It's Banned Books Week--the time of year to think of censored classics like J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye ("obscene"), Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer ("a cesspool") and Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita ("one of the filthiest books I've ever read"), and chuckle at the puritanical sensibilities of ... More >>
Mike Bloomberg has already come under fire for just about every aspect of the late-night raid that cleared Occupy Wall Street out of Zuccotti last week. From reports of police violence, to keeping members of the press from observing the action, to disregarding a restraining order reopening the park, ... More >>
Wednesday, September 28, at 7 p.m., at Housing Works Bookstore
Living large in Y.A.
A new movement to send a caravan of uncensored books to the people of Cuba
A library defies Castro and the American Library Association on Freedom to Read
But there's still not a dissenting word from America's book publishers and literati
'What Does Hentoff Know of the Real Cuba?'
Castro's Judges Burn Books 'Lacking Usefulness'
Castro's 'Free' Universal Education
Books to Overthrow Castro?
Is Victor Arroyo a 'Traitor to Cuba'?
Abandoned by the American Library Association
'Everyone in This Room Is a Suspect'
Where's the Press?
While the Ruins of the World Trade Center Smoldered, the Bush Administration Launched an Assault on the Constitution
Has the Attorney General Been Reading Franz Kafka?
Why Hate is Hot
Feds to Big Apple: Forget Neighborhood Stations