Bookshop.org and NowThis Media support
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, Bookshop.org 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.
Join Bookshop.org 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).
Want to get involved? Check out these resources below:
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.
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!
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