Literary Activism

My Book, Plus 300+ Others, Is Banned in Missouri: Book Censorship News, November 18, 2022

Missouri's bill has led to hundreds of books being pulled and not returned to shelves. That, plus this week's book…

3 months ago

No, Books Should Not Have Content Ratings Like Movies

In recent years, certain groups have demanded a more robust rating system for books, but there are many reasons this…

3 months ago

The Biased Online Book Ratings Systems Undermining Professional Review Sources: Book Censorship News, November 4, 2022

BookLooks, RatedBooks, and more biased online rating systems getting books banned. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

3 months ago

School Librarian Continues Defamation Law Suit; Champions First Amendment Rights of All

Librarian Amanda Jones, who lost her defamation lawsuit in September, is continuing the fight.

3 months ago

Book Banners are Weaponizing Legitimate Resources: Book Censorship News, October 28, 2022

Book banners are using resources meant to fight racism and promote inclusion for the exact opposite purpose.

3 months ago

How to Increase Your Information Literacy

Information literacy is one of the most essential tools to navigating modern society. Here are some ways to build yours.

3 months ago

Republicans Propose Federal “Don’t Say Gay” Bill: Book Censorship News, October 21, 2022

The "Stop Sexualizing Children" Act, proposed at the federal level, would be a national "Don't Say Gay" bill.

3 months ago

What’s a Book Sanctuary?: Book Censorship News, October 14, 2022

This week's book censorship news, plus a look at US public libraries declaring themselves upholders of the First Amendment Rights…

4 months ago

Book Riot Will Match Your Donation to Taller Salud for Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

From October 12-18, Book Riot will match donations to Taller Salud for hurricane relief to Puerto Rico up to $2500.…

4 months ago

Book Banners Insist They Don’t Ban Books: Book Censorship News, October 7, 2022

When asked to define the difference between book removal and book banning, censors simply can't do it.

4 months ago