Every September, I look over the new list and sigh, “How could anyone object to these great-looking books?” This year, instead of just sighing, I read all the books. The experience introduced me to some great new titles and, by implication, the anxieties of too many censorial Americans.
Source: For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me. – The Washington Post
Ron Charles, Washington Post book critic, on Banned Books Week.