A Banned Books Reading List

September 28, 2011 admin 1

Want a good starting point? According to the Banned Books Week web site, “More than 11,000 books have been challenged since 1982.” That’s an awful […]

Boy Bum Gets Book Banned

August 28, 2010 admin 4

You don’t often hear cries of “censorship!” in Canada, but when you do, it can get pretty silly. The most recent example is a good […]

Rushdie to Write About Fatwa

February 25, 2010 admin 0

More than 20 years after the Ayatollah Khomeini ordered him killed, knighted author Salman Rushdie has said he’s finally going to talk about the experience […]

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Mockingbird Debate Continues

August 19, 2009 admin 1

The debate around the removal of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel from a Brampton, Ontario, high school earlier this summer washed not only over Toronto-area […]