On Censorship: A Public Librarian Examines Cancel Culture in the US

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Fulcrum Publishing
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4.96 X 7.87 X 0.39 inches | 0.3 pounds

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About the Author
James LaRue has been a public library director for many years, as well as a weekly newspaper columnist and cable TV host. From January 2016 to November 2018, he was director of the Freedom to Read Foundation, and ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom. He has written, spoken, and consulted extensively on intellectual freedom issues, leadership and organizational development, community engagement, and the future of libraries. He lives in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
"Jamie LaRue's writing on book banning and censorship is a clean, sharp compass needle pointing to the truth." --Sarah Brannen, author of Uncle Bobby's Wedding.
"Offering invaluable insight into the issue, this work is not only for librarians, but for anyone trying to make sense of our conflicted, over-heated, and often-exasperating modern world." --BlueInk Review.
"An insightful and humorous look into the complex issues of censorship, Jamie LaRue's book is at times intellectually and emotionally challenging - like all of the best books should be." --R. Alan Brooks, Comics Creator & Professor and Professor of Graphic Narrative at Regis University.
"On Censorship is a tribute to the quiet courage of librarians and the essential role of the library in the public square. Jamie [LaRue] is a heroic leader in defending and supporting librarians and libraries everywhere." --Pam Sandlian Smith, Information Entrepreneur
"On Censorship relates a masterful story that illuminates a bold and vivid tapestry of hypocrisy and greed, which drives today's cancel culture." --Nancy Kranich, Former President of the American Library Association
"Generous gifts of wisdom, encouragement, and practical guidance are packed into this brief exploration of a perennially challenging issue." --Rick Ashton, former City Librarian of the Denver Public Library.