New Times / Street Talk
What's your favorite banned book, and why?
“The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, because it’s very real, and she’s really expressive on a variety of important topics.”
“Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. It’s just one of my favorite books, period—I have it memorized.”
“The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. I was a children’s librarian when it came out and it was great to finally have a book that would appeal to boys.”
regional librarian for the coastal libraries, and SLO library manager
“Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown. It’s a spectacular book; it highlighted an issue that some people didn’t even realize was an issue.”
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