Sunday, September 25, 2016

Reading Envy 068: Minisode for Banned Books Week

I kept talking everyone's ear off about Banned Books Week, so I decided to record a little miniature podcast about it. Let me know which banned or challenged books you are reading, and what you think about little minisodes like this one!

Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 068: Minisode - Banned Books Week.

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Books discussed:

Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence edited by Marion Dane Bauer
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kiklin
Into the River by Ted Dawe
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (read by Claire Danes!)
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Allison Bechdel
Out Loud: the Best of Rainbow Radio edited by Ed Madden and Candace Chellew-Hodge

(The rest of the books can be found in the links below.) 

ALA: Banned & Challenged Books - Diverse Content
We Need Diverse Books (aka #weneediversebooks) 
Slate Magazine: Banned Books Week is a Crock (2015)
LA Times: Alan Moore Graphic Novel Banned from South Carolina Library
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund statement on Necronomicon Banning
New Zealand Bans Young Adult Novel
ALA: Banned & Challenged Books - Classics

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