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Banned Books Week, September 19, 2011

"Ideas are dangerous for people who are in little boxes," observes Bette Greene, whose young adult novel The Drowning of Stephan Jones—which deals candidly with homophobia—has been challenged in a number of places throughout the country. And Green is not alone, many Open Road authors have had similar experiences—including William Styron, Pat Conroy, Jean Craighead George, and Terry Southern. In this special new video learn the true stories behind the efforts to ban The Confessions of Nat Turner, Candy, and Julie of the Wolves, books that many consider

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