Google Celebrates Your Freedom to Read, Unless, of Course, You’re in China

Leslie Burger, the president of the American Library Association is helping Google celebrate Banned Books Week, taking place this year Sept. 23-30. Her post at Google’s blog encourages us to visit google.com/bannedbooks, where we can use Google Book Search to explore some of the best novels of the 20th century which have been challenged or banned.

This is a very cool portal to some of the books previously considered dangerous in our society. Too bad citizens in China can’t count on Google to privide similar access to unpopular ideas in their country.

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