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It's Banned Books Week! Do you read banned books?

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Poll Results: 712 votes
32%
Yes!
 
26%
I don't know
 
20%
Sometimes
 
15%
No!
 
8%
Other
 



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Nicole L.
Sunday August 31, 2014, 5:33 PM


Yes.

Natasha Salgado
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 5:35 PM


If they interest me yes.

Anna Wang
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 10:36 AM


yes

Anne M.
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 5:13 AM


Who knows?

Mike H.
Sunday August 24, 2014, 8:45 PM


No they're banned

Sue H.
Saturday August 23, 2014, 5:59 PM


Have done.

Francesca A-S
Friday August 22, 2014, 5:03 PM


No idea, maybe one that I started reading was banned a while ago when it was first published but that's about it.

Anne M.
Friday August 22, 2014, 4:29 AM


Sounds interesting! And I don´t know the answer.

Sarah Ellissa Markey
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 12:28 AM


“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us. If the book we're reading doesn't wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? So that it will make us happy, as you write? Good Lord, we would be happy precisely if we had no books, and the kind of books that make us happy are the kind we could write ourselves if we had to. But we need books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. That is my belief.”


― Franz Kafka

Sandy G.
Thursday August 14, 2014, 12:30 PM


Every chance I get. If the religious right is against it, it's probably good food for thought.



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