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dale-estey's picture
Jul.18.2013
I don't make any of this up, you know. [DE] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Guantanamo Frowned on John Grisham Books By JESS BRAVIN The military prison at Guantanamo Bay makes sure that the suspected terrorists it houses don't receive dangerous materials—things like weapons, narcotics and, of...
phil-naessens's picture
Oct.23.2012
    On Tuesdays Phil Naessens Show Phil discusses the recent stripping of Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles as well as his other woes, congratulates the San Francisco Giants winning the National League Pennant, shares his thoughts about Hawaii Five-O, 666 Park Avenue, Jersey...
phil-naessens's picture
Oct.12.2012
Lance Armstrong captivated the world when he won the 1999 Tour de France. Winning that event was a remarkable feat but what made it all the more inspiring was that nearly two years prior Armstrong was in the fight of his life against the deadly disease of cancer. Armstrong defeated cancer and then...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.09.2012
And - if I thought it would really work - I might do it myself. Of course, I am not quite the level of celebrity as Ms. Rivers is, and I doubt I could manage to have a film crew present to record the event.  And Costco (as far as I know) has not banned my book from its shelves. 'Cause if they...
clinton-fein's picture
Jan.06.2011
Mark Twain's classic "Huckleberry Finn," one of the most frequently banned books in America and one that is increasingly erased from reading lists and curricula across the country, is about to re-emerge in a racially cleansed format that makes it palatable for our oversensitive times,...
kristen-caven's picture
May.13.2010
Last week's launch of both my book and the strike anniversary celebrations was deeply moving and exciting. President Jan Holmgren, who started at Mills the summer after the strike and is retiring this year, spoke about the strike and the importance of women's education. Everyone told amazing...
peter-klein's picture
Sep.29.2009
This week is Banned Book Week! Banned Books Week is the only national celebration of the freedom to read. It was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than a thousand books have been challenged since 1982. The...