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Banned Books Week: Freedom to Read

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Published on Sep 23, 2011

"Ideas are dangerous for people who are in little boxes," observes Bette Greene, whose young adult novel The Drowning of Stephan Jones, which deals candidly with homophobia, has been challenged in a number of places throughout the country. She is not alone. Many Open Road authors have had the same experience, including William Styron, Pat Conroy, Jean Craighead George, and Terry Southern. In this special new video learn the true stories behind the efforts to ban The Confessions of Nat Turner, Candy, and Julie of the Wolves, books that many today consider literary classics.

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