Banned Books Week 2018: Top Challenged Books

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Fight for your right to read!

This week is Banned Books Week, a week-long annual celebration that celebrates the freedom to read. Everyday, books are challenged and banned for their content, just because there is a chance that it might offend someone. So that is why the book community -librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and book lovers alike-come together to celebrate and value of free and open access to information. Everyone has the right to seek and express new ideas, even it turns out to be unpopular to some people.

So, here are the top challenged 10 books of 2017. Make sure to read these books in defiance:

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National Poetry Day

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Happy National Poetry Day! Although this is only recognized in the UK but that shouldn’t stop the rest of us from discovering, enjoying and sharing the true beauty of poetry. So, read a poem today or take the time to discover the genre altogether. Discover the greatness that poetry can emit. Continue reading “National Poetry Day”