Books, Law

Banned book week

In Indianapolis this week a series of events are being run as a protest against books being banned in the United States. This includes the reading of a letter sent to the Chairman of the Drake High School Board in North Dakota in 1973, after 32 copies of the novel Slaughterhouse-5 were burned in the school’s furnace. A copy of that letter from the author of the novel, Kurt Vonnegut, appears below. Continue reading