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Banned Books Week Q&A

with the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada

Monday, Sept 19, 5-6pm

 

“There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running around with lit matches.” — Ray Bradbury

Challenged books keep good company. According to the Office for Intellectual Freedom, at least 46 of the Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century have been the target of ban attempts. From Truman Capote’s Masterpiece ‘In Cold Blood’ to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, ‘The Great Gatsby.’ See Full List

Stateside, book banning—and burning— is not a thing of the past. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982. Even Harry Potter has kindled some bonfires.

That’s why every year, libraries, schools, and book lovers come together for Banned Books Week (Sept 25 – Oct 1, 2016). Come celebrate America’s freedom to read:

Special Q&A with The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada

Monday, Sept 19, 5-6pm

at Grassroots Books, 660 E. Grove Street, Reno

The ACLU has opposed censorship in all its forms since 1920. From books and radio to film, television and the Internet.

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