A new documentary on Indonesia’s 1965-66 anti-communist genocide is taking the international festival circuit by storm. But in the country that most needs to see it, the film is underground, its crew largely anonymous.
The famed writer on life as Joseph Anton, the problems of free speech, and the importance of telling the ‘goddamn truth’.
Banned Books: The acclaimed author speaks about what motivates his censors, self-censorship, and the value of stories.
Bulgakov’s masterpiece remains a reminder that you can’t fight fire with fire.
Banned Books Week: Though Miller defeated censorship, his work was misunderstood and cartoonishly simplified
Banned Books Week: The celebrated and banned children’s book author speaks with us about the fears of censors, the deaths of children, and what we need to risk for literature.
Banned Books Week: This year, one Michigan school district tried to keep Morrison’s haunting narrative out of the classroom. A writer explores how Baby Suggs and Beloved teach us what we don’t learn in school.
Banned Books Week: The author of The Color Purple (and one of America’s most censured writers) tells Megan Labrise about finding wisdom in the songs of ancestors, why her acclaimed novel won’t be translated into Hebrew, and approaching writing in a priestly state of mind.
Author Misha Glenny discusses the escalating danger of cyber-crime, its impact on civil liberties, and why hackers should be nurtured for their creativity and skills.
Just in time for the holidays, a new CD compiles a who’s who of banned musicians from around the world.