September 25 to October 2 is Banned Book Week. Big Brother has been banning books for years. Read a banned book!
Absolutely... I am reading "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou in honor of its frequently banned book status!
I am confused, could someone please explain me the book ban thingy.
Schools, libraries, towns, and sometimes governments ban different books for different reasons. Some because they are violent, some for language, some because they contain ideas that people are uncomfortable with. Banning books is terrible. The Catcher in the Rye has been banned in the past, though it is a great piece of literature. Check out the link for more information.
I recently read Cinderella to my granddaughters - and yes, it's been banned before!
I read "Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie a long time back - I think it is still banned in India. But frankly speaking, the writing is highly irreverent - even calling for trouble.
by ptosis 5 years ago
Banned book; would that make you want to read it just because it's banned?Latif Yahia who was Uday Saddams's look alike and is what the movie, "The Devil's Double" is about has a new book called "The Black Hole" which has been banned in books stores in the US. - I didn't even...
by Elyse Maupin-Thomas 15 months ago
What are your thoughts on challenging and banning books?To clarify: challenging a book is to attempt to restrict a material based on the disapproval of a group. Banning is removing the materials entirely. Top reasons for challenging books include offensive language and sexually explicit...
by IzzyM 6 years ago
As one of the many hubbers who offered to help, we are too late, Hello, Hello has been banned.http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/90429We have lost a wonderful hubber
by USMCwifey09 8 years ago
There is always an ongoing debate over what should or shouldn't be taught in schools. I'm simply curious as to what fellow hubbers think. So, feel free to jump in!
by Yves 2 years ago
Is anyone else here feeling pretty much turned off by the elitist moderators on HubPages?Their explanations for allowing some questions to stand and banning others are beyond lame. Then there is that "thing" of banning decent people without explanation and choosing not to respond to...
by mandybeau4 9 years ago
Mandy that is horrible!! I don't know what is happening to HP ,
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