Steinbeck's Masterpiece Faces Censure Threat

Steinbeck's Masterpiece Faces Censure Threat; Publishers Union of Turkey protested upon a request by a national education ministry commission in Izmir province to censor John Steinbeck's "Of mice and man".

Publishers Union of Turkey protested upon a request by a national education ministry commission in Izmir province to censure John Steinbeck's masterpiece "Of mice and man".
"We are finding it hard to understand that actually ministry officials formed a commission to investigate the book for moral standards and then propose censorship on it," the union said in a statement. "This is another embarrassing example of the censure mentality in Turkey. And hopefully it will be the last one."

Read more about it at: http://www.bianet.org/english/youth/143251-steinbecks-masterpiece-faces-censure-threat

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