Ban This Book Now!: The Politics and Power of Book Bans

Ban This Book Now!: The Politics and Power of Book Bans

by Cara Cusack
Ban This Book Now!: The Politics and Power of Book Bans

Ban This Book Now!: The Politics and Power of Book Bans

by Cara Cusack
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Overview

"Ban This Book Now!: The Politics and Power of Book Bans" starts with a cheeky, sarcastic introduction that might have you chuckling, but the humor quickly gives way to a compelling investigation into a serious issue - book banning. This incisive examination takes you on an enlightening tour of the categories of book bans, showcasing the specific titles that have fallen prey to censorship, and the motivations behind these actions.

As you journey through its pages, this book exposes the real costs of book bans - to education, to diversity, to the free flow of ideas, and to the intellectual growth of individuals and societies. It probes the driving forces behind censorship, from political ideologies to cultural conservatism, and unpacks the often veiled reasons for each prohibition.

"Ban This Book Now" delves into the disquieting consequences of suppressing literature. It spotlights the implications for critical thinking, academic freedom, and societal progress when certain narratives are silenced. It raises pressing questions about what is at stake when the powerful decide which stories get to be told and which don't.

The book concludes with a powerful call to action, detailing ways readers can combat book bans and fight for intellectual freedom. It is a clarion call to resist the erasure of diverse voices in literature.

Satirical, yet sincere, "Ban This Book Now!" is a crucial read for book lovers, educators, and anyone passionate about preserving freedom of thought. The book challenges, educates, and inspires readers to acknowledge the silent war against literature and to rise up against censorship.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781088208663
Publisher: Cara Cusack Books
Publication date: 07/03/2023
Pages: 88
Sales rank: 779,950
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.18(d)
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