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The Rise in Book Bans—and How to Fight Back

Date: Thursday, August 18 at 1pm ET / 10am PT

Attempts to restrict and ban books are as old as publishing itself, but the past two years have seen a marked uptick in these efforts, particularly books treating LGBTQ issues, sex and abortion, and race. Explore recent developments, historical context, and steps First Amendment advocates can take to fight back.

Attempts to restrict and ban books are as old as publishing itself, but the past two years have seen a marked uptick in these efforts, particularly books treating LGBTQ issues, sex and abortion, and race. Explore recent developments, historical context, and steps First Amendment advocates can take to fight back.