Sunday, 27 September 2009

Banned Book Week

Every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. It celebrates "the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them. After all, intellectual freedom can exist only where these two essential conditions are met" (ALA).

Getting ready to promote Banned Book Week. Visit my wiki, Eclection, for details.

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