Read any banned book during those dates! If you write a review, come back here and sign the comments (or Mr. Linky if I can figure… Read More »

Banned Books Week: Day 7

Well it’s the last day of Banned Books Week. I hope at least one person enjoyed the information and links I’ve provided this week. I hope I’ve inspired you read a banned book too! For today, I’ll feature what some authors and famous people have to say about book banning: Censorship from Judy Blume“There were… Read More »

Banned Books Week – Day 6

Two more reviews of banned books are up on the sticky post, be sure to look. If anyone else read a banned book this week, whether you were doing it for my mini-challenge or not, let me know so I can link to it. Today’s topic is censorship of other items, besides books. A Brief… Read More »

Banned Books Week – Day 5

Banned Books Week is actually an American holiday. For us Canadians, we have Freedom to Read week which is celebrated February 24 – March 1 (at least in 2008.) You can bet I’ll be reading more banned books then too! Although I’m Canadian I wanted to celebrate Banned Books Week with everyone else, however today,… Read More »

Banned Books Week: Day 4

Well I’m all finished Animal Farm by George Orwell just like I said I would be. The review is here. Today I’ll just be sharing some interesting Banned Book Related Links: Fahrenheit 451 – Banned Books – blog of a library on banned books Banned Books 411 – just started, trying to get conversation going… Read More »

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Stars: **** This book was read for the Banned Books Week Mini-Challenge. First you should know I’m the furthest thing from a history buff. I find history boring and in general prefer to look to the future. It is because of this that I have no idea who Stalin or Trotsky are. To me this… Read More »