Arts and Entertainment

Banned Books Club @ Elation Brewing

June 7 2022

Elation Brewing 5104 Colley Ave,, Norfolk, VA 23508
Fight the fight once a month as we read, discuss, and raise awareness of recently challenged books.
Led by literature Prof. Alicia DeFonzo (ODU). All ages welcome.
Mar. 1: The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
(National Book Award) Currently banned by VB Public Schools backed by Gov. Youngkin for “explicit” content.
Apr. 5: Harry Potter, JK Rowling
(British Children’s Book Award) Being burned in Tennessee for “witchcraft.”
June 7: Maus, Art Spiegelman
(Pulitzer Prize) Holocaust graphic novel banned by Tennessee school board for “language.”

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