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Since we last wrote about Ahmed Naji, the Egyptian writer sentenced to two years in prison for explicit content in his novel The Use of Life, there has been an… Read more »
In 2013, the Washington Post’s T. Rees Shapiro profiled Laura Murphy, a Fairfax County, Virginia parent, whose son, Blake Murphy, was assigned Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved for his… Read more »
Over the past few years, MobyLives has been reporting on increased government censorship and harassment of writers in Egypt. Now, the situation appears to be worsening, with alarming incidents following each… Read more »
Topics discussed: National Basketball Association, podcasts, In Our Time, Melvyn Bragg, You Must Remember This, Charles Manson, Karina Longworth, President Obama, WTF with Marc Maron, The Bugle, John Oliver, The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, W.… Read more »
Last week we covered the removal of nature words from Oxford Junior Dictionary and Oxford University Press’s new policy regarding culturally sensitive subjects; discussing the week’s news yesterday, Alex Shephard… Read more »
A father in Gilford, NH was arrested for disorderly conduct at a school board meeting, while protesting the sexual content in Jodi Picoult’s Nineteen Minutes, which had been assigned to… Read more »
After so much talk about scary new forms of censorship, it’s interesting to reflect on the halcyon days when prudish customs officials were sometimes all we had to worry about. David… Read more »