You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups. YCRT! News Roundup Japanese town puts up a replica of Michelangelo’s “David,” residents demand pants. Remember that guy who got Americans and Congress all worked up over comic books back in the 1950s? Turns out his “research” was bogus. Yakima, Washington area […]

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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. My local school district in Tucson, Arizona is at the center of a growing national and international scandal over the racially-motivated confiscation and banning of textbooks, novels, and plays.  I wrote about the district’s actions here and here.  To reach […]

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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. “What is the criteria for banning a book? Who gets to make that decision? Is it one person’s opinion? Everyone sees things differently; where will it stop?”  Ignoring district procedures for making decisions about restricting student access to books, school superintendent […]

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