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Monday, 29 September 2008
Banned Books Week
This week (Sept 28 - Oct 4) is Banned Books Week. Banned Books week is an annual event that celebrates freedom to read or the freedom to express one's opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them. To see a list of books that others have attempted to ban, view The American Library Association's list of Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books in 2000-2007.
Celebrate your freedom to read by selecting a book from a list of banned books available at the Logan Library.
Posted By Logan Library at 3:22 PM
Want to visit another country but can't afford the plane ticket? Do the next best thing and pay a visit through a book. Our World Cultures booklist has some suggested books to get you started on your literary travels. If you would rather read something with a more familiar landscape, take a look at our Books and Reading page for more suggestions.
Posted By Logan Library at 10:53 AM
Wednesday, 13 August 2008
2008 Hugo Awards
The Hugo Awards for excellence in the field of Science Fiction and Fantasy were announced this week. The award for the best novel went to the Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon. Visit the Hugo Awards website to see the complete list of winners.
Posted By Logan Library at 2:08 PM
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