03 outubro, 2008

Food for thought

Thought on a diet:

A American Library Association celebra a sua Banned Books Week.
De lá retirei esta lista:

The 10 most challenged books of 2007 reflect a range of themes, and are:
  1. And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson/Peter Parnell
    Reasons: Anti-Ethnic, Sexism, Homosexuality, Anti-Family, Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to Age Group
  2. The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier
    Reasons: Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Violence
  3. Olive’s Ocean, by Kevin Henkes
    Reasons: Sexually Explicit and Offensive Language
  4. The Golden Compass, by Philip Pullman
    Reasons: Religious Viewpoint
  5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
    Reasons: Racism
  6. The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
    Reasons: Homosexuality, Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language,
  7. TTYL, by Lauren Myracle
    Reasons: Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group
  8. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou
    Reasons: Sexually Explicit
  9. It’s Perfectly Normal, by Robie Harris
    Reasons: Sex Education, Sexually Explicit
  10. The Perks of Being A Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky
    Reasons: Homosexuality, Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group

4 comentários:

Once disse...

já o "range of reasons" .. deixa algo a desejar.

:) bom fim de semana por aí

mike disse...

A Associação de Livreiros inventou uma forma de promover alguns livros e seduzir os consumidores a comprá-los. Como será que se diz em inglês "com a verdade me enganas"?

L. Rodrigues disse...

Mike, amigo, o povo está contigo,
mas library é bibliotecas....

mike disse...

Ai o meu inglês, L... Agradeço a correcção. E sendo bibliotecas, então a minha suspeição não se aplica. Ou calhando...