The 12 Weirdest Reasons For Banning Science Fiction and Fantasy Books


It's Banned Books Week! But people are trying to keep great books out of libraries and schools every hour of every day, year round. And often, people's reasons for challenging these titles are really, really... outlandish. Here are 12 SF and fantasy books that people have given incomprehensible reasons for banning. » 9/25/14 1:57pm 9/25/14 1:57pm

Sexy Librarians: The Appeal Is Ethical, Not Aesthetic

By now you've probably read about Wasilla, Alaska librarian Mary Ellen Baker, » 9/04/08 2:00pm 9/04/08 2:00pm who at then-mayor Sarah Palin's request, despite the risk of losing her job. But in case you weren't feeling impressed enough with librarians, has a - banned books week begins on September 26, people! - about another badass librarian…