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A censored cover of All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto by George M. Johnson and NowThis Media support

Banned Books Week

As we face a critical point for literature in the U.S., where lawmakers and others are constantly fighting to ban books and censor authors, and NowThis are deeply committed to fighting censorship and elevating voices — especially those that are traditionally marginalized or underrepresented.

Scroll down for discounts on challenged books, details on community resources, and info on a special event to bring awareness to Banned Books Week.

Virtual Panel

Join and NowThis as we present a discussion
on the devastating effects book bans have in the U.S., featuring
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Mira Jacob, Brynne Rebele-Henry, George M. Johnson, and Daniel Jordan (co-owner of Pearl’s Books in Fayetteville, Arkansas).

Video Player placeholder reading Banned Books Panel - Premiering October 6th

Read Banned Books!

Get 15% Off these titles with the code BannedBooks23

Discount valid on select titles October 1st–31st


Want to get involved? Check out these resources below:

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Take action to help defend books from censorship and to stand up for the library staff, educators, writers, publishers, and booksellers who make them available.

Learn How to Fight Back!
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Contact decision makers and let your voice be heard, courtesy of Unite Against Banned Books.

Let Your Voice Be Heard!
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Find out which books are banned in your state through this interactive article from Harper’s Bazaar.

Use the code BannedBooks23 between now and 10/31 and get 15% off every title on the list!

Learn about Local Bans!
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Launched in 2012, NowThis has revolutionized how news today is consumed, and is the winner of an Academy Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and a Cannes Lions Award.

Censored books covers for Banned Books Week