LitStack

for the love of all things wordy

Home /
Banned Books Week: Authors on Censorship
;

Banned Books Week: Authors on Censorship

We know how most readers feel about censorship, and we certainly know how proponents feel about censorship–roughly translated, it sounds like “BAN ALL THE BOOKS!” and smells a bit like char and sulfur. Click through the gallery for quotes from Mark Twain to Neil Gaiman, then tell us in the comments what your favorite commentary […]

We know how most readers feel about censorship, and we certainly know how proponents feel about censorship–roughly translated, it sounds like “BAN ALL THE BOOKS!” and smells a bit like char and sulfur. Click through the gallery for quotes from Mark Twain to Neil Gaiman, then tell us in the comments what your favorite commentary on censorship is.

 


– Mark Twain

[via buzzfeed]

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

3 responses to “Banned Books Week: Authors on Censorship”

  1. ACrezo says:

    My favorite is definitely Ray Bradbury's. If anyone can speak eloquently about book burning/banning, it's that guy.

  2. jenmessner@gmail.com' Jennifer says:

    Love Max Lerner's "to reject the word is to reject the human search".

  3. TravelerGal says:

    Everyone should post this piece on FB pages…I think we need to be reminded of what makes (is supposed to make) America a shining light in the free world. These guys (and girls) got it right.

Leave a Reply