“Banned Books” Item Of The Day

It seems like we have one of these every day, so I guess today’s book ban story comes from Kansas City where “concerned parents” are asking that books such as Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon and Tobias Wolff’s This Boy’s Life be removed from reading lists, and of course the school’s policy is being “evaluated.” Soon the kids will be reading books about pink elephants flying over fluffy clouds and noone will be upset, ever, and everyone will be happy, happy, happy. Ugh.

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