#Banned Books

Comics Get Challenged, Too: Banned Books Week

It’s Banned Books Week in the US. During one week, we highlight our freedom to read and our right to ...

In Support of Banned Books Week: Quotes on Censorship

We’ve rounded up several important quotes about banning books and censorship in honor of Banned Books Week. It’s a national event founded in 1982 to ...

So You Want to Ban A Book: A Mad Libs Petition

It happens to the best of us: we need to alert authorities to the presence of a dangerous book among ...

Talking About Censorship: A Primer

According to a recent survey conducted by the Harris Poll, Americans are more comfortable with the idea of banning books ...

Chocolate Wars, Mr. Pucker, and Being a Banned Books Test Subject

I was a teenage guinea pig. Sometime around 1976, I was used by the Teton County School Board in what ...

What I Said When They Came for THE HANDMAID’S TALE

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

Don’t Ban Books Like Eleanor & Park. Teens Need Them.

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

14 Badass Banned Book Trading Cards

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

Western Literature on North Korea’s New Tablet

The North Korean government recently released its first-ever electronic tablet. The Samjiyon lacks Internet access, but can tune into local ...

14 Badass Banned Books Trading Cards

Last year, we celebrated Banned Books Week with a feature about the super cool and creative community art contest from our ...

What I Said When They Came for THE HANDMAID’S TALE

This post is part of our Margaret Atwood Riot Reading Day, a celebration of one of our favorite authors on the occasion of ...

“Listening to Books is Cheating” and 7 More Myths About Audiobooks

  A few years back, I found myself in a situation where I needed to fold 300 origami peacocks in ...

7 Awesome Original Banned Books Trading Cards

Nothing brings the literary community together like a week of celebrating our freedom to read, and few organizations know that better ...

EXCLUSIVE: Erica Jong on Writing and Collecting Banned Books

What a perfect way to wrap up Banned Books Week! A big thanks to the awesome team at Open Road Media ...

Celebrate Banned Books Week With a Virtual Read-Out

Banned Book Week is this week, from September 30th until October 6th. Many of us will participate by reading a ...