Penguins, Toni Morrison and Harry Potter most challenged books of 2006
Topping the list was And Tango Makes Three, a tale of two male penguins parenting an egg from a mixed-sex penguin. Toni Morrison's novels Beloved and The Bluest Eye also made the list, but the most challenged books of the 21st century remain Harry Potter novelsCategories: Discussions, Publishing News, Book Lists
Categories: Discussions, Publishing News
Last week, there were many wagging tongues around the AP/Ipsos poll on American reading habits. There is, however, a thoughtful response to all of it at The Written Nerd. Rightfully pointed out, among other things, is that reading levels have actually gone up south of the border, and that how you frame a statistic has drastic consequences for the way in which it is understood.
Via: Pinky's Paperhaus.Categories: Discussions, websites
Back in April, Yann Martel began sending Prime Minister Stephen Harper one work of literature every month that would promote "stillness." The idea seems to be getting play outside the country, most recently with the Guardian UK book blog asking readers to suggest books that their own Prime Minister ought to read.Categories: Discussions, buzz, Authors
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