Librarians & Booksellers Reject New Novel For Political Correctness
Anonymous Patron writes "John Dale's young adult novel, "Army of the Pure" has already won critical acclaim, but librarians decided that they wouldn't carry it based on some ideas it contains, so the publisher (Scholastic Australia) was forced to axe the book. I've never heard of literary works being refused by librarians because of their contents, an idea I consider shocking and appalling. Bookstores were in on it too, but librarians played a strong part. In this so-called age of information freedom, I wonder how many other literary works are being quietly censored because librarians don't want to offend certain groups? (They seem to have no trouble offending certain other groups on a regular basis...)"