Lemony Snicket: "Librarians have suffered enough"

Children's author, who has himself been 'falsely accused of crimes' wants to honour those who have stood up to pressure from would-be book banners.
"Librarians have suffered enough", according to Lemony Snicket, who is setting up a new annual US prize "honouring a librarian who has faced adversity with integrity and dignity intact".

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jan/31/lemony-snicket-prize-librarians-book-bans

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