Banned Books Week 2019

A great informative blog post about “Banned and Challenged Book Week,” sponsored by the American Library Association.

Paving My Author's Road

Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark_thumbnail Credit image: ALA (American Library Association)

Are you ready for Banned Books Week? It starts this weekend, from Sunday, September 22, 2019 to Saturday, September 28, 2019.

As always, it comes as a surprise and crying shame that an event as Banned Books Week is needed. To ban a book, to censor it, goes against the advancement of human social and cultural development. It goes against the very definition of what civilization entails.

What’s next? Becoming a civilization where firemen will be burning books like in Fahrenheit 451? Why? Because it contains LGBTQIA+ content, profanity, drug use, violence, etc. 

For generally reflecting the community around us. And providing differing viewpoints, that could lead to empathy and enlightenment. And evolvement of our current thinking.

What can we do about it? Follow the link to learn more about theALA(American Library Association). It’s annualBanned Books Week and how to get…

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