According to the American Library Association, Saturday, September 21, marks the first day of Banned Books Week. For the past 21 years the ALA along with several other co-sponsors have been exalting free speech and expression by commemorating one's right to read anything. Fighting tenaciously against the closed-minded minions who attempt to have books removed from the shelves of libraries and taken off the curriculum of classrooms around the nation, the ALA urges cities to stage read-outs, continuous readings of titles that have been banned or challenged. Topping the list of "currently challenged classics" are F.... More >>>