Let me provide some context for why Portlanders do not want Ngo’s book in a bookstore that prides itself on being a Portland staple and how Powell’s response is not appeasing many residents.
On September 27, as Ooligan students packed their book bags for the first day of fall classes, publishers, bookstores, schools, and libraries around the country were gearing up for the thirty-third annual Banned Books Week. Begun in 1982 as a campaign against attempts to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week has grown […]
Clean Reader‘s tagline is, “Read books, not profanity.” Created by Jared and Kirsten Maughan after their daughter came home sad about the language in a book she was reading, the app obscures offensive words in ebooks with a small blue dot. In Clean Reader, “offensive” words range anywhere from “swear words” to “clinical terms for […]