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 Florida Mom Urges Ban On 80 Books On Atheism, Abortion and Homosexuality
Florida Mom Urges Ban On 80 Books On Atheism, Abortion and Homosexuality
Eighty books in high school library stacks are corrupting students with tales of abortion, homosexuality and atheism. That's according to a West Palm Beach mother who has appealed to the school board to remove the books from the shelves of Dreyfoos and Royal Palm Beach high schools. [where's that Flordia category?] picked by sholom22 4 years ago
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 Library fight riles up city, leads to book-burning demand
Library fight riles up city, leads to book-burning demand
A fight over books depicting sex and homosexuality has riled up a small Wisconsin city, cost some library board members their positions and prompted a call for a public book burning. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 The Best Of Books That Never Were
The Best Of Books That Never Were
These are books that never existed, rather than famous works of fiction.

Books, TV and Film regularly reference fictional books that were never written in our world but are very real to the characters in the story. Help us assemble a veritable library of books that never were! picked by holotone 5 years ago
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 Give your books away...
Give your books away...
...and get new ones.

Service that lets you request books and share your giveaways with others.

Pock and I were just discussing having too many books, and not being able to bring ourselves to throw them away... picked by lynxears 2 years ago
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 Rating system for books advised
Rating system for books advised
Some school board members of Kanawha County (West Virginia) are wondering why schools cannot judge books and give them ratings similar to the ones for movies and television shows. picked by DemureArt 4 years ago
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 A Library Without Books
A Library Without Books
“When I look at books, I see an outdated technology, like scrolls before books,’’said James Tracy, headmaster of Cushing and chief promoter of the bookless campus. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Woman Jailed For Overdue Library Books
Woman Jailed For Overdue Library Books
Rock County residents take notice: The library wants books back on time. picked by dollyllama 4 years ago
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 Mexican Catholics protest abortion plan
Mexican Catholics protest abortion plan
Mexicans marched on Sunday against plans to legalise abortion in Mexico City, a move that has split opinion in the world's second-largest Roman Catholic country and drawn fire from the Pope. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Man Jailed for Stealing Pages from Rare Books
Man Jailed for Stealing Pages from Rare Books
A wealthy U.S. businessman with a passion for books about the Middle East was sentenced to two years in jail Friday for stealing pages from rare texts at two of Britain's most venerable libraries. picked by suebe 3 years ago
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 Why Is Amazon Removing The Sales Rankings From Gay, Lesbian Books?
Why Is Amazon Removing The Sales Rankings From Gay, Lesbian Books?
Amazon removed the sales ranking from several books about gay dating and homosexual lifestyle for being "adult" material, but kept the ranking on things like vibrators and anal plugs.

*Amazon fail* picked by cmgoings 3 years ago
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The Value and Uses of Audio Books
The value of audio books, both for those who buy them and those who sell them, lies in their incredible versatility. Audio books are many things to many people. For some, audio books are a great way to enjoy the bestsellers everyone is talking about without the eye strain and can accompany reading page after page. For the blind and those with other disabilities, audio books can be a great way to e... read full post picked by peterparker1333 4 years ago
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 "Amazing" Rock Art May Revise Australian History Books
"Amazing" Rock Art May Revise Australian History Books
Thousands of Aborigine rock paintings discovered in the remote ranges of northern Australia may force a rewrite of the nation's history books. That's because the art—which ranges from 15,000 years old to 50 years old—depicts contact with other cultures possibly centuries before the arrival of the British. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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   Discrimination alleged against students who "suffer" homosexuality
Discrimination alleged against students who "suffer" homosexuality
A social activist has filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal against the Education Ministry alleged discrimination against homosexual students, because they are not being offered a 'cure' for their homosexuality picked by funkfrost 3 years ago
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 Awful Library Books
Awful Library Books
Awfullibrarybooks.wordpress.com is a collection of the worst library holdings. The items featured here are so old, obsolete, awful or just plain stupid that we are horrified that people might be actually checking these items out and depending on the information. picked by bornbad 2 years ago
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 Europe Seeks to Ease Rules for Putting Books Online
Europe Seeks to Ease Rules for Putting Books Online
The European Commission is to draft rules, making it easier to put many books online. The move is a part of the commission’s effort to bolster access to information and to encourage online businesses. picked by 2manyusernames 2 years ago
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 U.S. High School Students Shot To Death In Mexico
U.S. High School Students Shot To Death In Mexico
Three teenage boys were shot to death in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, at least two of them U.S. citizens and high school students in Texas, authorities said Monday. picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 Kindle: Amazon Launches a New Wireless Reading Device
Kindle: Amazon Launches a New Wireless Reading Device
"Now Amazon.com Inc., the online retail giant, has come up with what it hopes will be the iPod of e-book readers, the Kindle, which can download books, newspapers and Web content wirelessly, and includes a keyboard for annotating books as well."

See the actual product here. picked by mahler87 4 years ago
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 5 Books That Can Actually Make You Stupider
5 Books That Can Actually Make You Stupider
"Reading brings to mind wisdom, the exchange of ideas and quiet contemplation. It does not bring to mind people who need help putting their pants on. These books change all of that..." picked by addoccini 4 years ago
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 50 Banned Books That Everyone Should Read
50 Banned Books That Everyone Should Read
The following books are excellent examples of great literature that has become banned or challenged in an attempt to shield the public from what some see as inappropriate. picked by sharon22 2 years ago
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 Obama's Books Contain Material Detremential To National Security!?
Obama's Books Contain Material Detremential To National Security!?
That is the contention of America's most secure prison and the FBI. The prison gave that as an excuse for denying Ahmed Omar Abu Ali's request to have two books written by Obama: "Dreams from My Father" and "The Audacity of Hope." picked by 2manyusernames 2 years ago
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 Man Creates Machine that Writes Books on Its Own
Man Creates Machine that Writes Books on Its Own
A French academic has created a machine which prints books which "Do not exist except for the title until a customer orders one" that he claims writes with a quality similar to "what a competent wordsmith or an MBA might produce." picked by xenity7 4 years ago
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