Monthly Archives: October, 2015

Review: Sara Bareilles Sounds Like Me

I’m not a fan of celebrity autobiographies. I’ve found most of them to be either A) disappointingly dull or B) written (mostly) by somebody else. Not to sound morbid, but my favorite celebrity biographies are the post-mortem type, especially if the star led a sad life that culminated in a tragic, premature death. (I’ve lost …

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Authors Speak: Banned Books Week Wrap-Up

Today is the final day of Banned Books Week. I thought I would close out this blog series by sharing some quotes about censorship from authors whose books have been banned or challenged. The late Maya Angelou published her best-selling novel, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, in 1969. Despite its popularity and many …

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A Stolen Life, A Banned Book

There are just a couple of more days of Banned Books Week left, and there are so many things I wanted to say that I have not written about yet! So far, I have blogged about Judy Blume and Mark Twain, and their well-known, classic tomes. Today, I would like to talk about a much …

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