September 23, 2013

Banned Books Week - Whatcha Reading?

In honor of Banned Books Week, which banned book will you be reading?

I am re-reading Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, banned for expressive sensual themes, sexual imagery, and "a certain air of mild defiance."


  1. lol Leaves of Grass is defiant? Who knew??

  2. I am not familiar with this poetry but I'd like to read more American poets so it's one I'll consider.

  3. Happy Banned Books Week! I'm reading Beloved; I've always been kind of intimidated by Morrison, so this is the perfect time to challenge myself to read her!

  4. I'm also reading Beloved.
    It's incredible how many books were, and are still, banned. I've found a list (although admittedly a good few of these were just challenged)


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