Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Following in Frank's Banned-BookSteps:

This is, according to its headline, another take on the phenomenon.

The piece cites Fahrenheit 451 as an example of an adaptation of a banned book; but, banned books and censored films — issuing from, ultimately, subjective rulings — have always been available, one way or another (usually at an inflated price). Is there such a creature as a white market? I can think of a handful of examples in both media; but, my knowledge of such items is woefully inadequate (because I have banned anything to do with banning from my parallel worldview).

Fortunately, such is not the case with the American Library Association which, as part of its contribution to "Banned Books Week," provides surfers with a comprehensive overview of [deleted by the PCeity] . . .

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