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Stop Thinking That

Posted by Michael Dolan on April 15, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Authors and publishers continue to point with pride when they make the American Library Association’s list of most complained about books.  It was 311 books in 2014.   The association said the complaints were about books straying from mainstream thought: “sex, drug use, homosexual themes, politics and offensive language.”   Author of the most complained […]

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Books Are Dangerous

Posted by Michael Dolan on September 26, 2013 in Uncategorized |

Banned books week is Sept 22 – 28.  The Office of Intellectual Freedom reports 464 challenges in 2012.  Here are the 10 Most Unwanted:   Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey Reasons: Offensive language, unsuited for age group The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie Reasons: Offensive language, racism, sexually explicit, […]

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It’s Banned Books Week. Let’s Party!!!

Posted by Michael Dolan on October 2, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Celebrate Sept. 30 – Oct. 6.  This year’s “10 most challenged titles”: ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle Reasons: offensive language; religious viewpoint; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group The Color of Earth (series), by Kim Dong HwaReasons: nudity; sex education; sexually explicit; unsuited to age group The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne CollinsReasons: […]

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