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You Can’t Read That!

YCRT! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups.

Is your child’s teacher thinking about sex? Right this minute?

Smutty-minded parents in Ohio clamor for a high school teacher to be fired after she writes a novel with sex in it Same thing (Pennsylvania, last year)

Michigan educators stand [...]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring news about banned and challenged books.

Yes, Virginia, They Still Ban Books in Tucson, Arizona.

The American Library Association, which recently concluded its annual Banned Books Week campaign, is sometimes accused of banning books that right-wing and religious groups would like to see [...]

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An Editor, an Editor, My Kingdom for an Editor

I finished my first real ebook yesterday. Wait a minute, I hear you saying, you’ve been using an electronic reader for more than a year now and must have read a lot of ebooks. True, but this time I’m talking about a dedicated ebook, published through Amazon and offered as a $2.99 Kindle download. The [...]

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Back on the Bike, Grab Bag in Hand

I’m insanely jealous of a friend in Marin County who got serious about bicycling this year and lost all kinds of weight. So insanely jealous that I actually got on my bicycle this morning and rode 8.5 miles. A few months ago, before the summer heat descended upon Tucson, I’d been riding two to three [...]

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Tuesday Bag o’ Links

How’s that Nook e-reader I got for my birthday last year working out? Glad you asked. Over the past year my reading has been about 25% Nook, 75% book (I keep a record of the books I’ve read, and I actually counted). That strikes me as about right: e-books cost money and library books are [...]

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