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Forbidden Reads

I bet you thought that Banned Books Week would slip by without a mention from me; no chance of that. This week, September 22 through 28 is once again set aside to recognize the threat of censorship to any society. … Continue reading

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The Final Test of Truth Is Ridicule

Today I wish that I could be in Paris to participate in the march commemorating the victims of this week’s terror attacks. I’m sure that many, if not most of you, feel the same way. But it’s even more important … Continue reading

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Salman Rushdie Says Thanks

Salman Rushdie recently issued an open letter to independent booksellers expressing his gratitude for their long support of his work. The image below offers the full text of his message. “I have never ceased to be grateful for what the … Continue reading

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Salman Rushdie Hates The Plan

Author Salman Rushdie, along with more than 700 writers, scholars, publishers and artists, has sent a scathing letter to the President of the New York Public Library (see below) protesting the city’s $300 million restructuring planĀ for the flagship 42nd Street … Continue reading

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