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Sherman Alexie Talks About Banned Books

“The problem isn’t that one parent doesn’t want their kid to read the book. The problem is they want to control what every kid reads. I have no objection to a parent not wanting their kid to read my book. But when they try to control a school’s curriculum, that’s when the fight is on. So the second they try to make it a policy, no, I can’t think of when it’s acceptable because whatever the text, you can teach and learn from it.”

more at the National Coalition Against Censorship’s blog▸▸

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