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Tintin Controversy

October 3, 2007 admin 0

At the start of the year I reported on a special celebration of the Tintin comics in France to mark what would have been writer […]

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Read a Banned Book. Now

October 3, 2007 admin 0

Though a whisper of controversy caresses Banned Books Week this year, the spirit of the beast remains untouched. From the American Library Association’s Web site: […]

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Lest They Forget

April 10, 2007 admin 0

I must have read Mark Mathabane’s moving autobiography, Kaffir Boy, pretty close to the time it was first published in the mid-1980s. I remember the […]

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Naked Stars Get Nixed

February 17, 2007 admin 0

Superstars, a book by New York-based Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee has been banned in the photographer’s home country. According to the Khaleej Times, the book […]