My top 5 ‘scandalous’ reads | #bannedbooksweek 2018

So today is the last day of Banned Books Week. This is an annual event which celebrates the freedom to read, and highlights the value of having open access information. It brings together readers all over the world, as well as people from every corner of the book community - librarians, teachers, publishers, authors - …

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Inclusivity in a Whitewashed World | Leaky Lit Panel

I recently attended Leakycon in Dublin, which for those who don't know, is a Harry Potter convention and a bloody darn good one at that. Part of that, the Leakylit track, hosts a variety of panels where authors and readers alike can discuss issues such as how Harry Potter influenced literature to how privilege and …

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