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Amazon’s Kindle: A New Way to Burn Books?

“Empty Bookshelves.” (Library for the Faculty of Philology at the Free University Berlin, Germany. Architect: Norman Foster.) Photo by svenwerk.Kindle e-reader: A Trojan horse for free thought Amazon and other e-media aggregators know that digital text is the irrational exuberance … finish reading Amazon’s Kindle: A New Way to Burn Books?

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Jonah Raskin : Red Bard: ‘The Poems of Mao Zedong’

If I had to compare Mao to an American I’d say he was akin to Whitman, though I’d add that Whitman’s lines are longer, that the rhythms feel different and the voices aren’t the same. Mao is never as tender … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Red Bard: ‘The Poems of Mao Zedong’

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BANNED BOOKS : ‘Grapes Of Wrath’ And The Politics of Book Burning

Clell Pruett burns a copy of The Grapes Of Wrath as Bill Camp and another leader of the Associated Farmers stand by. At the time this photograph was taken, Pruett had not read the novel. Years later, after he read … finish reading BANNED BOOKS : ‘Grapes Of Wrath’ And The Politics of Book Burning

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‘Burn Baby Burn’ : Fight Censorship During ‘Banned Books Week’

September 27 – October 4, 2008. . .Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read! See ‘Burn, Baby, Burn: On “Fahrenheit 451” and why good democracy should make you feel bad’ by Josh Rosenblatt, Below. Banned Books Week is the … finish reading ‘Burn Baby Burn’ : Fight Censorship During ‘Banned Books Week’

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Go Tell Sarah : Celebrate the Freedom to Read

Banned Books WeekCelebrating the Freedom to ReadSeptember 27–October 4, 2008Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, this annual ALA event reminds Americans not to take this … finish reading Go Tell Sarah : Celebrate the Freedom to Read

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