Find a Challenged or Banned Book at the University of Victoria

Susan Henderson from the University of Victoria shared this wonderful Freedom to Read Week event: The University of Victoria Libraries and Bookstore are organizing a special campus event to celebrate the 26th year of Freedom to Read Week. We really liked the BookCrossing idea on the FTRW website so we now have 26 campus representatives…

2010: Make every day a banned book day

Genny Bourdages has an interesting New Year resolution for 2010. She’s going to read banned or challenged books. Lots of them. She’s also created a facebook group to start discussion about banned books and to track her progress and thoughts about reading banned and challenged book titles. The group is open to anyone. Full details…

2024 and the future of book banning

There’s a great article in Slate about Kindle, Amazon’s e-book machine, and the company’s technical ability to remotely delete content on an individual’s machine. The same goes for Iphones, and many of the other technical toys that are becoming part of our lives. Farhad Manjoo writes, “As our media libraries get converted to 1’s and…