Free Expression Daily Digest: Fri, October 23
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PEN America: Suspension of Wayne State University Professor for Social Media Post a “Blatant Overreaction” https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-suspension-of-wayne-state-university-professor-for-social-media-post-a-blatant-overreaction/
14 books—including Toni Morrison’s Beloved—have been banned from Spotsylvania School Libraries in #Virginia by a superintendent who insists the books he is banning are not being banned. #BannedBooks #FreeTheBooks #FreedomToRead https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/14-books-being-removed-from-spotsylvania-school-libraries/3317248/?_osource=db_npd_nbc_wrc_twt_shr
When tragedy came to Nashville, Ann Patchett, the bestselling author and owner of @ParnassusBooks1, did what booksellers do — invited people in. https://pen.org/ann-patchett-school-shooting/