Huzzah! “Robopocalypse” to Remain in Knox County Schools

By |2020-01-03T13:49:38-05:00October 16th, 2012|Blog|

Score one for the robots freedom to read supporters! A seven-person committee in the Hardin Valley Academy, in Knox County, TN has decided that Daniel H. Wilson's "Robopocalypse" should stay in the school's curriculum. The best-selling science fiction book about a hostile robot takeover was selected as the STEM Academy's summer read to keep students engaged in a light but [...]

“Fifty Shades” of Free Speech FTW!

By |2020-01-03T13:47:41-05:00May 29th, 2012|Blog|

Three weeks ago, the National Coalition Against Censorship heard that the bestselling erotic novel had been unceremoniously pulled from library shelves in Brevard County, FL, supposedly at the prerogative of one individual. There had been no complaints by patrons--on the contrary, many were waiting to get their hands on a copy of the book that has been a crazy hit, largely with [...]

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