Thursday, February 22, 2007

More Scrotal Controversy...

Author Neil Gaiman posts his reaction to the school library censorship of Susan Patron's The Higher Power of Lucky. Gaiman sharply, humourously illustrates the absurdity of using the presence or absence of the word "scrotum" to distinguish between quality literature and "other" literature.

He also points to an excellent list of children's literature which also contains the word scrotum. Educational!

2 comments:

fahrenheit451moderator said...

I will be adding a link to your site from our web log. Fahrenheit 451: Banned Book Blog highlights banned or challenged books and other censorship issues. Just on time for Freedom to Read Week, we are issuing the "Banned Book Challenge." http://www.pelhamlibrary.blogspot.com
Visit the right sidebar to find the link to the information and registration page.

FLiF said...

Fabulous. Thank you.

We've posted about your challenge. I hope you get lots of participants!!