Banned Books: Message Rewind

I share this sto­ry because it’s at the heart of the prob­lem with cur­rent mes­sag­ing about banned books.


Ban­ning books, rip­ping them from class­room shelves, de-fac­­to cen­sor­ship at the point of publication—what the bleep is going on, here? Okay. I’ll try to calm down, but the effort required is tremen­dous. Deep breaths. Let me begin, again. When I was a lit­tle girl, I was an avid read­er. The library was my sanc­tu­ary, and story […]