Posted on December 1, 2022 at 10:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Publishers Weekly shared a few pieces of note for those following the rise in book challenges across the US. The...

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Posted on November 17, 2022 at 11:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

PEN America reports that almost three hundred books have been banned in Missouri school districts since August. The freedom-of-expression organization...

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Posted on November 2, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett's book deal will remain on. Penguin Random House said Monday that it was still...

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Posted on November 1, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Books Unbanned bus tour has completed its nearly month-long journey around the United States, handing out copies of challenged...

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Posted on October 29, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Keri Blakinger, now a journalist, served a prison sentence after being caught in possession of heroin. So she's not unaccustomed...

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Posted on October 20, 2022 at 9:18 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bestselling romance author Nora Roberts has responded to a library in need, yet again. This time, reports Literary Hub, it’s...

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Posted on October 5, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this year, several media outlets including NPR reported on a federal lawsuit filed by angry library patrons in Llano...

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Posted on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Chicago Public Library launched a local effort to fight book bans and challenges — but it's also welcoming anyone...

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Posted on September 25, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Banned Books Week 2022 wrapped up yesterday, but if you want to extend the commemoration, here you go ... The...

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Posted on September 23, 2022 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Politico reported yesterday that there are federal efforts to stem the tide of book restrictions and bans. Democrats have prepared...

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